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Geometry and Physics Seminar Schedule

Fall 2017 - Spring 2018

            Seminars are on Mondays or Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in Serin E372

(unless otherwise stated)

All welcome!  

         Organizers: Lev Borisov (Math), Christopher Woodward (Math), Emanuel Diaconescu (NHETC)
Day  Title Speaker Speaker's Host.

Sept.  21 

Cohomological Hall Algebra of a Curve
Francesco Sala
Emanuel Diaconescu

Sept.  28 

Symplectic geometry of $\ol{M}_{0,n}$.
Christopher Woodward

Oct.  5 

Exceptional collections in equivariant derived categories of smooth toric varieties
Lev Borisov

Oct. 26
Hitchin systems in terms of Calabi-Yau threefolds

Florian Beck

Emanuel Diaconescu

Nov. 13

Calabi-Yau Manifolds, Mirrors, and Moduli
Charles Doran
(University of Alberta)
Emanuel Diaconescu

Nov. 20

Motivic classes for moduli of Higgs bundles and moduli of connections on a curve
Alexander Soibelman
(University of Southern California)
Emanuel Diaconescu


Guangbo Xu

Christopher Woodward

Feb. 8    

Nested Hilbert schemes, local Donaldson-Thomas theory, and Vafa-Witten / Seiberg-Witten correspondence
Artan Sheshmani (Harvard)

Emanuel Diaconescu

Feb. 22    

Geometry and Physics of Double Affine Hecke Algebra
Satoshi Nawata

Emanuel Diaconescu

March 1    

Symmetries of Hamiltonian actions of reductive groups and of supersymmetric gauge theories
David Ben-Zvi

Christopher Woodward

March 15    

No Talk. Spring break.

May 3.    

Witten conjecture for Mumford's kappa classes
Renzo Cavalieri

Nicola Tarasca

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