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Reading Seminar in Algebraic Geometry

Meets Mondays 4-5pm.
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 non-polyhedral 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

Tue. 9/26

Line configurations and K3 surfaces

Elias Sink
UMass Amherst
Tue. 10/3

Different types of surface singularities

Kristin DeVleming
UMass
Tue. 10/17

Du Val singularities

Wendelin Lutz
UMass
Tue. 10/31

Deformations of singularities

Ethan Zhou
UMass
Tue. 11/7

Surface cyclic quotient singularities

Cristian Rodriguez
UMass and Mt Holyoke College
Tue. 11/14

Birational geometry of regular surfaces

Yuxuan Yang
UMass