# Algebraic Geometry Seminar

Seminars are usually on Wednesdays, 4:00 PM, in Eckhart 203.

Note the special meeting time and location on Wednesday, December 1!

October 6

David Ben-Zvi (University of Chicago)

Solitons and algebraic geometry

October 13

David Ben-Zvi (University of Chicago)

Solitons and algebraic geometry II

October 20

Fabien Morel ( l'Université Paris 7 Denis Diderot)

Adams spectral sequence and Milnor's conjectures

October 27

Hugh Thomas (University of Chicago)

Multiplying cycles in toric varieties

November 3

Bangere Purnaprajna (University of Kansas)

Vector bundles and Linear series on Surfaces and 3-folds

November 4-Thursday, 4:30 PM

**Joint topology/geometry/algebraic geometry seminar**

Amnon Neeman (The Australian National University, Canberra)

Smirnov's work on the standard conjectures

November 10

Roman Bezrukavnikov (University of Chicago)

Basic representation theory of $p$-adic groups (after Bernstein)

November 11-**Thursday, 1:30 PM, at Eckhart 207**

Gregory Mikhalkin (Harvard University)

Geometry of holomorphic amoebas and
real algebraic geometry

Abstract

November 17

Roman Bezrukavnikov (University of Chicago)

Basic representation theory of $p$-adic groups (after Bernstein) II

November 19-** Friday, 4:00 PM, at Eckhart 203**

Andrey Levin

Kronecker double series and the dilogarithm

November 24

No meeting scheduled

December 1** meeting at 2:30 PM, in Eckhart 206 **

Kapil Paranjape

Two paths to infinitude of Griffith's group

December 8

Rebecca Field

On the Chow ring of the classifying space BSO(2n,**C**)