The seminar meets approximately twice per month, on Wednesdays, 1.30-2.30pm, in 509 Lake. Occasionally there will be background talks aimed on graduate students, in which case seminar meets 1.30-2.30 and 3-4pm.
The organizers for Spring 2015 are Ivan Losev, Alina Marian, Valerio Toledano Laredo and Jonathan Weitsman.
Jan 14, 2-3pm, 509 LA. Ethan Cotterill (Fluminense): Dimension counts for singular rational curves. Abstract.
Baby talk, 1.30-2.30pm, Branched covers of P^1, Abstract.
Adult talk, 3-4pm, Invariants of branched covers of P^1, Abstract.
1.30-2.30pm, Vanishing relations in the cohomology of the moduli space of parabolic bundles on a curve, announcement.
Baby talk, 1.30-2.30pm, Introduction to Soergel bimodules and Rouquier complexes,
Adult talk, 3-4pm, Diagonalization in categorical representation theory (jt. w. Matt Hogancamp).
1.30-2.30pm, A Fock space approach to Severi degrees, announcement.
1.30-2.30pm, Quantum difference equations for Nakajima varieties, announcement.
Introduction to derived algebraic geometry (baby talk, 1.30-2.30pm)
Higher Differential Operators and Invariants of Varieties (adult talk, 3-4pm, joint with GASC)
3-4pm, Weighted Compactifications of Configuration Spaces, announcement.