Past geometry seminars
The geometry seminar meets at 3pm on Wednesdays, in
Meeting Room 13, Pavilion E (the "Geometry Institute").
Organizers:
A Kovalev,
I Smith ,
B Totaro.

Wednesday 3 May

Burt Totaro (Cambridge)
When does a curve move on a surface, especially over a finite field?

Wednesday 10 May

Vivien Easson (Cambridge)
Handlebody attachment for 3manifolds

Wednesday 17 May

Nick Kuhn (Virginia)
The nilpotent filtration of the mod p cohomology of classifying spaces

Friday 26 May, 3pm

Bob Penner (USC)
Torelli groups and Johnson homomorphisms

Wednesday 31 May

Bernd Sturmfels (Berkeley)
Tropical implicitization

Wednesday 14 June

Caucher Birkar (Cambridge)
Singularities and flips
