Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Geometry/Physics Seminar
Year 2015-2016


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


Thursday, January 14, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Paul Bressler ,   Universidad de los Andes, Bogota
Title: Quasi-classical limit in deformation quantization
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Daniil Rudenko,   HSE, Moscow
Title: Goncharov conjectures and functional equations for polylogarithms
Abstract and details available


Thursday, March 31, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1pm
Melody Chan,   Brown University
Title: Tropical geometry
Special Note: http://moduli2016.eventos.cimat.mx/sites/moduli2016/files/MelodyChan.pdf
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Melody Chan,   Brown University
Title: Topology of the tropical moduli spaces of curves
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Claudia Scheimbauer,   MPIM-Bonn
Title: Derived symplectic geometry and AKSZ topological field theories
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 21, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       , 1:00pm
Renzo Cavalieri,   Colorado State University
Title: Pretalk
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Renzo Cavalieri,   Colorado State University
Title: Open Gromov-Witten Invariants of Toric Orbifolds and the CRC
Contact info here


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Alberto Cattaneo,   University of Zurich
Title:
Contact info here


Thursday, May 5, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Gabriel Kerr,   Kansas State University
Title: Homological mirror symmetry for elementary birational cobordisms
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Nick Sheridan,   Princeton/IAS
Title: Homological mirror symmetry for Greene-Plesser mirrors
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Eric Zaslow,   Northwestern University
Title: The Chromatic Lagrangian of a Cubic Planar Graph
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 2, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107 (or wherever is free), 12:00pm
Florian Naef,   University of Geneva
Title: Pre-talk
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Florian Naef,  
Title: The Goldman-Turaev Lie bialgebra and Kashiwara-Vergne
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 9, 2016

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Justin Hilburn,  
Title: Pre-talk
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Justin Hilburn,   University of Oregon
Title: Symplectic Duality and Mirror Symmetry of 3d N=4 Theories
Abstract and details available



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