Boston University Geometry Seminar
Spring 2009

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

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

February 11
Scott Carnahan
Generalized Moonshine: an overview
February 18
Dmitri Zvonkine
From Thom polynomials of singularities to representations of the symmetric group.
February 25
Pokman Cheung

Vertex algebras and the Witten Genus
March 4
Travis Schedler
Cyclic homology and the Gauss-Manin connection.
March 11
Spring Break
No Seminar

March 18
Roman Fedorov
(Boston University)
Irregular Wakimoto modules and the DMT connection
March 25
Jonathan Weitsman
Fermionization, convergent perturbation theory, and correlations in quantum gauge theories
April 1
Matthew Headrick
New approaches to numerical Calabi-Yau metrics

April 8
Ben Webster
Representation theory and a strange duality for symplectic varieties .
April 15
Davesh Maulik
April 22
Alistair Savage
(University of Ottawa)
April 29

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