The Stanford Algebraic Geometry Seminar online (spring and summer 2020)

Click on the title to see the abstract (when available).

Register in advance for the seminar:

Then attend the seminar: (pwd 362880)

Date and Time (Pacific)SpeakerTitle
April 3, 4 pmWill Sawin (Columbia)The Shafarevich conjecture for hypersurfaces in abelian varieties (abstract below)
April 17,  11-12:30Gavril Farkas (Humboldt)Green’s Conjecture via Koszul modules
April 24, 11-12:30Kirsten Wickelgren (Duke)

There are 160,839 + 160,650 3-planes in a 7-dimensional cubic hypersurface

May 1, 10:45-11:45Borys Kadets (MIT)

38406501359372282063949 & all that: Monodromy of Fano Problems 

May 1, 12-1Burt Totaro (UCLA)

The Hilbert scheme of infinite affine space 

May 8,  10:45-11:45Julie Desjardins (Toronto)

Density of rational points on a family of del Pezzo surface of degree 1  (slides)

May 8, 12-1Bjorn Poonen (MIT)

Bertini irreducibility theorems via statistics 

May 15 10:45-11:45

Rohini Ramadas (Brown)

The locus of post-critically finite maps in the moduli space of self-maps of  {\mathbb{P}}^n 

May 15, 12-1Rob Silversmith (Northeastern)

Studying subschemes of affine/projective space via matroids

May 22, 11-12:30Chenyang Xu (MIT)K-moduli of Fano varieties
May 29, 10:45-11:45Yuchen Liu (Yale)Moduli spaces of quartic hyperelliptic K3 surfaces via K-stability
June 5, 12-1Bhargav Bhatt (Michigan)A p-adic Riemann-Hilbert functor and vanishing theorems
June 12, 10:45-11:45Margaret Bilu (NYU)Arithmetic and motivic statistics via zeta functions (video)
June 12, 12-1Wei Ho (Michigan)Splitting Brauer classes
July 10, 12-1John Christian Ottem (Oslo)

On (2,3)-fourfolds (video, slides)

July 17, 12-1Laura Escobar Vega (Washington University St. Louis)Wall-crossing phenomena for Newton-Okounkov bodies (video, slides)
July 24, 12-1Brendan Hassett (Brown/ICERM)

Symbols, birational geometry, and computations (video, slides)

July 31, 12:30-1:30 (note slightly unusual time!)Dan Abramovich (Brown)

Resolution and logarithmic resolution via weighted blowings up (slides)

(The discussion for Dan Abramovich’s talk is taking place not in zoom-chat, but at, and will be deleted after 3-7 days.)


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