Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Geometry/Physics Seminar
Year 2018-2019


Thursday, October 4, 2018

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Ezra Getzler,   Northwestern
Title: Variational calculus in the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism and general covariance
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 11, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Nikon Kurnosov,   University of Georgia
Title: About Kuga-Satake construction and its generalizations
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Tim Large ,   MIT
Title: Pre-talk
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Tim Large ,   MIT
Title: Steenrod operations and the Floer homotopy type
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 25, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Mihai Fulger,   Universiy of Connecticut
Title: Seshadri constants for vector bundles
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
James Pascaleff,   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: Monotone Lagrangians and disk counting
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
James Pascaleff,   University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Title: Wall-crossing formulas for Lagrangian mutations
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Charles Stibitz,   Northwestern
Title: Birational superrigidity and K-stability of Fano varieties
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Harold Williams,   UC Davis
Title: Pretalk
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Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Harold Williams,   UC Davis
Title: Kasteleyn operators from mirror symmetry
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Michele Schiavina,   Berkeley
Title: Pre-talk
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Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Michele Schiavina,   Berkeley
Title: Equivalence of gauge theories in the presence of boundaries: insights from General Relativity (there will be a pre-talk at 1pm)
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Chuanhao Wei,   Stony Brook University
Title: Zeros of log-one-forms and families of log-varieties
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Kevin Sackel,   MIT
Title: Convex surfaces in contact 3-manifolds
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Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Kevin Sackel,   MIT
Title: Convex contact handle decompositions
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 29, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Yaroslav Khromenkov,   Northwestern
Title: Dimensions of triangulated categories and Orlov's conjecture
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Honghao Gao,   Institut Fourier
Title: An Odyssey of Augmentations
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Honghao Gao,   Institut Fourier
Title: Augmentations and sheaves for knot conormals
Special Note: Note the unusual time.
Abstract and details available


Thursday, December 6, 2018

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Mingyi Zhang,   Northwestern
Title: Stable irrational hypersurfaces of small slopes
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Dmitry Tonkonog,   UC Berkeley
Title: Lagrangian tori in Fano manifolds
Special Note: Pre-talk
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Dmitry Tonkonog,   UC Berkeley
Title: Disk potentials and mirror symmetry
Special Note: Note the unusual time.
Abstract and details available


Thursday, January 17, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 102, 11:00am
Takumi Murayama,   University of Michigan
Title: Fujita-type conjectures and Seshadri constants
Abstract and details available


Thursday, January 24, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Kyler Siegel,   Columbia University
Title: Introduction to symplectic embedding problems and symplectic capacities
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Kyler Siegel,   Columbia University
Title: Higher symplectic capacities
Special Note: Note the unusual time and room.
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 7, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 102, 11:00am
Sebastián Olano,   Northwestern
Title: Extending holomorphic forms from the regular locus of a complex space
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Emmy Murphy,   Northwestern
Title: Weinstein manifolds and wrapped Fukaya categories
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Emmy Murphy,   Northwestern
Title: Inductively collapsing wrapped Fukaya categories and flexibility
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 14, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 102, 11:00am
Sebastián Olano,   Northwestern
Title: Extending holomorphic forms from the regular locus of a complex space II
Contact info here
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Sara Venkatesh,   IAS
Title: Hamiltonian Floer theory and symplectic cohomology
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Sara Venkatesh,   IAS
Title: Symplectic cohomology of subdomains
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 21, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 2:00pm
Harold Blum,   University of Utah
Title: Uniqueness of K-polystable degenerations of Fano varieties
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Oleg Lazarev,   Columbia University
Title: Flexibility and rigidity for Weinstein domains
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:10pm
Oleg Lazarev,   Columbia University
Title: Weinstein presentations and K-theory
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 28, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Giulia Saccà,   Columbia University
Title: Intermediate Jacobian fibration and wall crossing
Abstract and details available


Thursday, March 7, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Baptiste Chantraine,   Nantes
Title: Front projections and Lagrangian cobordisms
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Baptiste Chantraine,   Nantes
Title: Lagrangian cobordisms between Legendrian submanifolds and Lagrangian surgeries
Special Note: Note the unusual time and room.
Abstract and details available


Thursday, March 14, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 102, 11:00am
Olivier Martin,   Univ. of Chicago
Title: Measures of Irrationality for Very General Abelian Varieties
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 4, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Nicholas Switala,   UIC
Title: Matlis duals and local cohomology
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Alberto Cattaneo,   University of Zurich
Title: An Introduction to the BV-BFV Formalism
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Alberto Cattaneo,   University of Zurich
Title: Poisson sigma model by cut and paste
Abstract and details available


Friday, April 12, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 3:00pm
Philip Boalch,   Université Paris-Sud
Title: Stokes decompositions and wild monodromy
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 18, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Ziquan Zhuang,   Princeton University
Title: Birational superrigidity and K-stability of complete intersections of Fano index one
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 25, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Kenny Ascher,   Princeton University
Title: Hyperbolicity of varieties of log general type
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 9, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Roger Casals,   UC Davis
Title: Contact Submanifolds in Higher-Dimensions
Abstract and details available


Monday, May 13, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Izzet Coskun,   UIC
Title: The stabilization of the cohomology of moduli spaces of sheaves on surfaces
Special Note: Joint Algebraic Geometry/Number Theory talk
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 30, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Antoni Rangachev,   Univ. of Chicago
Title: Local volumes, equisingularity, and generalized smoothability
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 6, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Emanuel Reinecke,   Univ. of Michigan
Title: The cohomology of moduli spaces of curves at infinite level
Abstract and details available



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