Homotopy Theory Reading Seminar: Localization

Essential information



Date Speaker Topics
Jan 18 Organizational meeting
Jan 25 Brandon Doherty Localization of spaces (cf. Bousfield '75)
Feb 1 Marco Vergura Localization at a prime (cf. May-Ponto)
Feb 8 Luis Scoccola Completion and its relation to localization (cf. Bousfield-Kan)
Feb 15 Luis Scoccola Completion and its relation to localization (cf. Bousfield-Kan), part 2
Feb 22 Alex Rolle Rational homotopy theory
Mar 1 James Richardson Localization of spectra
Mar 8 James Richardson Localization of spectra, part 2
Mar 22 Luis Scoccola Localization in HoTT

Additional topics

To be discussed if time permits:

  • Localization in higher category theory (cf. Lurie or Anel-Biederman-Finster-Joyal).
  • Localization in simplicial presheaves (cf. Jardine, Local Homotopy Theory, Ch. 7).
  • Chromatic homotopy theory.
  • Localization in Homotopy Type Theory.

See the Fall 2013 Edition website for many useful references.


For more information, please contact Chris Kapulkin.