Boston University Geometry Seminar
Spring 2002

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

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

February 6
Anders Buch (MIT)
Quantum cohomology of Grassmannians
February 13
Emma Carberry (MIT)
On the existence of minimal tori in S^3 of
arbitrary spectral genus
February 20
Shinobu Hosono (Harvard, Univ. of Tokyo)
Monodromy transforms in mirror symmetry
of Calabi-Yau manifolds
February 27
Maxim Braverman (Northeastern)
Semi-classical asymptotic for determinants of
operators almost elliptic with parameter
March 6
No Seminar
Spring Break
March 13
Jiun-Cheng Chen (Harvard)
Flops, flips and Fourier-Mukai transform
March 20
Mihnea Popa (Harvard)
Regularity on abelian varieties
March 27
Joao Paulo Santos (MIT)
Holomorphic bundles on blown up surfaces
April 3
Alexander Postnikov (MIT)
Quantum cohomology of Grassmannians
and affine algebras
April 10
Samuel Grushevsky (Harvard)
Hodge volumes and effective Schottky problem
April 17
Denis Auroux (MIT)
Singular plane curves and
symplectic 4-manifolds
April 24
Susan Tolman (Urbana-Champaign)
Loop group actions and symplectic reduction
May 1
Paul Horja (Ann Arbor)
Derived categories and mirror symmetry

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