Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Geometry/Physics Seminar
Year 2019


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
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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


Thursday, September 26, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ezra Getzler,  
Title: Gluing gauge conditions in the Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism (joint with Sean Pohorence)
Contact info here


Thursday, October 10, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Mingyi Zhang,   Northwestern
Title: Hodge ideals for Q-divisors with weighted homogeneous or nondegenerate isolated singularities
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Clay Cordova,   University of Chicago
Title: An Introduction to Wall-Crossing
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Clay Cordova,   University of Chicago
Title: Indices, Chiral Algebras, and BPS particles
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 17, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Sebastián Olano,   Northwestern
Title: On the nonnegativity of stringy Hodge numbers
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 24, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Lei Wu,   University of Utah
Title: D-modules, index theorems and topology
Abstract and details available


Thursday, October 31, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Itay Glazer,   Weizmann Institute
Title: On singularity properties of convolutions of algebraic morphisms and applications to probabilistic Waring-type problems
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 7, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Julius Ross,   UIC
Title: Hodge-Riemann bilinear relations and related results
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 105, 1:00pm
Ian Le,   Northwestern
Title: pre-talk for Metric invariants in affine buildings
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ian Le,   Northwestern
Title: Metric invariants in affine buildings
Abstract and details available


Thursday, November 14, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Fanjun Meng,   Northwestern
Title: On Nonvanishing for uniruled log canonical pairs
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Waikit Yeung,   Indiana University
Title: Knot contact homology
Contact info here


Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 11am
Jonathan Block,   University of Pennsylvania
Title: Characteristic classes and singular foliations
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Yuchen Liu,   Yale
Title: K-stability and moduli spaces of Fano varieties
Abstract and details available


Thursday, December 5, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Dmitry Vaintrob,   UC Berkeley
Title: Operads, motives and logarithmic geometry
Abstract and details available


Friday, December 6, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 11am
Si Li,   Tsinghua University
Title: How to count constant maps?
Abstract and details available



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