Shimura Varieties Reading Group
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- Lecture: Tuesdays, 3:45pm–4:45pm, in VV B321
- Chitchat: Thursdays, 3:45pm 'til done, in the 9th floor lounge (except during faculty meetings).
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
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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