AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:10:34
2003 Fall Southeastern Section Meeting
Chapel Hill, NC, October 2425, 2003
Meeting #991
Associate secretaries: John L Bryant, AMS bryant@math.fsu.edu
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry

Friday October 24, 2003, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, I
Room 308, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

8:30 a.m.
Rigid relations in mapping class groups.
Dan Margalit*, University of Utah
(99120210) 
9:00 a.m.
Real vector bundles obtained from representations of pure braid groups, and fundamental groups of complex hyperplane complements.
F. R. Cohen*, University of Rochester
A. Adem, University of Wisconsin, Madison
D. C. Cohen, Louisiana State University
(99155196) 
9:30 a.m.
Cohomology of the boundary of a line arrangement.
Daniel C. Cohen*, Louisiana State University
Alexander I. Suciu, Northeastern University
(99132134) 
10:00 a.m.
Euler Classes and Group Actions.
A Adem*, University of Wisconsin
(99155172) 
10:30 a.m.
Koszul Duality and Graph Cohomology.
T G Goodwillie, Brown University
K Igusa*, Brandeis University
(99118175)

8:30 a.m.

Friday October 24, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, II
Room 308, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

2:30 p.m.
On bounded cohomology of amalgamated products of groups.
Igor V Erovenko*, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
(9912007) 
3:00 p.m.
Calculations in $H^2(G,Q/Z)$ Made Easy.
Eric S. Brussel*, Emory University
(99116166) 
3:30 p.m.
Introduction to the Rost invariant in Galois cohomology.
Skip Garibaldi*, Emory University
(99111164) 
4:00 p.m.
Ultraproducts and the FriedlanderMilnor conjecture.
Tibor Beke*, University of Michigan
(9912271) 
4:30 p.m.
A conjectural bridge from mod p arithmetic cohomology to characteristic 0.
Avner Ash*, Boston College
(9911118) 
5:00 p.m.
Euler characteristics of arithmetic groups.
Ivan E Horozov*, Brown University
(99111112) 
5:30 p.m.
Vanishing of Some Cohomology Groups and Bounds for the ShafarevichTate Groups of Elliptic Curves.
Byungchul Cha*, Johns Hopkins University
(9911105)

2:30 p.m.

Saturday October 25, 2003, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, III
Room 308, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

8:00 a.m.
Extensions for finite groups of Lie type in the defining characteristic.
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
(99120245) 
8:30 a.m.
Exponential maps for good characteristics.
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
(99120183) 
9:00 a.m.
Rational Schur algebras.
Stephen Doty*, Loyola University Chicago
(99116144) 
9:30 a.m.
Quantum Weyl reciprocity for cohomology.
Brian J Parshall*, University of Virginia
Leonard L. Scott, University of Virginia
(99120136) 
10:00 a.m.
Extensions for Frobenius kernels.
Christopher P Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(99120114) 
10:30 a.m.
Realization of orbit closures via cohomology and representation theory.
Daniel K. Nakano*, University of Georgia
Toshiyuki Tanisaki, Osaka City University
(9912044)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday October 25, 2003, 2:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
Special Session on Group Cohomology in Algebra and Geometry, IV
Room 308, Hanes Hall
Organizers:
Richard M. Hain, Duke University hain@math.duke.edu
Kevin P. Knudson, Mississippi State University knudson@math.msstate.edu

2:30 p.m.
A rowremoval theorem for the Ext$^1$ quiver of symmetric groups and Schur algebras.
David J Hemmer*, University of Toledo
(99120119) 
3:00 p.m.
The Hopf ring structure of the cohomology of the symmetric groups.
Terrence P Bisson*, Canisius College
Andr\'e Joyal, Universit\'e du Qu\'ebec \`a Montre\'eal
(99155217) 
3:30 p.m.
The Dade Group of Extraspecial pGroups.
Nadia P Mazza*, University of Georgia
(99120235) 
4:00 p.m.
On Nilpotent Ideals in the Cohomology Ring of a Finite Group.
Jonathan N Pakianathan*, University of Rochester
Ergun Yalcin, Bilkent University, Turkey
(99155225) 
4:30 p.m.
Problem Session

2:30 p.m.