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Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar
UW Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar meets on Tuesday afternoons at 2:30pm in Padelford C-38. In addition to the past events listed below, old abstracts from 2002-2006 are also available.
Schedule
For the current seminar schedule please go to UW AAG Seminar Schedule.
Credit
This seminar may be taken for credit as Math 510A. For specific information about receiving credit, contact Sándor Kovács.
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Past Events
- Geometric local systems on very general curves (Aaron Landesman (Harvard/MIT)) - May 21, 2024
- Curves on very general hypersurfaces (Nathan Chen (Columbia)) - May 14, 2024
- Wall crossing for moduli of stable pairs. (Fanjun Meng (Johns Hopkins)) - May 14, 2024
- A graph invariant from tropical homology and the Ceresa cycle (Caelan Ritter (UW)) - April 16, 2024
- Rational v.s. k-du Bois Singularities (Ben Tighe (Oregon)) - April 2, 2024
- Towards a geometric version of the monodromy conjecture (Ming Hao Quek (Stanford)) - March 26, 2024
- Koszul homomorphisms and universal resolutions in local algebra (Janina Letz (U. Bielefeld and UCLA)) - March 5, 2024
- Singularities in mixed characteristic via alterations (Karl Schwede (Utah)) - March 5, 2024
- Smooth weighted blowdowns (Giovanni Inchiostro (UW)) - February 13, 2024
- Anti Iitaka conjecture in positive characteristic (Iacopo Brivio (CMSA at Harvard)) - January 23, 2024
- Moduli of curves and K-stability (Junyan Zhao (UIC)) - January 9, 2024
- Exceptional Collections and Window Categories (Kimoi Kemboi (IAS)) - December 5, 2023
- The cone conjecture in relative dimension 2 (Talon Stark (UCLA)) - November 28, 2023
- Nowhere vanishing one-forms and fibrations over abelian varieties (Nathan Chen (Columbia)) - November 21, 2023
- Towards group scheme theory in incompressible tensor categories (Guillermo Sanmarco (UW)) - November 14, 2023
- Support varieties for finite tensor categories (Sarah Witherspoon, Texas A&M) - November 7, 2023
- Symmetric tensor categories and skew group algebras (Sarah Witherspoon) - November 7, 2023
- Hochschild cohomology of triangular monomial algebras (Amrei Oswald (UW)) - October 31, 2023
- Hilbert's 13th Problem for algebraic groups ( Zinovy Reichstein (UBC)) - October 24, 2023
- Dynamics of braid groups and slicings (Oded Yacobi, University of Sydney) - October 17, 2023
- An introduction to braid groups (Oded Yacobi, University of Sydney) - October 17, 2023
- Local monodromy of constructible sheaves (Deepam Patel (Purdue)) - October 10, 2023
- Root systems, moduli spaces, and derived categories (Alicia Lamarche (Utah)) - October 3, 2023
- Using monodromy to recover symmetries of polynomial systems (Special seminar talk) (Viktor Korotynskiy, Czech Institute for Informatics and Cybnernetics at Czech Technical University in Prague) - June 27, 2023
- Degenerations of twisted maps to algebraic stacks (Giovanni Inchiostro (UW)) - May 30, 2023
- Quotients for linear algebraic group actions via Geometric Invariant Theory (Eloise Hamilton (University of Cambridge)) - May 23, 2023
- Moduli problems in abelian categories (Svetlana Makarova (UPenn)) - May 16, 2023
- The Birational Geometry of K-Moduli Spaces (Jacob Keller (UCSD) ) - May 16, 2023
- Local Euler characteristic for symmetric differentials on A_n singularities (Nathan Ilten-Gee (SFU)) - May 9, 2023
- Relative Pose Problems and their Branched Covers (Tim Duff (UW)) - April 25, 2023
- Punctual Quot scheme on cusp via Gröbner stratification (Yifeng Huang (UBC)) - April 18, 2023
- The infinitesimal behavior of line bundles and gerbes (Siddharth Mathur (Universidad Católica de Chile)) - April 11, 2023
- Projective moduli spaces of principal bundles of reductive groups (Tuomas Tajakka (Stockholm)) - April 11, 2023
- Arithmetic of Kummer-type fourfolds (Sarah Frei (Dartmouth College)) - April 4, 2023
- Moduli of low degree K3 surfaces (Kenny Ascher (UC Irvine)) - March 28, 2023
- Specialization of dominant maps (Inder Kaur (Loughborough University)) - March 28, 2023
- A Stacky Murphy’s Law for the Stack of Curves (Dan Bragg (University of Utah)) - March 7, 2023
- Galois-theoretic reconstruction of schemes and étale homotopy theory (Peter Haine (Berkeley)) - February 21, 2023
- Arakelov inequalities and boundedness for families of varieties (Behrouz Taji (UNSW)) - February 14, 2023
- Intersection Theory on Weighted Blowups (Veronica Arena and Stephen Obinna (Brown)) - February 7, 2023
- A geometric Hasse principle for the Brauer group (Dong Gyu Lim) - January 31, 2023
- A geometric Hasse principle for the Brauer group (Minseon Shin) - January 24, 2023
- Syzygies of adjoint linear series on projective varieties (Justin Lacini) - January 17, 2023
- What are...slc and DB singularities? (Sándor Kovács) - December 6, 2022
- Minimal model program for generalized pairs (Jihao Liu (Northwestern)) - November 29, 2022
- Deformations of singularities, KSB stability, and flatness (Sándor Kovács (UW)) - November 22, 2022
- Kodaira dimension and hyperbolicity for smooth families of varieties (Sung-Gi Park (Harvard)) - November 15, 2022
- Kodaira dimension and hyperbolicity for smooth families of varieties (Sung-Gi Park (Harvard)) - November 15, 2022
- $K$-rings of wonderful varieties and matroids (Shiyue Li (Brown University)) - November 8, 2022
- Deformations of pairs (Dori Bejleri (Harvard)) - November 1, 2022
- A question of Mori and families of plane curves (Kristin DeVleming (UMass Amherst)) - October 25, 2022
- Bounded Complements for Fano varieties of coregularity one (Fernando Figueroa Zamora (Princeton)) - October 18, 2022
- Singularities and the Behavior of the Deligne-Du Bois Complex ( Kristine Hampton (UW)) - October 11, 2022
- The integral Chow ring of M_{1,n} for n=3,...,10 (Martin Bishop (UW)) - October 4, 2022
- Smoothness in pencils of hypersurfaces over finite fields ( Shamil Asgarli (UBC)) - June 7, 2022
- Singularities and their partial resolutions (Casey Koch Larue (UW)) - May 24, 2022
- Towards the integral Chow ring of \overline M_{1,3} (Martin Bishop (UW)) - May 10, 2022
- Intrinsic construction of moduli spaces via affine Grassmannians (Andres Fernandez Herrero (Cornell)) - May 3, 2022
- Degenerations for products of psi and omega classes on M_{0,n}-bar (Jake Levinson (Simon Fraser)) - April 26, 2022
- Brauer groups of moduli of hyperelliptic curves and their compactifications (Andrea Di Lorenzo (Humboldt Univ)) - April 5, 2022
- A classification of Gorenstein compactifications of M_{1,n} (Sebastian Bozlee (Tufts)) - March 8, 2022
- Varieties of general type with large canonical dimension (Louis Esser (UCLA)) - March 1, 2022
- The integral Chow ring of $M_{0}(\mathbb{P}^r,d)$ (Renzo Cavalieri (Colorado State)) - February 22, 2022
- Rational smoothness of symmetric varieties (Monty McGovern (UW)) - February 1, 2022
- Uniform potential density for rational points on algebraic groups and elliptic K3 surfaces (Masahiro Nakahara (UW)) - December 7, 2021
- Derangements and the p-adic incomplete gamma function (Harry Richman (UW)) - November 23, 2021
- Test ideals for quasi-projective schemes in mixed characteristic (Karl Schwede (Utah)) - November 9, 2021
- Morphisms and cohomology comparison for Henselian schemes (Sheela Devadas (UW)) - November 2, 2021
- Derangements and the p-adic incomplete gamma function (Harry Richman (UW)) - November 2, 2021
- Homology representations of compactified configurations on graphs (Claudia Yun (Brown)) - October 26, 2021
- Infinite rank twisted vector bundles (Minseon Shin (UW)) - October 19, 2021
- M_{1,2} bar as a weighted blowup of a weighted projective stack. (Giovanni Inchiostro (UW)) - October 12, 2021
- The Chow rings of the moduli spaces of curves of genus 7, 8, and 9 (Samir Canning (UCSD)) - June 1, 2021
- CANCELED: Hodge theory for tropical varieties (Omid Amini (École Polytechnique - France)) - May 25, 2021
- Tropical Hodge theory for fans (Matthieu Piquerez (École Polytechnique - France)) - May 18, 2021
- Elliptic Curves and Moonshine (Maryam Khaqan (Emory)) - March 9, 2021
- Euler characteristic of the space of real irreducible multivariate polynomials and binary expansions (Trevor Hyde (Chicago)) - February 23, 2021
- Stability of Halphen pencils of index two (Aline Zanardini (UPenn)) - February 9, 2021
- Wall crossing morphisms for moduli of stable pairs (Giovanni Inchiostro (UW)) - February 2, 2021
- Uniform bounds for torsion packets on tropical curves (Harry Richman (UW)) - January 12, 2021
- Intersection theory on low-degree Hurwitz spaces (Hannah Larson (Stanford)) - December 8, 2020
- Hochschild cohomology of general twisted tensor products (Pablo Ocal (Texas A&M)) - November 10, 2020
- Higher direct images of log structure sheaves in positive characteristic (Charles Godfrey (UW)) - October 27, 2020
- Uhlenbeck compactification as a Bridgeland moduli space (Tuomas Tajakka (UW)) - October 13, 2020
- Brill-Noether theory over the Hurwitz space (Isabel Vogt (UW)) - October 6, 2020
- From Prym-Brill-Noether theory to strata of abelian differentials: a trip through the tropics (Martin Ulirsch (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)) - June 2, 2020
- From Riemann surfaces to tropical curves (and back again) (Martin Ulirsch (Goethe-Universität Frankfurt)) - June 2, 2020
- Variation of Instability in Invariant Theory (Chi-yu Cheng (UW)) - May 26, 2020
- Searching for the impossible Azumaya Algebra (Siddharth Mathur, Arizona/Düsseldorf) - May 19, 2020
- Hyperbolicity and Algebraic Hyperbolicity (Eric Riedl, Notre Dame) - May 5, 2020
- Normal bundles, scrolls and Lazarsfeld Mukai bundles (Eric Riedl, Notre Dame) - May 5, 2020
- Heights and moments of abelian varieties (Farbod Shokrieh, UW) - April 28, 2020
- Geometry over non-archimedean fields (Farbod Shokrieh, UW) - April 28, 2020
- K-stability and singularities ( Kristin De Vleming, UCSD) - April 21, 2020
- Global homological mirror symmetry for genus two curves (Heather Lee, University of Washington) - April 14, 2020
- Pre-Seminar: Introduction to homological mirror symmetry (Heather Lee, University of Washington) - April 14, 2020
- Computations of the Brauer groups of some algebraic stacks (Minseon Shin, University of Washington) - February 25, 2020
- Torsors, gerbes, and cohomology (Minseon Shin, University of Washington) - February 25, 2020
- Metric Algebraic Geometry (Madeleine Weinstein, Berkeley) - February 11, 2020
- What is a Chow ring? (Madeleine Weinstein, Berkeley) - February 11, 2020
- Reflection Hopf Algebras (Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University) - February 4, 2020
- Symmetries and quantum symmetries of Artin-Schelter regular algebras (Ellen Kirkman, Wake Forest University) - February 4, 2020
- Conformal blocks defined by modules over vertex algebras of CohFT-type (Chiara Damiolini, Princeton University) - January 28, 2020
- Algebraic geometry using conformal blocks: a gentle introduction (Chiara Damiolini, Princeton University) - January 28, 2020
- Twisted K3 surfaces in mixed and positive characteristic (Daniel Bragg, Berkeley) - December 10, 2019
- K3 surfaces in positive characteristic (Daniel Bragg, Berkeley) - December 10, 2019
- Torsors on semistable curves and the problem of degenerations. (Vikraman Balaji, Chennai Mathematical Institute) - December 3, 2019
- Parabolic bundles and parahoric bundles (Vikraman Balaji, Chennai Mathematical Institute) - December 3, 2019
- Semiorthogonal decompositions for projective plane (Dmitrii Pirozhkov, Columbia University) - November 26, 2019
- Derived categories and exceptional collections (Dmitrii Pirozhkov, Columbia University) - November 26, 2019
- Stability of fibrations over one-dimensional bases, and standard models of del Pezzo fibrations (Maksym Fedorchuk, Boston College) - November 19, 2019
- A variety that cannot be dominated by one that lifts (Remy van Dobben de Bruyn, Princeton University) - November 5, 2019
- Weierstrass points on a tropical curve (Harry Richman, University of Michigan) - October 29, 2019
- Resistor networks, spanning trees, and tropical curves (Harry Richman, University of Michigan) - October 29, 2019
- Polynomial Decompositions in Machine Learning (Joe Kileel, Princeton University) - October 22, 2019
- Tensors and Polynomials (Joe Kileel, Princeton University) - October 22, 2019
- Moduli spaces of tropical curves and tropical psi classes (Andreas Gross, Colorado State University) - October 15, 2019
- Pre-Seminar: Intersection Theory in Tropical Geometry (Andreas Gross, Colorado State University) - October 15, 2019
- Elliptic Algebras (Paul Smith, University of Washington) - October 8, 2019
- Non-commutative deformations of the polynomial rings on 3 and 4 variables. (Paul Smith, University of Washington) - October 8, 2019
- Log-modular quantum groups at even roots of unity (Cris Negron, MIT) - May 21, 2019
- Stable sheaves in projective space (Benjamin Schmidt (UT Austin)) - May 14, 2019
- Projective Geometry for Perfectoid Spaces (Gabriel Dorfsman-Hopkins) - April 16, 2019
- A functorial approach to multiview geometry ( Lucas Van Meter) - April 9, 2019
- Compact moduli space of Fano Kahler-Einstein varieties (Xiaowei Wang) - April 2, 2019
- Pre-seminar: GIT stability, K-stability and Symplectic quotient. (Xiaowei Wang) - April 2, 2019
- Transitivity of mapping class group actions and intractability of 3-manifold invariants (Greg Kuperberg, UC Davis) - March 19, 2019
- Lines on hypersurfaces (Eric Riedl) - March 12, 2019
- Lines in projective space (Eric Riedl) - March 12, 2019
- Cartan-Iwahori-Matsumoto decompositions for reductive groups (Jarod Alper (UW)) - March 5, 2019
- Feigin and Odesskii's elliptic algebras (Ryo Kanda (Osaka and UW)) - January 15, 2019
- Cancellation Problem for Algebras (Professor Xin Tang (Fayetteville State University)) - January 8, 2019
- On Borel - Bott - Weil Parabolics for Simple Classical Lie Superalgebras (Dan Nakano, University of Georgia) - December 11, 2018
- Interpolating Between the Batyrev-Manin and Malle Conjectures (Matthew Satriano (Waterloo)) - December 4, 2018
- Saturated blowups and canonical reduction of stabilizers. (Dan Edidin) - November 27, 2018
- Constructing stability conditions on Fukaya categories by using relative versions of stability conditions (Alex Takeda (UC Berkeley)) - November 25, 2018
- TBA (Ben Williams) - November 13, 2018
- Essential dimension of representations of algebra (Federico Scavia, UBC) - November 13, 2018
- Gelfand-Tsetlin representations for gl(n) (Vyacheslav Futorny) - November 6, 2018
- Shifted Poisson geometry of moduli space (Zheng Hua, University of Hong Kong) - August 7, 2018
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - December 5, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - November 28, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - November 21, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - November 14, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - November 7, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - October 31, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - October 24, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - October 17, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - October 10, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - October 3, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - May 30, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (James Zhang, University of Washington) - May 30, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - May 23, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Ronen Mukamel, Rice University) - May 23, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - May 16, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Daniel Nakano, University of Georgia) - May 16, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Toby Stafford, University of Manchester) - May 16, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - May 9, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Katrina Honigs, University of Utah) - May 9, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Ádám Gyenge, University of British Columbia ) - May 2, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - May 2, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - April 25, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - April 18, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Jacob Lurie (Harvard)) - April 18, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar - April 11, 2017
- AAG Seminar: Luigi Lombardi (Stony Brook) - April 11, 2017
- AAG Pre-Seminar: Luigi Lombardi (Stony Brook) (Luigi Lombardi (Stony Brook)) - April 11, 2017
- Algebra and Algebraic Geometry Seminar (Maksym Fedorchuk (BC)) - April 4, 2017
- Small Quantum Groups Associated to Belavin-Drinfeld Triples (Cris Negron, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) - March 28, 2017
- Stability in the homology of configuration spaces (Jenny Wilson, Stanford) - March 7, 2017
- Unlikely Intersections in families of abelian varieties (Laura Capuano, Oxford) - February 28, 2017
- Boundedness of Calabi-Yau pairs (Gabriele Di Cerbo (Columbia)) - February 21, 2017
- Stability and Chern class inequalities for log-minimal pairs (Behrouz Taji (Freiburg/Northwestern)) - January 31, 2017
- Boij-Söderberg Theory for Grassmannians (Jake Levinson (University of Michigan)) - January 24, 2017
- Affine Lines Over Derivators (John Zhang (UCLA)) - December 13, 2016