Fridays 3:15-4:15 in 383-N (with exceptions)

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October 4 | Alexei Oblomkov (U Mass Amherst) | Plane curve singularities, knot homology and Hilbert scheme of points on plane |

October 25 | Francois Greer (Stanford) | Picard Groups of Moduli Spaces of K3 Surfaces |

November 1 | Bhargav Bhatt (IAS) | Lefschetz for local Picard groups |

November 8 | no seminar (WAGS weekend) | |

November 9-10 | Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium, at UCSD | speakers: Aaron Bertram, Ana-Maria Castravet, Sabin Cautis, Zhiyuan Li, Aaron Pixton, Alexey Zinger |

November 15 | Mark de Cataldo (Stonybrook University) | The projectors of the decomposition theorem are absolute Hodge |

November 22 | Allen Knutson (Cornell) | Conormal varieties and the Temperley-Lieb algebra |

November 29 | no seminar (Thanksgiving break) | |

Monday December 2, 2:30 pm, 383-N | Yuri Tschinkel (NYU – Courant Institute, and Simons Foundation) | Igusa integrals |

January 31 | Nick Katz (Princeton) | Equidistribution questions arising from universal extensions |

Tuesday February 18, 4 pm, 383-N (joint with topology) | Akhil Mathew (Harvard) | The Galois group of a stable homotopy theory |

Friday February 28 | Bernd Sturmfels (UC Berkeley) | The Euclidean Distance Degree of an algebraic variety |

Friday March 7 (joint with number theory) | Kiran Kedlaya (UCSD) | Sato-Tate groups of abelian surfaces |

May 2 | June Huh (Michigan) | Homology classes in algebraic varieties: nef, effective, and prime |

May 2 | Zhiyuan Li (Stanford) | Special cycles on Shimura varieties of orthogonal type |

May 16 | Qile Chen (Columbia) | A^1-curves on quasi-projective varieties |

May 23 | Aaron Pixton (Clay Mathematical Institute) | Double ramification cycles and tautological relations |

May 30 | John Lesieutre (MIT) | Negative answers to some positivity questions |