Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Spring 2018

The Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar takes place on Fridays at 3:30 pm in 417 Mathematics Hall on the Columbia campus. All are welcome. Tea is served at 3 pm in 508 Mathematics Hall.

The seminar is organized by Johan de Jong, Daniel Litt, and Alexander Perry.

Schedule of upcoming talks

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

January 19 Aaron Bertram University of Utah Counting Quotients
January 26 Yuri Tschinkel New York University Rationality problems
February 2 Michail Savvas Stanford University Generalized Donaldson-Thomas Invariants via Kirwan Blowups
February 9 Anna Cadoret Université Pierre et Marie Curie The fundamental theorem of Weil II (for curves) with ultra product coefficients
February 16 David Hansen Columbia University The one-point compactification of a scheme
February 23 Ádám Gyenge University of British Columbia A power structure over the Grothendieck ring of geometric dg categories
March 2 Xiaolei Zhao Northeastern University Twisted cubics on cubic fourfolds and stability conditions
March 9 Brian Lawrence Columbia University Diophantine Problems and a p-adic Period Map
March 16 No seminar Spring break
March 23 Special doubleheader event. Note the special times and rooms.
2:30 pm in 507 Math Angela Gibney Rutgers University Vector bundles on the moduli space of curves from affine Lie algebras
3:45 pm in 417 Math Daniel Krashen Rutgers University Topological viewpoints on local-global principles
March 30 Joe Waldron Princeton University Singularities of general fibers in positive characteristic
April 6 János Kollár Princeton University Severi-Brauer varieties
April 13, Special time and place:
10:30 am in 407 Math
Ariyan Javanpeykar Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz Arithmetic finiteness results for Fano varieties and hypersurfaces
April 20 Yuan Wang Northwestern University Rational curves on hypersurfaces
April 27 Daniel Bragg University of Washington Supersingular twistor spaces

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, S '15, F '15, S '16, F '16, S '17, F '17

This page is maintained by Alexander Perry.