Abelian Varieties 2018

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This reading seminar will cover Kempf's "Complex Abelian Varieties and Theta Functions" book. Talks will be Mondays, 4:00-4:50 in Room B139.

We can try to cover Chapters 1-7 and Chapter 11 and maybe some topics from the other chapters of Birkenhake and Lange's "Complex Abelian Varieties" as time permits.

Talk Schedule

The following schedule might be adjusted as we go, depending on whether it seems too fast or not.

Here is the [Table of Contents] of Kempf's book.

date speaker sections
February 7 Rachel Davis 1.1-1.3
February 12 Soumya Sankar 1.4-1.5
February 19 Michael Brown 2.1-2.2
February 26 Solly Parenti 2.3-2.4
March 5 Vladimir Sotirov 3.1-3.3
March 12 Moisés Herradón Cueto 3.4-3.6 My notes
March 19 Brandon Boggess 4
March 26 No meeting Spring Break
April 2 Mao Li 5.1-5.3
April 9 Hang Huang 5.3-5.5
April 16 TBD 6
April 23 Daniel Erman 7
April 30 Wanlin Li 11
May 7 TBD ???