Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Spring 2017

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

Organized by Arindam Roy, Anthony Várilly-Alvarado, and Ronen Mukamel

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
January 10 Andrew Sutherland MIT Sato-Tate distributions
January 17 TBA
January 24 TBA
January 31
February 7
February 14
February 21
February 28 Masahiro Nakahara Rice University Odd torsion Brauer-Manin obstruction on degree 2 K3 surface
March 7 Alan Haynes University of Houston Higher dimensional Steinhaus problems and a conjecture of Erdos, Geelen, and Simpson
March 14 Spring Break --- No Meeting
March 21 Reed Leon Gordon-Sarney Emory University Zero-Cycles on Torsors under Linear Algebraic Groups
March 28 Benjamin Schmidt University of Texas at Austin The Genus of Space Curves
April 4 Frank Thorne University of South Carolina Levels of distribution for prehomogeneous vector spaces
April 11 Caroline Turnage-Butterbaugh Duke University Bounding l-torsion in class groups of families of number fields of arbitrary degree
April 18 Richard Shadrach Rice Unversity Geometry of the special fiber of the Siegel modular varieties with Gamma_0(p) level structure
April 25 Sho Tanimoto University of Copenhagen The space of rational curves and Manin's conjecture