Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Spring 2015

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

Organized by John Calabrese, Anthony Várilly-Alvarado, and Brendan Hassett

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
January 13th Yuecheng Zhu UT Austin Compactification of the moduli of polarized abelian varieties
January 20th Arnav Tripathy Stanford Symmetric powers and the étale Dold-Thom theorem
January 27th Atsushi Kanazawa Harvard Calabi-Yau threefolds with infinite fundamental group
February 3rd Jose Rodriguez Notre Dame Numerical irreducible decomposition of multiprojective varieties
February 10th Edgar Costa NYU Variation of Néron-Severi ranks of reductions of algebraic surfaces
February 17th Evangelos Routis Brown Weighted compactifications of configuration spaces
February 24th Nathan Kaplan Yale Codes, Curves, and Configurations of Points
March 3rd Spring Break No Meeting
March 10th Sam Raskin MIT Twisted cohomology of Zastava spaces and the semi-infinite flag variety
March 31st Chao Li Harvard Level raising mod 2 and arbitrary 2-Selmer ranks
April 7th Jen Berg UT Austin Insufficiency of the Brauer-Manin obstruction for Enriques surfaces
April 14th Madhusudan Manjunath Berkeley Tropical canonical curves of genus four, graph curves, and Berkovich skeleta
April 21st Pablo Solis Cal Tech Compactification of algebraic groups and moduli spaces
April 28th Ivan Cheltsov Edinburgh Cylinders in del Pezzo surfaces