Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Geometry/Physics Seminar
Year 2015


Thursday, February 5, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Annenberg G29, 2:00pm
Ben Antieau,   UIC
Title: Dg categories, Hochschild cohomology, and the twisted Brauer space
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ben Antieau,   UIC
Title: Derived categories of elliptic fibrations
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: Minicourse Lecture I: Introduction to moduli spaces of curves
Special Note: Mini-course for graduate students (and others)
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 12, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Annenberg G32, 1:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: Minicourse Lecture II: The tautological cohomology ring
Special Note: Mini-course for graduate students (and others)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Stavros Garoufaludis,   Georgia Tech
Title: Quantum modularity and complex Chern-Simons theory
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: Minicourse Lecture III: The ELSV formula
Special Note: Mini-course for graduate students (and others)
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: An ELSV formula for the space of r-spin structures.
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 19, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Annenberg G32, 1:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: Minicourse Lecture IV: Double ramification cycles
Special Note: Mini-course for graduate students (and others)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Dimitri Zvonkine,   CNRS, Jussieu
Title: Pixton's conjecture on double ramification cycles
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 3pm
Bruno Klingler,   Jussieu
Title: Bi-algebraic geometry and its application to Diophantine problems
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 2, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Annenberg G29, 2:00pm
Claire Voisin,   CNRS and IAS
Title: Pre-talk: Introduction to Chow groups
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Claire Voisin,   CNRS and IAS
Title: Universally defined cycles
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 9, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Clemens Koppensteiner,   Northwestern
Title: A Microlocal Characterization of Perverse Coherent Sheaves
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 30, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Annenberg G29, 2:00pm
Junecue Suh,   UC Santa Cruz
Title: Pre-talk: Esnault and Viehweg's proof of the Kodaira vanishing theorem
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Junecue Suh,   UC Santa Cruz
Title: Kawamata-Viehweg type vanishing theorems with coefficients, with focus on applications
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Nicolò Sibilla,   University of British Columbia
Title: The topological Fukaya category and mirror symmetry for toric Calabi-Yau threefolds
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 28, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Tyler Kelly,   Cambridge University
Title: Toric Mirror Constructions and Derived Equivalence
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 4, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Paolo Rossi,   Institut de Mathématiques de Bourgogne, Dijon
Title: Double ramification cycles and quantum integrable hierarchies
Abstract and details available


Friday, August 21, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Conan Leung,   Chinese University of Hong Kong
Title: Witten deformation and the scattering diagram in the A-model
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 1, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 101, 1:00pm
Harold Williams,   UT Austin
Title: Pre-talk on Moduli Spaces of Microlocal Sheaves and Cluster Combinatorics
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Harold Williams,   UT Austin
Title: Moduli Spaces of Microlocal Sheaves and Cluster Combinatorics
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 8, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
David Treumann,   Boston College
Title: The Maslov cycle and the J-homomorphism
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 15, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       , 1:00pm
Ezra Getzler,  
Title: Introduction to the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism (Pretalk)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ezra Getzler,  
Title: The Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism and supergravity
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 22, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 101, 1:00pm
Hans Jocker,   University of Bonn
Title: Pretalk on the Quantum Geometry of 2d Gauge Theories
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Hans Jockers,   University of Bonn
Title: The Quantum Geometry of 2d Gauge Theories
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 29, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 101, 1:00pm
Pavel Mnev,  
Title: Pretalk on Quantum BV theories on manifolds with boundary
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Pavel Mnev,   MPIM
Title: Quantum BV theories on manifolds with boundary
Special Note: Note special place and time
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 5, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 101, 1:00pm
Shamil Shakirov,   Harvard
Title: TBA
Special Note: Note special time and place
Contact info here


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 103, 1:00pm
Paolo Rossi,   CNRS
Title: Cohomological field theories (pre-talk)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Paolo Rossi,   CNRS
Title: Double ramification cycle and integrable hierarchies
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Peter Samuelson,   University of Iowa
Title: The Homfly skein and elliptic Hall algebras
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Emmy Murphy,   MIT
Title: Flexibility in symplectic and contact geometry
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 19, 2015

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
John Lesieutre,   UIC
Title: Varieties with infinitely many Fourier-Mukai partners
Abstract and details available



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