Department Colloquium

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10 pm to 5:00 pm in 60 Evans Hall. We will have at least two talks every month. Lectures last 50 minutes and are followed by a short question period. The mathematical public is cordially invited to attend.

Vivek Shende, Colloquium Chair

Spring 2019

Date Speaker Title
Jan 31 (Di Perna Lecture) Gunther Uhlmann, University of Washington Seeing Through Space-Time
Feb 7 Carlos Simpson, Université de Nice Fukaya categories with coefficients and spectral networks
Feb 14 Claire Voisin, Collège de France Hilbert schemes and enumerative geometry
Feb 21 (Bowen Lecture) Christopher Hacon and James McKernan Birational geometry in characteristic $p>0$
Feb 28 Fanny Kassel, IHES Discrete subgroups of Lie groups and geometric structures
Mar 7 Dennis Gaitsgory, Harvard Iwahori Kazhdan-Lusztig equivalence and other animals
Mar 14 (Chern Lecture) Assaf Naor, Princeton University An average John theorem
Mar 21 ------------ no colloquium this week
Mar 28 ------------ Spring Break
Apr 4 (MUSA Sperry lecture) Laura Starkston Flexible lines in the projective plane
Apr 11 Peter Sarnak, Princeton and IAS Integer points on affine cubic surfaces
Apr 18 (Lang Lecture) Helene Barcelo  
Apr 25 François Loeser, Sorbonnne
The unreasonable effectiveness of non-archimedean methods in complex geometry
May 2 David Ruelle, IHES A theory of hydrodynamic turbulence based on nonequilibrium stat. mech.

Past Colloquium Schedules