# Spring 2017 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 2017

Date |
Speaker |
Title |

Jan 19 |
Song Sun | Calabi-Yau metrics and algebraic singularities |

Jan 26 | Xinwen Zhu | Period maps, complex and p-adic |

Feb 2 | Sergiu Klainerman | The problem of stability (Chern Lectures) |

Feb 9 | Eric Zaslow | Fukaya Moduli |

Feb 16 | Avi Wigderson | Operator scaling - theory and applications |

Feb 23 | Michael Harris | Attaching Galois representations to automorphic forms, and vice versa - recent progress (Bowen Lectures) |

Mar 2 | Shou-wu Zhang | Faltings heights and derivatives of L-functions |

Mar 9 | Herbert Koch | Regularity and asymptotics of solutions to the porous medium equation (DiPerna Lectures) |

Mar 16 | Thomas Nikolaus | On topological cyclic homology |

Mar 23 | Bjorn Poonen | Heuristics for elliptic curves |

Mar 30 | ------------ | Spring Break |

Apr 6 | Ivan Corwin | A drunk walk in a drunk world |

Apr 13 | Jeremy Gray | Hermann Weyl’s Philosophy of Mathematics: What and Why |

Apr 20 | Peter Hintz | Stability of black holes |