Topic: Localizations and completions in topology.
Time: Wednesdays 2:30  3:30 PM, unless otherwise noted.
Location: MC 108.
Date  Speaker  Title  References 

September 18  Daniel Schäppi  Overview and motivation 

September 25  Marcy Robertson  Localization of spaces  A.K. Bousfield. The localization of spaces with respect to homology. Topology 14, 133150, 1975. 
October 2  Marcy Robertson  Localization of spaces, part 2  
October 9  Mike Misamore  Localization of spectra  A.K. Bousfield. The localization of spectra with respect to homology. Topology 18, no. 4, 257281, 1979. 
October 16  No meeting today. Happy Thanksgiving.  
October 23  Martin Frankland  The Rnilpotent completion  A.K. Bousfield and D.M. Kan. Homotopy limits, completions and localizations. Lecture Notes in Mathematics, Vol. 304. SpringerVerlag, 1972. (Chapters 12) 
October 30  Martin Frankland  Relation between completion and localization 

November 6  Omar Ortiz  Rational homotopy theory via commutative dg algebras 

November 13  Enxin Wu  Rational homotopy theory via dg Lie algebras 

November 20  Hugo Bacard  padic homotopy theory  M. Mandell. $E_{\infty}$ algebras and padic homotopy theory. Topology 40, no. 1, 4394, 2001. 
November 27  Mike Misamore  Morava Ktheories and the chromatic tower 

December 4  Daniel Schäppi  The thick subcategory theorem 

For more information, contact Martin Frankland.