Talks

Aaron Lauda
Forthcoming Talks
  1. Algebraic Lie theory, Cambridge Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, UK, September 12-16, 2011
  2. Workshop on Category Theoretic Methods in Representation Theory, University of Ottawa, October 14-16, 2011.
  3. Southern California Algebraic Geometry seminar, UCLA, November 5th, 2011.

Here is a list of talks I have given.

  1. "Categorified Groups," Quantum Gravity Seminar, University of California, Riverside, April 2003.
  2. "2-Groups and String Diagrams", Categories and Logic Seminar, University of Cambridge, October 2003.
  3. "String Diagrams and 2-Groups", Topology Seminar , Norwegian University of Science and Technology, December 2003.
  4. "Internalization", Topology Seminar , Norwegian University of Science and Technology, December 2003.
  5. "Frobenius Algebras and the Walking Ambidextrous Adjunction", Categories and Logic Seminar, University of Cambridge, March 2004.
  6. " Categorified Frobenius Algebras", Oporto Meetings on Geometry, Topology and Physics, July 2004.
  7. "Frobenius Categories", Summer Topology Seminars, University of California San Diego, September 2004.
  8. "An introduction to Khovanov homology", Categories and Logic Seminar, University of Cambridge, October 2004.
  9. "2-Groups, trialgebras and Hopf Categories", two talks with Richard Garner and Henry Pfeiffer, Categories and Logic Seminar, University of Cambridge, January/February 2005.
  10. "Frobenius algebras and topological quantum field theory", Seminars for Undergraduates Too , Subgroup of the University of Cambridge Archimedeans, February 2005.
  11. "Frobenius algebras and thick tangles", Topology Seminar, University of Chicago, May 2005.
  12. "From physics to functors", two talks, Category Theory Seminar, University of Chicago, May 2005.
  13. "Frobenius algebras and thick tangles", Quantum Gravity Seminar, University of California, Riverside June 2005.
  14. "Worldsheet topology and state sum models", Math/Phys Learning Seminar, Stony Brook University, October 24th.
  15. "Frobenius algebras and thick tangles", Joint Algebra and Geometry/Topology Seminar, University of Glasgow, November 2nd 2005.
  16. "Constructing functors from string worldsheets into algebraic categories.", Categories and Logic Seminar, University of Cambridge, November 15th 2005.
  17. "Frobenius algebras and thick tangles", Pure Mathematics Colloquiums, University of Sheffield, November 23rd 2005.
  18. "From adjunctions to extended TQFTs", Topology Seminar, University of Oxford, November 28th 2005.
  19. "Khovanov's categorification of the Jones polynomial", Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam, December 8th 2005.
  20. "Khovanov homology and open-closed TQFTs", Homotopy Theory Mini-conference, Sheffield, January 13th 2006.
  21. "Open-closed TQFTs and tangle homology", two talks joint with Hendryk Pfeiffer, University of Chicago, April 2006.
  22. The topology of open and closed strings, The Invariant Society, University of Oxford, May 16th, 2006.
  23. "Open closed TQFTs and tangle homology", Geometry/Topology Seminar, Columbia University, October 2006.
  24. "Frobenius algebras, quantum topology and higher categories", Thematic Program on Geometric Applications of Homotopy Theory, Fields Institute, Toronto, January13th, 2007.
  25. "Quantum topology and tangle homology", University of California, Riverside, February 2007
  26. Link homology and categorification, Kyoto
  27. "Categorifying quantum groups", QG2 2008 Quantum Geometry and Quantum Gravity Conference , Nottingham, July 2nd, 2008
  28. "Categorifying quantum groups", Symplectic geometry seminar, Columbia University, September 12th, 2008.
  29. "Frobenius algebras and Topological Quantum Field Theory", Undergraduate Mathematics Society, Columbia University, September 17th, 2008.
  30. "Categorifying quantum groups", Combinatorial Representation Theory, Fall Western Section Meeting of the AMS, University of Britsh Columbia and PIMS, Vancouver, October 4--5, 2008.
  31. "Categorifying quantum groups", Representation Theory, Geometry & Combinatorics Seminar, Berkeley, October 6th, 2008.
  32. "Diagrammatic algebra", Graduate Colloquium, George Washington University, December 8th, 2009.
  33. "Categorifying quantum groups", Knots in Washington, George Washington University, January 9-11, 2009.
  34. "Lectures on categorified quantum groups" (three lectures), Kyoto University, Japan January 15th - January 27th, 2009
  35. "A categorification of quantum sl(2)", Nagoya University, January 20th, 2009
  36. "Categorifying quantum groups", 88th Peripatetic Seminar on Sheaves and Logic , Cambridge University, April 4-5, 2009.
  37. "Categorifying quantum sl2", Categorification and Geometrisation from Representation Theory University of Glasgow, Apr 13, 2009 - Apr 18, 2009.
  38. "Categoriying quantum sl2", Algebra and Discrete Mathematics Seminar, University of California Davis, May 14th-21st, 2009
  39. "Categorifying quantum groups", Geometric Representation Theory and Extended Affine Lie Algebras, University of Ottawa, June 29 - July 3, 2009. (pdf slides)\
  40. "Categoriying quantum sl2", Summer School on Link homology, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris June 29th -- July 3rd, 2009.
  41. "Categoriying quantum sl2", Combinatorial Geometric Structures in Representation Theory, London Mathematical Society Durham Symposium, July 6th - July 16th, 2009.
  42. "Categoriying quantum sl2", Institute for Mathematics, University of Zurich, July 30th-August 9th, 2009.
  43. "Categorifying quantum groups", New York Area Algebra Seminar, CUNY Graduate Center, October 9th, 2009.
  44. "Categorifying quantum groups", International workshop on Lie algebras and related topics , NIMS, Daejon, Korea, October 19-22, 2009.
  45. "Categorifying quantum groups", AMS special session "Homotopy theory and higher algebraic structures", AMS Western Section Meeting, University of California, Riverside, Novermber 7-8th 2009.
  46. "Categorifying quantum sl2", Knots in Washington XXIX, George Washington University, December 4-6, 2009
  47. "Categorifying quantum groups", AMS special session "Cohomological and algebraic methods in representation theory", National AMS meeting in San Fransico, California, January 13th - 16th, 2010.
  48. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", Introductory workshop: Homology Theories of Knots and Links, MSRI Berkeley, January 25th - 29th, 2010.
  49. "Categorifying quantum groups", Geometry, Symmetry and Physics seminar, Yale University, February 4th, 2010.
  50. "Diagrammatic algebra", Manhattan College, February 9th, 2010.
  51. "Categorifying quantum sl2", Homology Theories of Knots and Links, MSRI Berkeley, March 15th-19th, 2010.
  52. "Categorifying quantum groups", Rutgers, Lie Groups and Quantum Math Seminar, April 30th, 2010.
  53. Double Affine Hecke Algebras and Algebraic Geometry Workshop, MIT, May 17th-21st, 2010.
  54. Categorification of topological invariants and applications, Stony Brook, June 21st-25th, 2010.
  55. "Diagrammatic approach to categorification of quantum groups" (three lectures), XIXth Oporto Meeting on Geometry, Topology, and Physics, Portugal, 19-23 July 2010.
  56. Algebraic and Combinatorial Approaches to Representation Theory, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, August 12th-16th 2010.
  57. "Categorifying quantum sl2", UPenn Math/Physics Seminar, October 12th, 2010.
  58. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups" (four lectures), Higher Structures 2010, Erwin Schroedinger Institute (ESI), Vienna, October 19-22, 2010.
  59. "Quantum knot invariants and their categorifications", Graduate student topology seminar, LSU, October 29th, 2010.
  60. CUNY Representation Theory Seminar, November 12th, 2010.
  61. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", Colloquium, Boston College, November 19th, 2010.
  62. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", USC Geometry and Topology Seminar, November 22nd, 2010.
  63. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", Northeastern GASC seminar, November 29th, 2010.
  64. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", Colloquium, Purdue University, December 10th, 2010.
  65. "Inventing KLR algebras", Taipei Conference on Representation Theory in Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, December 19-23, 2010.
  66. "Categorifying quantum groups and link invariants", UCSD, January 17th, 2010.
  67. "Categorifying quantum groups and link invariants", LSU Colloquium, January 21st, 2010.
  68. "Categorifying quantum groups and link invariants", University of Georgia, January 25th, 2010.
  69. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups", Colloquium, Georgia Tech, January 26th, 2010.
  70. "From cohomology of Grassmannians to categorification of sl(2)", University of Southern Alabama, Algebra seminar, March 25th, 2011.
  71. "From cohomology of Grassmannians to categorification of sl(2)", LSU, Algebra seminar, April 12th, 2011.
  72. "From partial flag varieties to categorification of quantum sl2", ETH Zurich, May 5hm 2011.
  73. Universitat Zurich, May 13th and May 20th, 2011.
  74. "The structure of categorified representation theory", Swiss Knots 2011, Lake of Thun, Switzerland, May 22-28, 2011.
  75. "Diagrammatic categorification of quantum groups" (two lectures), University Paris Diderot, PPS Seminar, May 30th, 2011.

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