Boston University Geometry and Physics Seminar
Spring 2016

Wed. 4:00 - 5:00 in Room MCS B19

Tea: 3:45 - 4:00 in Room MCS 144

Jan 27
Fabian Haiden
(Harvard University)
Flat surfaces and stability in triangulated categories
Feb 3
Matthew Mahowald
(Northwestern University)
Open Gromov-Witten Theory and Knots
Feb 10
No seminar
Feb 17
Yu-Shen Lin
(Stanford University)
On the Corresponding Theorem between Tropical and Holomorphic Discs
Feb 18
Li-Sheng Tseng
(University of California Irvine)
Symplectic Invariants and Differential Forms

Room: B08
Feb 24
Nathaniel Bade
(Northeastern University)
Factorization in super Chern-Simons matter theories on $S^3$
Mar 2
Brian Williams
(Northwestern University)
Chiral differential operators from curved beta-gamma
Mar 16
Tomoyuki Arakawa
(RIMS, Kyoto University)
Deligne exceptional series, Feigin-Frenkel conjecture, and W-algebras
Mar 23
Sarah Harrison
(Stanford University)
Moonshine modules and extremal CFTs
Mar 30
Eduardo Gonzalez
(University of Massachusetts Boston)
Quantum Kirwan for Quantum K-theory
Apr 6
 Dan Xie
(Harvard University)
A2 Hitchin system, quivers and Donaldson-Thomas invariant
Apr 13
Netanel Samual Blaier
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
The quantum Johnson homomorphism, formality and symplectic isotopy
Apr 20
Yefeng Shen
(Stanford University)
 LG/CY correspondence via modularity

Room: PSY B49
Apr 25
Oren Ben-Bassat
 (Univ. of Haifa / Oxford)
Banach Algebraic Geometry
Room: MCS 148
Apr 27
Vasily Dolgushev
(Temple University)
Kontsevich's formality quasi-isomorphism is "demystified"

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