Mondays 2:45-3:45 in 383-N (with exceptions)

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September 24 | Zhiyuan Li (Stanford) | Modular forms and special cubic fourfolds |

October 1 (in 380-Y) |
Hsian-Hua Tseng (Ohio State) | Toric mirror maps revisited |

October 8 | Daniel Erman (Michigan) | Semiample Bertini Theorems over finite fields |

October 15 | Sam Grushevsky (Stony Brook) | The stable cohomology of moduli of abelian varieties and compactifications |

October 20-21 weekend | Matt Baker (Georgia Tech), Johan de Jong (Columbia), Sean Keel (Austin), János Kollár (Princeton), Burt Totaro (Cambridge/UCLA) | The Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (at the University of Utah) |

Friday October 26, 2:30 pm, 383-N |
Sam Payne (Yale) | Tropicalization of the moduli space of curves |

October 29 | Jordan Ellenberg (Wisconsin) | Geometric analytic number theory |

Friday November 9, 2:30 pm, 383-N |
Bhargav Bhatt (Michigan/IAS) | p-adic derived de Rham cohomology |

November 12 | John Ottem (Cambridge) | Ample subschemes and partially positive line bundles |

November 19 | (no seminar, Thanksgiving break) | |

November 26 | Yunfeng Jiang (Imperial College London) | On the crepant transformation conjecture |

December 3 (in 380-Y) |
Matt Satriano (Michigan) | Toric Stacks and Applications to Cycle Theory |

Thursday January 10 Distinguished Lecture 1 of 2, 4:15-5:15, 380-W (fancy tea beforehand) |
János Kollár (Princeton) | Local topology of analytic spaces |

Thursday January 24 Distinguished Lecture 2 of 2, 3:15-4:15, Gates B12 |
János Kollár (Princeton) | How to recognize families of Cartier divisors? |

February 4 | Amnon Yekutieli (Ben-Gurion Univ.) | Residues and duality for schemes and stacks |

February 11 | Xuanyu Pan (Columbia) | The Geometry of Moduli space of rational Curves on Complete intersections |

Friday, February 22 (4-5 pm, 383-N) |
Brendan Hassett (Rice) | K3 surfaces, level structure, and rational points |

February 25 | Chenyang Xu (Beijing) | Comparison of stabilities |

Thursday February 28, 3:15-4:15, Gates B12 | Runpu Zong (Princeton) | Weak Approximation for isotrivial family |

March 11 | Igor Dolgachev (Michigan) | Rational self-maps of moduli varieties |

April 1, 2:45-3:45 pm | Nathan Ilten (Berkeley) | Equivariant Vector Bundles on T-Varieties |

April 1, 4-5 pm | Anand Deopurkar (Columbia) | Compactifying spaces of branched covers |

April 8 | Greg G. Smith (Queen’s University) | Nonnegative sections and sums of squares |

April 15, 3:30-4:20 pm, 383-N | Donu Arapura (Purdue) | Splittable objects in derived categories and Kodaira vanishing |

April 15, 4:30-5:20 pm, 383-N | Vivek Shende (MIT) | Higher discriminants |

April 22, 4-5 pm, 381-U | Paolo Aluffi (Florida State University) | Segre classes of monomial subschemes |

April 29, 4-5 pm, 381-U | Zhiyu Tian (Caltech) | Weak approximation for cubic hypersurfaces |

May 6, 3:30-4:30 pm, 381-U | Andrew Morrison (ETH) | Behrend’s function is constant on |

May 6, 4:45-5:45 pm, 381-U | Arnav Tripathy (Stanford) | Stabilisation of symmetric powers |

May 13, 4-5 pm, 381-U | Frank Sottile (TAMU) | Galois groups of Schubert problems |