Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Spring 2015


The Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar takes place on Fridays at 3:30 pm in 203 Mathematics Hall on the Columbia campus. All are welcome. Tea is served at 3 pm in 508 Mathematics Hall.

Schedule of upcoming talks

Click on the title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

January 23 Nick Proudfoot Oregon The Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomial of a matroid
January 30 No seminar School on Gromov-Witten theory at Stony Brook
February 6 Rob Lazarsfeld Stony Brook Syzygies, gonality and symmetric products of curves
February 13 Steve Bradlow Urbana Higgs bundles, spectral curves, and low-dimensional Lie group isomorphisms
Thurs., Feb. 19 Kolchin Memorial Lecture by Christopher Hacon at 3 pm in 417 Mathematics
February 20 Moritz Kerz Regensburg/IAS Transfinite limits in topos theory
February 27 Dave Anderson Ohio State Divisors on Bott-Samelson varieties
March 6 Special seminar, joint with the Institute for Advanced Study, in 203 Mathematics
2:00 pm Christian Schnell Stony Brook D-modules on abelian varieties
3:30 pm Emanuele Macrì Northeastern Bridgeland stability on threefolds
5:00 pm Lev Borisov Rutgers Equality of stringy E-functions of Pfaffian double mirrors and related results
March 13 Claire Voisin Jussieu/IAS Decomposition of the diagonal and the stable rationality problem
March 20 No seminar Spring break Also the first day of AGNES at Boston College
Thurs., Mar. 26 First Ritt Lecture by Manjul Bhargava at 5:30 pm in Held Lecture Hall, Barnard Hall
March 27 Second Ritt Lecture by Manjul Bhargava at 3:30 pm in Held Lecture Hall, Barnard Hall
April 3 V. Srinivas Tata/IAS
April 10 Lenny Taelman Amsterdam/IAS Complex multiplication and K3 surfaces over finite fields
April 17 Matthew Morrow Bonn
April 24 Zhiyuan Li Stanford The Noether-Lefschetz conjecture and its generalizations
May 1 Michel Van den Bergh Hasselt


Schedules from the past: F '97 - F '00, S '01, F '01, S '02, F '02, S '03, F '03, S '04, F '04, S '05, F '05, S '06, F '06, S '07, F '07, S '08, F '08, S '09, F '09, S '10, F '10, S '11, F '11, S '12, F '12, S '13, F '13, S '14, F '14

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