Curtis McMullen - Virginia Mathematics Lectures - November 8-10, 2021
##### Event start date: 2021/11/08

##### Curtis McMullen (Harvard)

- Lecture 1 - “
**Solving the quintic by iteration**”. Monday, November 8, 2021. Time and location TBA. - Lecture 2 - “
**Billiards and moduli spaces**”. Tuesday, November 9, 2021. Time and location TBA. - Lecture 3 - “
**Rigidity for planes in flexible 3-manifolds**”. Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Time and location TBA.

The lectures are preceded by the Virginia Topology Conference.

View details »- The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for
**two postdoctoral positions**: Whyburn Research Associate and Lecturer and Mary Ann Pitts Research Associate and Lecturer. - The Department of Mathematics at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, invites applications for
**two RTG (Research Training Group) postdoctoral Research Associate positions**, in the fields of geometry and topology.

Virginia Topology Conference “Geometry and Dynamics in Hyperbolic Spaces”
will be held on **November 5-7, 2021**, at the University of Virginia.

The conference will be followed by the Virginia Mathematics Lectures series, from November 8th to 10th, 2021. This year’s speaker will be Curtis McMullen from Harvard University. For additional information see here.

**The Mathematics Department is pleased to announce the following prize winners for the 2020-2021 year:**

**E.J. McShane Prize:**- Zachary Baugher

**Edwin E. Floyd Prize:**- Zachary Carlini
- Spencer Martin
- Casia Siegel
- Michael Stepniczka
- Sean Stuhlsatz

Presenting the seventh issue of the Department newsletter: 2020 Virginia Math Bulletin.