Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Fall 2014

Tuesdays at 4:00PM in Herman Brown Hall Room 227

Organized by Brian Lehmann, Anthony Várilly-Alvarado, and Brendan Hassett

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
August 27th Kestutis Cesnavicius MIT Selmer groups and class groups
September 3rd Brian Lehmann Rice Zariski decompositions for cycles
September 5th Gregory Pearlstein Texas A&M Normal functions and the Hodge conjecture
September 10th Steven Sam Berkeley Twisted commutative algebras
September 17th Alex Wright University of Chicago Affine submanifolds of the moduli space of abelian differentials
October 1st Patricio Gallardo Stony Brook On the moduli space of quintic surfaces
October 8th John Lesieutre MIT Counterexamples to some positivity questions
October 21st Orsola Tommasi Hannover Stable cohomology of toroidal compactifications of the moduli space of abelian varieties
October 22nd Remke Kloosterman Humboldt University Maximal families of nodal varieties with defect
October 24th Evgeny Mukhin IUPUI What is Bethe ansatz?
October 29th Mihai Fulger Princeton Strictly pseudo-effective classes
November 5th Peter Mannisto Berkeley Albanese and Picard 1-motives in Positive Characteristic
November 12th Jennifer Park MIT Effective Chabauty for symmetric powers of curves
November 19th Sho Tanimoto Rice The distribution of S-integral points on SL_2-orbit closures of binary forms
December 3rd Kuan-Wen Lai Rice The Gromov Witten/Hurwitz correspondence (after Okounkov and Pandharipande)