Alan Dow is a Professor of Mathematics at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

He works in applications of set-theory and forcing to questions in topology In recent years this work has focused primarily on questions involving countable convergence in compact spaces.

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Recent and upcoming talks by Alan Dow

47th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference, 23-25 March, 2013

The 47th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference Central Connecticut State University New Britain, CT 06050 March 23-25, 2013 Distinguished Guests W. W. Comfort, Wesleyan University Marcus M. Marsh, California State University, Sacramento Plenary Speakers Marcus M. continue reading…

Alan Dow: Compact spaces with a small diagonal — Husek’s question

Departmental colloquia at York University, 3/Dec/2012 3:30-4:30 pm, with refreshments at 3pm Speaker: Alan Dow Talk Title: Compact spaces with a small diagonal — Husek’s question Abstract: A compact space with a G-delta diagonal is metrizable. continue reading…

30/Nov/12: Christina Brech and Alan Dow

30/November/2012, 11:o0–12:00 Fields institute,Room 230 Speaker: Chtistina Brech Title: The Banach space $\ell_\infty/c_0$ in the Cohen model Abstract: We will present some results concerning nonexistence of isomorphic copies of certain Banach spaces inside $\ell_\infty/c_0$ in the Cohen model. continue reading…

Workshop on Forcing Axioms and their Applications, October 22-26, 2012

This workshop will take place at the Fields institute, as a part of the 2012 Thematic Program on Forcing and its Applications. Organizing Committee: Jordi Lopez Abad Justin Tatch Moore Stevo Todorcevic Show Schedule Monday, October 22 9:30 Justin Tatch Moore, Cornell University Martin’s Maximum, a tutorial 1 The purpose of these talks will be to survey the consequences of Martin’s Maximum. continue reading…

Graduate course on Forcing

starting the week of Sept. 17 Course on Forcing by Alan Dow (UNC Charolette) Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Stewart Library, Fields Institute This will be a basic Forcing course directed towards graduate students and non-experts which will still reach a reasonable level of sophistication in designing forcing notions. continue reading…

2012 North American Annual ASL Meeting

The 2012 North American Annual Meeting will take place March 31–April 3, 2012 (University of Wisconsin Madison). Plenary Speakers A. Dow (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) J. Steel (Berkeley) I. continue reading…

46th Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference, March 22 – 24, 2012

The 2012 Spring Topology and Dynamics Conference will take place March 22-24, 2012 (Mexico City, Mexico) Invited Speakers Plenary speakers Alejandro Illanes, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Tao Li, Boston College Pedro Ontaneda, Binghamton University Eric Swenson, Brigham Young University Jan van Mill, Vrieje Universiteit Netherlands Alexander Blokh, University of Alabama at Birmingham. continue reading…

Toposym 2011

The Symposium will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, Aug, 7–12. The early registration deadline is this Tuesday (May 31st). Please visit: http://www.toposym.cz. Speakers include Spiros Argyros, Alan Dow, Bernardo Cascales, Dikran Dikranjan, Eli Glasner, Petr Hájek, Logan C. continue reading…