Shimura Varieties Reading Group
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- Lecture: tbd
- Chitchat: tbd
We will be reading through Milne's Introduction to Shimura Varieties and understanding the necessary prerequisites. Participants will be asked to present on various topics.
Spring 2013 Semester
Date | Speaker | Topic |
tbd | tbd | GL(2) and the upper-half plane |
tbd | tbd | GSp(2g) and the Siegel upper half space |
tbd | tbd | Unitary groups and complex balls |
tbd | tbd | O(n, 2) and the space of oriented negative definite planes |
tbd | tbd | Abelian varieties and PEL data |
tbd | tbd | Complex multiplication |
tbd | tbd | Definition of canonical models |
tbd | tbd | Examples of canonical models |
Fall 2012 Semester
- Lecture: Tuesdays, 3:45pm–4:45pm, in VV B321
- Chitchat: Thursdays, 3:45pm 'til done, in the 9th floor lounge (except during faculty meetings).
Date | Speaker | Topic |
Oct 9 (Tues.) | Sean Rostami | Background on Riemannian geometry |
Oct 16 (Tues.) | Sean Rostami | Background on Riemannian geometry (cont.) |
Oct 23 (Tues.) | Lalit Jain | Background on Hermitian geometry |
Oct 30 (Tues.) | Lalit Jain | Continuation / Hermitian symmetric domains |
Nov 6 (Tues.) | Peng Yu | Hodge structures (Milne §2) |
Nov 13 (Tues.) | Yueke Hu | Locally symmetric varieties (Milne §3) |
Dec 11 (Tues.) | Robert Harron | What we've done and where we're going |
Organizers
Sean Rostami
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