Geometry Seminar Schedule

Fall 1999

Wed Sep 22, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153. |
Michael Polyak (Tel Aviv)Gauss diagram formulas
for Vassiliev invariants |

Wed Sep 29, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153. |
Igor Dolgachev (Michigan)Conjugacy classes of
elements of finite order in the plane Cremona group |

Wed Oct 6, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153. |
Klaus Hulek (Hannover)Examples of Siegel modular
varieties which have a Calabi-Yau model |

Note: Special Time and RoomWed Oct 13, 1999, 3-4pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 2:30pm, MCS 153. |
Paolo Aluffi (Florida State)Characteristic classes of
singular varieties |

Wed Oct 20, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153. |
Alexander Braverman (MIT)Geometry of parabolic
Drinfeld spaces |

Wed Oct 27, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153. |
Henri Moscovici (Ohio State and CMI)Hopf algebras in
transverse geometry |

Note: Special Time and RoomWed Nov 3, 1999, 3-4pmMath/Computer Science, Room 180 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 2:30pm, MCS 153. |
Tyler Jarvis (BYU)The Generalized Witten Conjecture
and Moduli Spaces of Higher Spin Curves |

Wed Nov 17, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room MSC 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153 |
Stefan Stolz (Notre Dame)Spinor bundles on
loop spaces |

Wed Dec 1, 1999, 4-5pmMath/Computer Science, Room MSC 149 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 3:30pm, MCS 153 |
Ivan Mirkovic (U. Mass. Amherst)Group theory encoded in
the Loop Grassmannian |

Note: Special Time and RoomFri Dec 10, 1999, 3-4pmMath/Computer Science, Room B46 111 Cummington Street, Boston Tea at 2:30pm, MCS 153 |
Grigory Mihkalkin (Harvard)Geometry of
holomorphic amoebas |

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