Fall 2011

Date Place Speaker Title
September 15 Northeastern
509 Lake Hall
Lauren Williams
University of California, Berkeley
Combinatorics of shallow water waves
September 22 Harvard
Science Center A
Jean-Pierre Serre
Collège de France
Variation with p of the number of solutions mod p of a system of polynomial equations
October 6 Northeastern
509 Lake Hall
Richard Kenyon
Brown University
Dimers and Limit Shapes
October 13 MIT
Room 2-190
Eric Rains
Elliptic hypergeometric integrals
October 27 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
Dubi Kelmer
Boston College
The strong spectral gap for lattices in Lie groups
November 3 MIT
Room 2-190
Barry Simon
Natural boundaries and spectral theory
November 10 Harvard
Science Center A
Craig Tracy
UC Davis
Turbulent liquid crystals, KPZ universality and the asymmetric simple exclusion process
November 17 Northeastern
509 Lake Hall
Nigel Hitchin
University of Oxford
Quaternionic geometry of moduli spaces
December 1 MIT
Room 2-190
Andrei Okounkov
Columbia University
The index and the vertex
December 8 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
Daniel Wise
McGill University
Cube Complexes

The Colloquium is held on Thursday afternoons.
Tea is from 4:00 to 4:30.  Talks are from 4:30 to 5:30.

Colloquium organizers

Brandeis University Ruth Charney
Harvard University Alex Bloemendal
Yu-Jong Tzeng
Kirsten Wickelgren
Xinwen Zhu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mark Behrens  
Ben Brubaker 
Scott Sheffield
Northeastern University Valerio Toledano Laredo 
Jonathan Weitsman 
Andrei Zelevinsky

Colloquium archive

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Winter-Spring 2006 Fall 2006 Winter-Spring 2007 Fall 2007
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Winter-Spring 2010 Fall 2010 Winter-Spring 2011

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