March 24th, 2017

Colloquium Series

Sumner Myers lecture: Symmetric Hybrid Systems: Periodic Gait Design for Legged Robots

While wheeled vehicles are very efficient on even terrains, legged robots can outperform them on uneven terrains and where there is no...


Dissertation Defense: Foundations of Boij-Soderberg Theory for Grassmannians

Boij-Soderberg theory characterizes syzygies of graded modules and sheaves on projective space. This thesis is concerned with extending the...

What Knowers Know Well: Why Feminism Matters to Archaeology

Alison Wylie, Professor of Philosophy, Universities of Washington (Seattle) and Durham (UK)

Neglected questions about women, gender, and sexuality have been on the archaeological agenda since the late 1980s, and gender-inclusive...