Harvard/MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar
  Spring 2011:  Tuesday Harvard SC 507 3:00-4:00 or MIT 2-142 3:00-4:00


The Harvard/MIT Algebraic Geometry Seminar will alternate between MIT (2-142) and Harvard (Science Center 507).  You can see last semester's seminars here.

Schedule of upcoming talks:
Click on the title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

January 25
TBA
Harvard
February 1
Claudiu Raicu
MIT
Affine Toric Equivalence Relations are Effective
February 8
Amnon Yekutieli
Harvard
Central extensions of gerbes
February 15
James McKernan
MIT
Birational Automorphisms of Varieties
February 22
Chenyang Xu
MIT
Boundedness of Algebraic Varieties
March 1
Mircea Mustata
MIT
Invariants of singularities in zero and positive characteristic
March 8
Steffen Marcus
Harvard
Polynomial Families of Tautological Classes on the Moduli Space of Curves
March 15
TBA
MIT
March 22
TBA
Harvard
March 29
Jesse Kass
Harvard
The local structure of the compactified Jacobian
April 5
Daniel Greb
MIT
Lagrangian fibrations on hyperkaehler manifolds
April 12
Thomas Bitoun
MIT
D-modules mod p
April 19
Alexander Beilinson
Harvard
p-adic Periods and Derived de Rham Cohomology
April 26
Qile Chen
MIT
Stable logarithmic maps to Deligne-Faltings pairs
May 3
Martin Olsson
MIT
Borel-Moore homology, cycle maps, and local terms in etale cohomology

Vladmir Lazic
MIT
The MMP revisited



This seminar is being organized by Joe Harris (Harvard), Kiran Kedlaya (MIT), Davesh Maulik (MIT), James McKernan (MIT), and David Smyth (Harvard).  The web page is maintained by Kartik Venkatram; it was shamelessly copied from Sebastian Casalaina-Martin's page, which in turn was shamelessly copied from Izzet Coskun's page, which in turn was shamelessly copied from Jason Starr's page, which in turn was shamelessly copied from Ravi Vakil's page, which in turn was shamelessly copied from Pasha Belorousski's page at the University of Michigan. This seminar is supported in part by grants from the NSF. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.