Boston University Geometry and Physics Seminar
Spring 2017

Wed. 4:00 - 5:00 in Room MCS 148

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

February 1
(Room B21)
Theo Johnson-Freyd
(Perimeter Institute)
Fermionic hamiltonian reduction and periodicity
February 8
Simone Cecchini
(Northeastern University)
Callias-type operators in C*-algebras and positive scalar curvature on noncompact manifolds
February 15
No seminar this week
February 22
Artan Sheshmani
(QGM Aarhus/ CMSA Harvard)
Nested Hilbert schemes and local Donaldson-Thomas theory
March 1
No seminar this week.
March 13
Hsian-Hua Tseng
(Ohio State University)
A tale of four theories
March 22
Xiaolei Zhao
(Northeastern University)
Birational Geometry of Moduli Spaces of Sheaves and Stability Conditions
March 29
Yu-Shen Lin
(Columbia University)
Special Lagrangians with Boundaries in Rational Elliptic Surfaces
April 5
Roger Casals
Differential Algebra of Cubic Graphs
April 12
Brian Lehmann
(Boston College)
Geometric Manin's Conjecture and rational curves
April 19
Dan Berwick-Evans
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Hamiltonian and Lagrangian perspectives on elliptic cohomology
April 25
Room PSY B49
Linhui Shen
(Northwestern University)
Donaldson-Thomas transformations for moduli spaces of local systems on surfaces
May 3
Mauro Porta
(University of Pennsylvania)
The derived Riemann-Hilbert correspondence

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