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Reading Seminar in Algebraic Geometry
Meets Mondays 45pm.
The seminar will consist of introductory talks by faculty followed by talks by graduate students. We will attempt to make the seminar accessible to everyone.
See also http://people.math.umass.edu/~hacking/seminar/
Date  Speaker  Title 

Tue. 9/19

Paul Hacking UMass 
Singularities of complex algebraic varieties 
Tue. 9/26

Elias Sink UMass Amherst 
Line configurations and K3 surfaces 
Tue. 10/3

Kristin DeVleming UMass 
Different types of surface singularities 
Tue. 10/17

Wendelin Lutz UMass 
Du Val singularities 
Tue. 10/31

Ethan Zhou UMass 
Deformations of singularities 
Tue. 11/7

Cristian Rodriguez UMass and Mt Holyoke College 
Surface cyclic quotient singularities 
Tue. 11/14

Yuxuan Yang UMass 
Birational geometry of regular surfaces 
Tue. 11/28

Aditya Khurmi UMass 
Can quadrilaterals give nonpolyhedral pseudoeffective cones? 
Tue. 12/5

Paul Hacking UMass 
Smoothings of singularities and Milnor fibers 
Tue. 12/12

Takuto Sato UMass 
Links of singularities of complex surfaces 
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