Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Geometry/Physics Seminar
Year 2019-2020


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)
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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
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Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Clay Cordova,   University of Chicago
Title: Indices, Chiral Algebras, and BPS particles
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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Sebastián Olano,   Northwestern
Title: On the nonnegativity of stringy Hodge numbers
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Thursday, October 24, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Lei Wu,   University of Utah
Title: D-modules, index theorems and topology
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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
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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Fanjun Meng,   Northwestern
Title: On Nonvanishing for uniruled log canonical pairs
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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Waikit Yeung,   Indiana University
Title: Knot contact homology
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

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


Thursday, January 9, 2020

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:00pm
Alexander Perry,   IAS
Title: Derived categories of cubic fourfolds and their geometric applications
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 13, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Boris Tsygan,   Northwestern
Title: Noncommutative crystalline complex and the Gauss Manin connection
Abstract and details available


Monday, February 17, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 104, 4:00pm
David Nadler,   Berkeley
Title: Verlinde formulas in Betti Geometric Langlands
Special Note: Note special day, room
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 20, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 1:00pm
Nate Bottman,   USC
Title: Algebraic invariants in symplectic geometry (pre-talk)
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Nate Bottman,   University of Southern California
Title: The Fulton-MacPherson operad and Fukaya categories
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 104, 4:00pm
Kristin DeVleming,   UC San Diego
Title: Wall crossing for K-moduli spaces of plane curves
Abstract and details available


Thursday, February 27, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Ben Gammage,  
Title: TBD
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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       Lunt 107, 11:00am
Joe Waldron,   Princeton University
Title: Singularities of fibrations in positive characteristic
Abstract and details available
Geometry/Physics Seminar       Lunt 107, 4:00pm
Paul Seidel,   MIT
Title: Arithmetic mirror symmetry and quantum Steenrod operations
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 23, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Dogancan Karabas,   Northwestern
Title: Fukaya categories of some rational homology balls via microlocal sheaves
Abstract and details available


Thursday, April 30, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Honghao Gao,   Michigan State University
Title: Infinitely many Lagrangian fillings
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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Catherine Cannizzo,   Simons Center for Geometry and Physics at Stony Brook University
Title: Towards homological mirror symmetry for genus 2 curves
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Algebraic Geometry Seminar       https://northwestern.zoom.us/j/98042327709, 3:00pm
Will Sawin,   Columbia
Title: Topological reconstruction theorems for varieties
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 14, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Mohammed Abouzaid,   Columbia University
Title: Floer homotopy without spectra
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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Maÿlis Limouzineau,   Mathematical Institute of the University of Cologne
Title: About reversing surgery for Lagrangian fillings of Legendrian knots
Abstract and details available


Thursday, May 28, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Jesse Wolfson,   UC Irvine
Title: The Geometry of Hilbert’s 13th Problem
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 4, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Xin Jin,   Boston College
Title: TBA
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 11, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Haniya Azam,   Lahore University of Management Sciences
Title: Topological Fukaya category of Riemann surfaces
Abstract and details available


Thursday, June 18, 2020

Geometry/Physics Seminar       Meeting ID: 922-4351-6463, 2:00pm
Eric Zaslow,   Northwestern
Title: A Diagrammatic Calculus For Legendrian Surfaces
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