Algebraic Geometry and Number Theory Seminar: Fall 2014

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

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

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
August 26th Sho Tanimoto Rice Balanced line bundles
September 2nd Ye Luo Rice Smoothing of linear linear series of rank one on metrized complexes of complex curves
September 9th Sofia Tirabassi Utah Varieties with Euler characteristic 1
September 11 Chelsea Watson MIT Non-commutative invariant theory
September 16th Emily Cliff Oxford Factorization structures on the Hilbert scheme of points on a surface
September 23rd Christian Martinez Utah Change of polarization for moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces as Bridgeland wall-crossing
September 30th Michael Groechenig Imperial College Reciprocity laws for higher-dimensional varieties
October 7th Alexander Perry Harvard Derived categories of Fano varieties of degree 10
October 14th No Meeting Midterm Recess
October 21st Yiannis Sakellaridis Rutgers Spherical varieties and the Langlands program
October 28th Richard Shadrach Rice Introduction to Shimura varieties
November 4th Daniel Halpern-Leistner Columbia The structure of instability in moduli theory
November 11th Márton Hablicsek U. Penn The Barannikov-Kontsevich theorem from a derived algebraic geometry point of view
November 18th Nivedita Bhaskhar Emory More examples of non-rational adjoint groups
November 25th Charles Doran Alberta From Elliptic Surfaces to Calabi-Yau Moduli via Euler Transform
December 2nd Sean Hartnoll Stanford Holography and condensed matter physics