The colloquium will cover introductory topics in differential geometry and topology that are of interest to physicists. Connections between the three fields will be emphasized.
This is a student-led colloquium led by Marvin Qi under the supervision of Sathya Guruswamy.
John Baez and Javier Muniain, Gauge Fields, Knots and Gravity World Scientific Publishing Company
Gregory Naber, Topology, Geometry, and Gauge Fields, Second Edition Springer
Mikio Nakahara, Geometry, Topology, and Physics, Second Edition CRC Press
Theodore Frankel, The Geometry of Physics, Third Edition Cambridge University Press