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Winter and spring Fridays 3:45-4:45 in 383-N*

Fall: Fridays 4:30-5:30 in 383-N (with exceptions)

Click on the title to see the abstract (if available). (For earlier talks in this seminar, click here. For related seminars, click here.) For more information, please contact Jun Li, Zhiyuan Li, or Ravi Vakil.

September 26 at 4 pm | Jarod Alper (ANU) | Associated forms in classical invariant theory |

October 3 | no seminar | |

October 10 | no seminar (WAGS weekend) | |

October 11-12 | Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (University of Idaho) | Christine Berkesch Zamaere, Jim Carlson , Giulio Caviglia, Dusty Ross, Karl Schwede, Sofia Tirabassi |

October 17 | no seminar | |

October 24 at 4:15 pm | Jim Bryan (UBC) | Donaldson-Thomas theory of local elliptic surfaces via the topological vertex |

October 31 at 4:30 pm | Nasko Atanasov (Harvard) | Interpolation and vector bundles on curves |

November 7 at 4:30 pm | Yefeng Shen (Stanford) | WDVV equations and Ramanujan identities |

November 14 at 4:30 pm | Yiwei Shi (Chicago) | The Shafarevich conjecture for K3 surfaces |

November 21 at 4:30 pm | Sabin Cautis (UBC) | Categorical Heisenberg actions on Hilbert schemes of points |

November 28 | no seminar (Thanksgiving break) | |

December 5 | Francois Charles (Paris-Sud and MIT) | Geometric boundedness results for K3 surfaces |

January 9 | Dan Edidin (Missouri) | Strong regular embeddings and the geometry of hypertoric stacks |

January 16 | Evan O’Dorney (Harvard) | Canonical rings of -divisors on |

January 23 | Mark Shoemaker (Utah) | A proof of the LG/CY correspondence via the crepant resolution conjecture |

January 30, 3:20-4:20 |
Radu Laza (Stony Brook) | Moduli of degree 4 K3 surfaces revisited |

January 30, 4:30-5:30 |
Jack Hall (ANU) | A generalization of Luna’s etale slice theorem |

February 13 | Alessandro Chiodo (Jussieu) | Néron models of Picard groups by Picard groups |

February 14-15 | conference on “Moduli spaces of curves and maps” | (more details later) |

February 20 | Daniel Murfet (USC) | Computing with hypersurfaces |

February 27, 3:20-4:20 |
Srinivas (TIFR) | Etale motivic cohomology and algebraic cycles |

February 27, 4:30-5:30 |
Sándor Kovács (Washington) | Projectivity of the moduli space of stable log-varieties |

February 28 – March 1 | Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (at UC Davis) | |

March 6 | maybe no seminar (Ravi away) | |

March 13 | maybe no seminar (Ravi possibly away) | |

April 3 | TBA | TBA |

April 10 | TBA | TBA |

April 17 | Anand Patel (Boston College) | TBA |

April 24 | TBA | TBA |

May 1 | TBA | TBA |

May 8 | Joe Rabinoff (Georgia Tech) | TBA |

May 15 | TBA | TBA |

May 22 | TBA | TBA |

May 29 | TBA | TBA |