Spring 2012 Colloquium

The colloquium meets Thursdays at 4:10 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.

Maciej Zworski, Colloquium Chair

Spring 2012

Date Speaker Title
Jan. 19 Xinyi Yuan, Princeton University Introduction to the Gross--Zagier formula
Jan. 26 Di Perna Lecture
Feb. 2 Amie Wilkinson, University of Chicago Absolute continuity, exponents, and rigidity
Feb. 9 George Lakoff, UC Berkeley Linguistics The Cognitive and Neural Basis of Mathematics: The Case of Gödel's Metaphors
Feb. 16 George Bergman, UC Berkeley Thoughts on Eggert's Conjecture
Feb. 23 Curt McMullen, Harvard University Entropy, integers and moduli of surfaces
March. 1 Bowen Lecture
March. 8 Andras Vasy, Stanford University Scattering on hyperbolic and Lorentzian spaces
March. 15 Seth Sullivant, North Carolina State University Phylogenetic Algebraic Geometry
March. 22 TBA
March. 29 Spring Break
April. 5 Ben Green, Cambridge University Some themes in additive combinatorics
April. 12 Chern Lecture
April. 19 Chern Lecture
April. 26 Barry Simon, Caltech Natural boundaries and spectral theory
May. 3 Richard Kenyon, Brown University Laplacians and laminations