Boston University Geometry Seminar
Fall 2006

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

Tea: 2:45 - 3:00 in Room MCS 153

September 6
Rafael Diaz
(Universidad Central de Venezuela)
Homological Matrices
October 4
Paul Norbury
(Boston University)
Volumes of moduli spaces of hyperbolic surfaces
Special Date and Time
October 5
Time: 4:00
Room: MCS B46
Tea: 3:45 in MCS 137
David ben-Zvi
(University of Texas at Austin)
Geometric Langlands and Real Groups
October 11
Jointly with the Mathematical Physics Seminar
Alexander Goncharov
(Brown University)
A Feynman integral for the motivic fundamental group
October 18
Thomas Nevins
(University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
Perverse bundles and CM spaces
Special Date and Room
October 23
Room: MCS 135
Tea: 2:45 in MCS 137
Mathai Varghese
(Adelaide University)
On a noncommutative Grothendieck-Riemann-Roch theorem
October 25
Maxim Braverman
(Northeastern University)
Refined analytic torsion
November 1
Megumi Harada
(McMaster University)
Localization via cobordisms and polytope decompositions
Special Date and Time
November 3
Time: 4:00
Room: MCS 148
Tea: 3:45 in MCS 153

Noriko Yui
(Queen's University)
Motives, modularity, and mirror symmetry
November 8
Pierre Albin
Index theory on conformally compact manifolds
Special Time
November 15
Valerio Toledano Laredo
(Northeastern University)
Flat connections, braid groups, and quantum groups
November 22
Fall Recess:
No Seminar
November 29
Peter Topalov
(Northeastern University)
On geodesic exponential maps of the Virasoro group
December 6
Benoit Charbonneau
(McGill University)
Moduli of calorons and flagged bundles

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