Emory Algebra and Number Theory Seminar Schedule – Spring 2015

Organized by the Algebra & number theory group.

The seminar usually meets Tuesdays at 4pm in MSC W304, but there are many exceptions.

WeekDateDaySpeakerTitleNotes
1 Jan 20 TueRobert "Bob" Parris MosesThe Algebra ProjectWinship Ballroom DUC, 3rd floor
Special MLK lecture, flyer hereReception to follow
2 Jan 27 MonHeekyoung Hahn (Duke)Relative trace formulae with applications to arithmetic, geometry, and spectral theory
TueJayce Getz (Duke)Descent and base change with view towards the Artin conjectureW303
3 Feb 03 TueJohn Duncan (Case Wester Reserve)Umbral Moonshine
ThuJerry Wang (Princeton)Pencils of quadrics and the arithmetic of hyperelliptic curves
4 Feb 10 Tue
5 Feb 17 TueEric Katz (Waterloo)Lattice point counting and the Hodge theory of degenerating hypersurfaces
6 Feb 24 TueNo seminar
Feb 26 ThuSatya Mandal (University of Kansas)The Foxby-morphism and derived equivalences4pm
7 Mar 03 TueJean-Louis Colliot-Thelene (Université Paris-Sud)Zero-cycles and rational points on rationally connected varieties, after Harpaz and Wittenberg
8 Mar 10 TueNo SeminarSpring break
9 Mar 17 TueLarry Rolen (University of Cologne)Mock theta functions and quantum modular forms
10 Mar 24 TueAndrew Niles (Holy Cross)Comparison of compactifications of modular curves
ThuAnne Queguiner-Mathieu (Universite Paris 1)Involutions, odd degree extensions and generic splitting3pm, W303
11 Mar 31 TueJesse Thorner (Emory)An Effective Log-Free Zero Density Estimate for Automorphic $L$-functions and the Sato-Tate Conjecture
12 Apr 07 Tue
ThuDick Gross (Harvard)Joint Athens-Atlanta Number Theory Seminar (UGA)4pm
Ted Chinburg (U Penn)
FriTed Chinburg (U Penn)Knots and Brauer groups of curves4pm, W302
13 Apr 14 Tue
14 Apr 21 TueNoah Giansiracusa (UGA)Tropical schemes and the Berkovich analytification

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