## Columbia Algebraic Geometry & Gauge Theory Seminar## Fall 2002 |
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The Columbia Algebraic Geometry & Gauge Theory Seminar takes place Fridays at 3:30 pm in 507 Mathematics. All are welcome.

September 20 | Eric Zaslow | Northwestern | Duality and the open string |

September 27 | Philip Boalch | Columbia | Symplectic geometry of moduli spaces of irregular meromorphic connections on curves |

October 4 | Lawrence Ein | UIC and Harvard | Singularities of pairs and jet schemes |

October 11 | Kalle Karu | Harvard | The hard Lefschetz theorem for nonrational polytopes |

October 18 | Richard Thomas | Imperial | How to become a millionaire: nodes and the Hodge conjecture |

October 25 | Chris Woodward | Rutgers | Peterson's formulas for the small Gromov-Witten invariants of G/P |

November 1 | Harry Tamvakis | Brandeis | Quantum cohomology of isotropic Grassmannians |

November 8 | George Daskalopoulos | Brown | On the Yang-Mills flow in higher dimensions |

November 15 | Yi-Jen Lee | Princeton | Noncontractible periodic orbits, Gromov invariants, and Floer-theoretic torsions |

November 22 | Ivan Smith | Ecole Polytechnique | Conformal blocks and complex Morse functions |

December 6 | John Etnyre | Pennsylvania | Legendrian knots in dimensions above three |

Dec. 13 at 3 pm | Dan Abramovich | Boston Univ. | Flips, derived categories and moduli |

December 20 | Lucia Caporaso | Rome | Postponed to the spring |

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