Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Spring 2001

The Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar takes place Fridays at 2:30 pm in 417 Mathematics. All are welcome.

Schedule of upcoming talks

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

January 19 Andreas Gathmann Harvard Relative Gromov-Witten invariants and the mirror formula
January 26 Meeyoung Kim Stony Brook Small degree coverings and small codimensional subvarieties
February 2 Gregory Smith Berkeley Sheaves on toric varieties
February 9 Amnon Yekutieli Ben Gurion Decomposition of the Hochschild complex of a scheme
February 16 Mircea Mustata Berkeley Jet schemes of locally complete intersection canonical singularities
February 23 Angela Gibney Michigan There are no nontrivial fibrations of the moduli space of curves
March 2 (12 pm) Sandor Kovacs Washington Families of varieties of general type
March 2 Rob Lazarsfeld Michigan Some algebraic applications of multiplier ideals
March 2 (4 pm) Janos Kollar Princeton The nonprojective Nash conjecture
March 23 Yves Laszlo Paris 6 Links between the fundamental group and vector bundles
March 30 Young-Hoon Kiem Stanford Cohomology pairings on singular quotients in geometric invariant theory
April 6 (12 pm) Zoltan Szabo Princeton Holomorphic disks and invariants for 3-manifolds and smooth 4-manifolds
April 6 Tom Mrowka MIT On the borderline -- a slick method of defining Floer homology
April 6 (4 pm) Nigel Hitchin Oxford Invariant functionals on differential forms
April 13 Lev Borisov Columbia String cohomology vector spaces of Calabi-Yau hypersurfaces
April 20 Richard Thomas Imperial Mirror symmetry and special Lagrangians
April 27 Ralph Kaufmann USC Orbifold Frobenius algebras, cobordisms and monodromies
May 4 Sheldon Katz Oklahoma State Enumerative geometry of stable maps with Lagrangian boundary conditions

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