Seminar on Topics in Arithmetic, Geometry, Etc.

STAGE is a seminar that features both research lectures at a level suitable for graduate students in algebraic geometry and number theory, and expository lectures. Everyone is welcome.
Meetings are held on Mondays, 1-2:40pm in MIT room 26-302.
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For titles and abstracts, please see the mathematics department calendar.

Fall 2009 schedule
September 14: Bjorn Poonen, Introduction to Drinfeld modules
September 21: David Whitehouse, Periods of automorphic forms and the relative trace formula (1:30pm-2:40pm)
Tuesday October 13: Andrew Sutherland (at 1pm)
October 26: Junecue Suh, Nonhomeomorphic conjugates of connected Shimura varieties
November 2: Jennifer Balakrishnan, Computations with Coleman integrals
November 16: Peter McNamara, An Introduction to Berkovich Spaces
November 23: Fucheng Tan, An infinite fern for GL_N over a p-adic field

Past semesters: Fall 2009, Spring 2010. For semesters up to and including Spring 2009, see the old STAGE webpage on Kiran Kedlaya's website.

Organizers: Jennifer Balakrishnan, Bjorn Poonen, Junecue Suh