Boston University Geometry Seminar
Fall 2001

Wed 3:00 - 4:00 in Room MCS 148

Tea: 2:30 - 3:00 in Room MCS 153

September 26
Pavel Etingof (MIT)
Algebras and varieties related
to finite subgroups of Sp(2n)
October 3
Suhyoung Choi (Seoul National University, visiting BU)
Surfaces with flat projective structures and
3-manifolds with radiant affine structures
Special Date and Room
October 9
1-2pm in MCS 180
Tea: 12:30-1pm in MCS 180
Aaron Bertram (Utah)
Reconstructing genus zero
Gromov-Witten invariants
October 17
Harry Tamvakis (Brandeis)
Quantum cohomology of Lagrangian and
orthogonal Grassmannians
October 24
Mitchell Rothstein (Athens)
Algebro-geometric solutions to nonlinear
evolution equations in two space variables
October 31
Yuan-Pin Lee (UCLA)
Quantum cohomology on flag manifolds,
finite difference Toda lattices, and quantum groups
November 7
Takuro Mochizuki (IAS)
On the virtual class of the
moduli of stable r-spin curves
November 14
Dmitry Arinkin (Harvard)
Connections with a small
parameter on a curve
November 21
No Seminar
Thanksgiving Break
November 28
Ivan Mirkovic (U. Mass. Amherst)
Differential operators in positive
characteristic and modular representations
Special Date and Room
December 7
4-5pm in MCS 149
Tea: 3:30-4pm in MCS 153
Charles Doran (Columbia)
Algebraic solutions to Garnier systems
from elliptic surface moduli
Special Date and Room
December 14
3-4pm in MCS 149
Tea: 2:30-3 in MCS 153
Ralph Kaufmann (USC)
Orbifolding Frobenius algebras

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