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.

Fall 2012 Semester

Date Speaker Topic
Oct 9 (Tues.) Sean Rostami Background on Riemannian geometry
Oct 16 (Tues.) Lalit Jain Background on Hermitian geometry
Oct 23 (Tues.) Lalit Jain Continuation / Hermitian symmetric domains
Oct 30 (Tues.) Yueke Hu Locally symmetric varieties (Milne §3)
Nov 6 (Tues.) Peng Yu Hodge structures (Milne §2)
Nov 13 (Tues.) Nathan Clement tba
Nov 20 (Tues.) tbd tba
Nov 27 (Tues.) tbd tba
Dec 4 (Tues.) tbd tba
Dec 11 (Tues.) tbd tba


Robert Harron

Sean Rostami

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