Math 549, Spring 2021: Topics in Algebraic Topology
Samuel Eilenberg 19131998 More pictures
Saunders Mac Lane 19092005 More pictures
Category theory for the masses
Instructor Information

 Doug Ravenel
 Office: Hylan 819
Phone: x54415
Office hours: TBA
Class meetings

MW 2:003:15 online

The first meeting will be on Monday February 1.
Useful links

Doug’s archive. This includes copies of nearly every reference you need for this course.

Equivariant Stable Homotopy Theory and the Kervaire Invariant (to appear later in 2021) by Mike Hill, Mike Hopkins and Doug Ravenel. The material for this course is taken from Chapters 2 and 3 of this book.

Categories for the Working Mathematician, second edition 1998, by Saunders Mac Lane. The standard reference for category theory.

Higher Topos Theory, 2009, by Jacob Lurie. The standard reference for ∞categories.