Boston University Geometry Seminar
Spring 2001

Wed 3:00 - 4:00 in Room MCS 149

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

February 7
Ilia Zharkov (IAS)
Theta functions for indefinite polarizations
February 14
Daniel Allcock (Harvard)
The moduli of cubic threefolds
February 21
Dieter Kotschick (Munich, visiting Harvard)
Kuenneth manifolds and Lagrangian foliations
Special Date and Time:
February 27
4pm in MCS 149
Tea: 3:30pm in MCS 153
Special Seminar:
Dirk Kreimer (Mainz, Physics Department)
New mathematical structure in an old fashion:
renormalization, residues, and the Riemann-Hilbert problem
February 28
Robert Kotiuga (BU, Dept. of Engineering)
Topology and three dimensional electromagnetics
March 7
No seminar
(Spring Break)
March 14
Yong-Geun Oh (Madison)
Lagrangian intersection Floer cohomology
and (filtered) A-infinity algebra
March 21
Chuu-Lian Terng (Northeastern)
Orthogonal coordinates on R^n and integrable systems
March 28
Tyler Jarvis (Brigham Young)
Infinite Cohen-Macaulay complexes and
non-Noetherian Stanley-Reisner rings
Special Date:
April 6
3pm in MCS 149
Tea: 2:30pm in MCS 153
Igor Krichever (Columbia)
Vector bundles and Lax equations
on algebraic curves
April 11
Sheldon Katz (Oklahoma State)
Enumerative geometry of stable maps
with Lagrangian boundary conditions
April 18
Tom Graber (Harvard)
Gromov-Witten theory and
the Abel-Jacobi map
April 25
Claudio Bartocci (Genova)
Fourier-Mukai transforms of
quaternionic instantons
May 2
Sean Keel (Austin)
Global generation for line bundles
over finite fields

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