Boston University Geometry Seminar
Fall 2008

Wed 4:00 - 5:00 in Room MCS 149

Tea: 3:45 - 4:00 in Room MCS 153

September 24
Takashi Kimura
(Boston University)
A relative Riemann-Hurwitz theorem and
orbifold Gromov-Witten theory
October 1
Roman Fedorov
(Boston University)
Langlands transform: irregular singularities.
October 8
John Duncan
Fuchsian groups and affine Dynkin diagrams
October 15
Yunfeng Jiang
(University of Utah)
The quantum orbifold cohomology of root gerbes.
October 22
Florent Schaffhauser
(Keio University)

A real convexity theorem for quasi-Hamiltonian actions
October 29
Yaron Ostrover

On algebraic properties of the quantum homology.
November 5
Gleb Gusev
(Moscow State University, Independent University of Moscow, and MIPT)

Monodromy zeta-functions of deformations and Newton diagrams
November 12
David Fried
(Boston University)
Kleinian groups with two parabolic generators

November 19
Soren Galatius
Spaces of graphs and homology of automorphism groups of free groups
November 26
No seminar

December 3
Pedram Hekmati
(KTH and MIT)

December 10

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