Texas algebraic geometry seminar

All lectures are in M.D. Anderson Biological Labs 131
(except the special lecture by Kimura at Friday, 2:00PM)

Friday, May 20

3:00-4:00: Tea at mathematics department in Herman Brown 438

4:00-5:00: Ravi Vakil
Murphy's Law in algebraic geometry: Badly-behaved deformation spaces

5:30-6:30: Gabriele Mondello
Combinatorial and tautological classes on the moduli space of curves

6:30-8:00: Barbecue dinner

Saturday, May 21

8:30-9:30: Breakfast and coffee

9:30-10:30: Angela Gibney
New things about M0,n

11:00-12:00 Jim Bryan
An amazing tetrahedron of equivalences

12:00-2:00: Lunch

1:00-1:45 Lunchtime presentation Ana-Maria Castravet
Hilbert's 14-th Problem and Cox rings

2:00-3:00: Martin Olsson
(Log) Twisted Curves and moduli of stable maps

3:00-4:00: Tea/cookies

4:00-5:00: Y.P. Lee
Invariance of tautological equations

6:00-8:00: Banquet

Sunday, May 22

8:30-9:30: Breakfast and coffee

9:30-10:30: Charles Cadman
Counting curves with tangency conditions

11:00-12:00: Gavril Farkas
Syzygies and the effective cone of the moduli space of curves

Special seminar on Friday in Herman Brown 427
2:00-3:00: Takashi Kimura
The Stringy K-theory and Cohomology of Orbifolds and the Chern Character