Boston University Geometry and Physics Seminar
Fall 2021

Wed. 4:00 - 5:00PM at Room MCS B31

Tea: 3:45 - 4:00 in Room MCS B24

Sep 15th

11am via Zoom

Miranda Cheng
Academia Sinica/University of Amsterdam
Three-Manifolds, Quantum Modular Forms and log VOAs
Sep 22th


Pavel Etingof
Hecke operators over local fields and an analytic approach to the geometric Langlands correspondence
Sep 29th
Teng Fei
Rutgers Unviersity, Newark
The Type IIA flow and its applications in symplectic geometry
Oct 6th
Xuwen Zhu
Northeastern University
Fredholm theory of Tian--Yau metrics
Oct 13

3pm via Zoom

John Lott
University of California, Berkeley
Chern-Simons, differential K-theory and operator theory
Oct 20th
Ahmad Reza Haj Saeedi Sadegh
Northeastern University
Deformation to the Normal Cone and its Applications
Oct 27th


Stephan Stolz
University of Notre Dame
TMF-cohomology via 2-dimensional QFTs
Nov 3rd
Benjamin Gammage
Harvard University
Mirror symmetry and the SYZ base
Nov 10th


Charles Doran
University of Alberta
The Greene-Plesser Construction Revisited
Nov 16

3-4pm SCI 115

Alexander Braverman
University of Toronto
One ring to rule them all (or Coulomb branches and Ben-Zvi-Sakellaridis-Venkatesh duality outside of the cotangent case)
Nov 24th
Thanksgiving Recess

Dec 1st


Emily Cliff
University of Sherbrooke
Moduli spaces of principal 2-group bundles and a categorification of the Freed--Quinn line bundle
Dec 8th


Filip Dul
UMass Amherst
General Covariance from the Viewpoint of Stacks

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