Date 
Speaker 
Affiliation 
Title 
January 7th 
Daniel Erman 
Michigan 
Equations, syzygies, and vector bundles 
January 8th 
Xuanyu Pan 
Columbia 
Geometry of moduli space of rational curves on complete intersections 
January 15th 
YuJong Tzeng 
Harvard 
Enumerative Geometry: from Classical to Modern 
January 29th 
Brendan Hassett 
Rice 
Projective and birational geometry of Bridgeland moduli spaces, after Bayer and Macri 
February 5th 
Anthony VárillyAlvarado 
Rice 
On the unirationality of del Pezzo surfaces of degree 2 
February 12th 
Brendan Hassett 
Rice 
Examples of stability and wall crossings for Hilbert schemes, after Bayer and Macri 
February 19th 
Anna Kazanova 
U. Mass Amherst 
Degenerations of Godeaux surfaces and exceptional vector bundles 
March 5th 
Nicolas Addington 
Duke 
Hodge theory and dervied categories of cubic fourfolds 
March 19th 
Melody Chan 
Harvard 
Combinatorics of the tropical moduli space of curves and Outer space 
March 20th 
John Calabrese 
Oxford 
DonaldsonThomas invariants and birational transformations 
March 26th 
Tomer Schlank 
MIT 
Etale Homotopy and Diophantine Equations 
April 2nd 
Morgan Brown 
Michigan 
The McKay correspondence via tilting 
April 5th7th 


Texas Algebraic Geometry Seminar Austin 
April 9th 
Evgeny Mayanskiy 
Penn State 
An asymptotic Mukai model of M_6 
April 10th 
Zhiyuan Li 
Stanford 
Picard groups on Moduli space of K3 surfaces 
April 23rd 
Zhiyu Tian 
Cal Tech 
Weak approximation for cubic hypersurfaces 