Columbia Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Spring 2016

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.

Schedule of upcoming talks

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

January 22 No seminar
January 29 Jesse Kass So. Carolina How to count zeros arithmetically?
February 5 Alexander Efimov Steklov/HSE Categorical formal punctured neighborhoods of infinity
February 12 Daniel Lowengrub Berkeley A cancellation theorem for Segre classes
February 19 Hélène Esnault FU Berlin Isocrystals and Lefschetz theorems
February 26 Samuel Grushevsky Stony Brook Strata of meromorphic differentials with prescribed zeroes and poles
March 4 Roberto Svaldi Cambridge A geometric characterization of toric varieties
March 11 Special double-header event; 2 pm talk in 507 Math
2 pm Charles Doran Alberta & Maryland Mirror symmetry, Tyurin degenerations, and fibrations on Calabi-Yau manifolds
3:30 pm Jochen Heinloth Duisburg Some results on the geometry of moduli spaces of Higgs bundles
March 18 No seminar Spring break
March 25 Pablo Solis Caltech Voronoi tilings and loop groups
April 1 Robert Friedman Columbia Deformations of cusp singularities
April 8 No seminar AGNES
April 15 Aaron Silberstein Chicago The Galois theory of function fields over algebraically closed fields
April 22 Bhargav Bhatt Michigan Specializing varieties and their cohomology from characteristic 0 to characteristic p
April 29 Dragos Oprea UCSD On the tautological rings of the moduli of K3 surfaces

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

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