## Things I've Talked About

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### Lecture Series (6)

**Stacks controlling Floer theory and Morse theory (working title).***Mini-course for CATS 5 Conference.*Sep 2018.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Two-lecture series at Higher Categories and Mirror Symmetry Conference, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS).*Dec 2017.**Introduction to oo-categories, Lagrangian Cobordisms and Fukaya categories.***Lecture series at CGP in Pohang, Korea.*Dec 2016.**Floer theory through spectra.***Two-lecture series at CMSA's Mini-workshop on SYZ and Homological Mirror Symmetry.*Nov 2016.**Introduction to factorization homology.***Four-lecture mini-course at Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics in Bonn, Germany.*Oct 2015.**Lecture series on various topics including Lagrangian cobordisms, Factorization homology, and Bridgeland stability conditions.***CGP IBS in Pohang, Korea.*Feb 2014.

### Conference Talks (25)

**Stacks controlling Floer theory and Morse theory (working title).***Mini-course for CATS 5 Conference.*Sep 2018.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Two-lecture series at Higher Categories and Mirror Symmetry Conference, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS).*Dec 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Lie theory and mathematical physics, MIT.*Aug 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Topological and Algebraic Advances in QFT, Varese, Italy.*Aug 2017.**Factorization homology.***Topological and Algebraic Advances in QFT, Varese, Italy.*Aug 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Floer homology and homotopy theory, UCLA.*Jul 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Field Theories and Higher Structures in Mathematics and Physics, Casa Matematica de Oaxaca.*Jun 2017.**Homotopy theory and Symplectic topology.***Cornell Topology Festival (overlapped with Cornell colloquium/Oliver Club).*May 2017.**Floer theory through spectra.***Two-lecture series at CMSA's Mini-workshop on SYZ and Homological Mirror Symmetry.*Nov 2016.**Lagrangian Cobordisms and Fukaya Categories.***AMS Sectionals Special Session on Topology and Physics, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN.*Oct 2016.**How Lagrangian cobordisms should recover Floer theory.***Benjamin Peirce Fellowship Centennial Conference, Harvard University.*Jun 2016.**Topological Field Theories and knot invariants.***Brown University Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences (SUMS).*Mar 2016.**Lagrangian Cobordisms and Fukaya Categories.***Opening Conference for the Program on Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics, MPIM Bonn.*Jan 2016.**Introduction to factorization homology.***Four-lecture mini-course at Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics in Bonn, Germany.*Oct 2015.**Factorization homology.***Algebraic Methods topical session at International Congress of Mathematical Physics in Santiago, Chile.*Aug 2015.**Ring spectrum of Lagrangian cobordisms, and Fukaya Categories.***Workshop on Homotopy theory, manifolds, and field theories, MPIM Bonn.*Jun 2015.**Toward Fukaya categories over arbitrary coefficients.***Workshop on SYZ mirror symmetry and related topics, CMSA, Harvard University.*May 2015.**Cobordisms, Floer cohomology, and mirror symmetry over ring spectra.***Young faculty speaker, Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference, UIUC, United States.*Mar 2015.**Factorization homology.***Higher Structures in Geometry and Physics 2014, Geneva.*Oct 2014.**Lagrangian cobordisms and the Fukaya category.***Plenary speaker, ICM Satellite Conference on Mirror Symmetry, Pohang, South Korea.*Aug 2014.**Bridgeland stability conditions and the s-dot construction.***Plenary speaker, Tom Goodwillie's Birthday Conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia.*Jun 2014.**Bridgeland stability conditions and the s-dot construction.***UC Riverside AMS Sectional.*Nov 2013.**Bridgeland stability conditions and the s-dot construction.***UC Riverside AMS Western Fall Sectional Meeting, Special Session on Homotopy Theory and K-Theory.*Nov 2013.**Factorization homology and link invariants.***Les Houches.*Feb 2012.**A Stable (\infty,1)-category of Lagrangian Cobordisms.***Invited Talk, FRG Simons Workshop, SUNY Stony Brook, New York.*Aug 2010.

### Seminar Talks (23)

*Morse theory and a stack of broken lines*|| CGP Seminar, Pohang, Korea, Apr 2017 || Columbia University Seminar, Apr 2017 ||*Lagrangian cobordisms and Fukaya categories*|| Lecture series at CGP in Pohang, Korea, Dec 2016 || Perimeter Institute Seminar, Waterloo, Canada, May 2016 || University of Notre Dame Seminar, South Bend, IL, Apr 2016 || Simons Center Seminar, Stony Brook, NY, Apr 2016 || Johns Hopkins University Seminar, Feb 2016 || UC Irvine Seminar, Nov 2015 || Northeastern University Seminar, Sep 2015 || Harvard Differential Geometry Seminar, Sep 2014 || MSRI, Apr 2014 ||*Bridgeland stability conditions and K-theory*|| Northeastern University Seminar, Sep 2015 || MIT Topology Seminar, Oct 2013 ||*Factorization homology*|| LATop joint topology seminar, Nov 2015 || Muenster Seminar, Jun 2015 || Johns Hopkins, Apr 2012 || Topology Seminar, University of Copenhagen, Oct 2011 || Student talk, Leverpostej Seminar, Jun 2011 ||*Lagrangian cobordisms as a stable oo-category*|| Seminar, ETH Zurich, Nov 2011 || Seminar, IHES, Nov 2011 ||

### Colloquia (5)

**Bringing more homotopy theory to symplectic geometry.***UC San Diego Colloquium.*Nov 2017.**Homotopy theory and Symplectic topology.***Cornell Topology Festival (overlapped with Cornell colloquium/Oliver Club).*May 2017.**Cobordisms, Floer cohomology, and mirror symmetry over ring spectra.***Young faculty speaker, Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference, UIUC, United States.*Mar 2015.**Factorization homology.***UMass Boston Colloquium.*Sep 2014.**Lagrangian cobordisms and Floer Theory (post-doc seminar for algebraic topology and model theory post-docs).***MSRI.*Apr 2014.

### General Audience Talks (4)

**Topological Data Analysis.***Three-hour workshop for high school students from Kanazawa Izumigaoka Senior High School.*Sep 2016.**Topological Field Theories and knot invariants.***Brown University Symposium for Undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences (SUMS).*Mar 2016.**Knots and Quantum Field Theory.***Presidential Fellow Research Talk for Society of Fellows at Northwestern University.*Oct 2012.**Death of a genius.***General audience talk about Galois on his bicentennial, UNF Aalborg, Denmark.*Oct 2011.

### Talks for Learning Seminars/Schools/Workshops (31)

**Stacks controlling Floer theory and Morse theory (working title).***Mini-course for CATS 5 Conference.*Sep 2018.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Two-lecture series at Higher Categories and Mirror Symmetry Conference, Korea Institute for Advanced Study (KIAS).*Dec 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***Topological and Algebraic Advances in QFT, Varese, Italy.*Aug 2017.**Factorization homology.***Topological and Algebraic Advances in QFT, Varese, Italy.*Aug 2017.**Morse theory and a stack of broken lines.***ST Yau's Student Seminar.*Apr 2017.**Introduction to derived geometry and Floer theory.***Derived Geometry and Floer Theory Seminar, Harvard.*Sep 2016.**Lagrangian cobordisms and the Fukaya category.***ST Yau's Student Seminar.*Sep 2015.**Shifted symplectic structures.***Flumserberg school on Derived Algebraic Geometry.*Nov 2013.**The SYZ Conjecture.***MIT RTG Workshop in Big Bear Lake, California, led by Mark Gross.*May 2013.**Factorization homology and Goowillie-Weiss calculus.***Talbot Workshop in Garden City.*May 2012.**Supersymmetric Yang-Mills Theory.***Stony Brook.*Mar 2012.**Introduction to Homological Mirror Symmetry, II.***Student Talk, Leverpostej Seminar.*Jul 2011.**Introduction to Homological Mirror Symmetry, I.***Student Talk, Leverpostej Seminar.*Jul 2011.**E_n-algebras, Knot invariants, and Factorization Algebras.***Student talk, Leverpostej Seminar.*Jun 2011.**A-infinity categories.***Student talk, MIT RTG in Colorado led by David Nadler.*Jun 2011.**An Introduction to J-Holomorphic Curves.***Student Talk, Amie Wilkinson's Dynamics Seminar.*May 2011.**Differential Graded Lie Algebras and Singularities of Representation Varieties.***Student Talk, Pre-Talbot Seminar, Northwestern University.*Apr 2011.**The non-Abelian Hodge Theorem I.***Student Talk, David Nadler's Seminar.*Oct 2010.**The non-Abelian Hodge Theorem II.***Student Talk, David Nadler's Seminar.*Oct 2010.**The Pontrjagin-Thom Construction.***Student Talk, West Coast Algebraic Topology Summer School on Homotopy Theory of Moduli Spaces, Eugene, Oregon.*Aug 2010.**Representation Theory of SU(N) and Fusion Rules for LSU(N).***Student Talk, Workshop on Operator Algebras and Conformal Field Theory, Eugene, Oregon.*Aug 2010.**Chern-Simons as a 3-2-1 Theory.***Student Talk, 2010 Talbot Workshop on Twisted K-Theory and Loop Groups, Breckenridge, Colorado.*May 2010.**An Introduction to K-Theory.***Presentation, Pre-Talbot Seminar, Northwestern University.*Apr 2010.**Gromov's Construction of Non-Arithmetic Hyperbolic Manifolds.**A talk on the 1987 paper by Gromov and Piatetski-Shapiro on a method for constructing non-arithmetic hyperbolic manifolds,*Student Talk, Rupert Venzke's Hyperbolic Geometry Seminar, Northwestern University.*May 2009.**The Casson-Walker-Lescop Invariant and the Atiyah-Floer Conjecture.**A talk on 3-manifold invariants arising from mathematical physics, and how the Casson-Lescop-Walker invariant fits into the picture,*Presentation, Rozansky-Witten Theory Seminar, Northwestern University.*May 2009.**Stacks as Simplicial Schemes.**A talk about how stacks can be thought of as infinity-functors from the nerve of the category of rings to the quasi-category of simplicial sets,*Student Talk, David Nadler's Geometry and Topology Seminar, Northwestern University.*May 2009.**Sheaves on BG are Representations of G.***Student Talk, David Nadler's Geometry and Topology Seminar, Northwestern University.*Mar 2009.**Intersection Floer Homology.**A talk about intersection Floer homology given at the 2009 Talbot workshop, given under the guidance of Paul Seidel,*Student Talk, Talbot Workshop on Fukaya Categories and Homological Mirror Symmetry, MIT.*Mar 2009.**Gromov's Algebraic Lemma.**A talk about the Algebraic Lemma in Gromov's 1981 paper on groups of polynomial growth being virtually nilpotent,*Student Talk, Amie Wilkinson's Dynamics Seminar, Northwestern University.*Feb 2009.**Model Categories.**An introductory talk about model categories, the Dold-Kan correspondence between Simplicial Abelian Groups and Chain Complexes, and the Quillen equivalence between Topological Spaces and Simplicial Sets,*Student Talk, David Nadler's Geometry and Topology Seminar, Northwestern University.*Nov 2008.**Diffeomorphisms of the Circle and the Tits Alternative .**A talk about a section of Ghys's 2001 expository article about the Groups acting on the circle, and a version of the Tits alternative for subgroups of Diffeo(S^1),*Student Talk, Amie Wilkinson's Dynamics Seminar, Northwestern University.*Nov 2008.