**Semester:** Spring, 2012 (click here for Fall, 2012)
**Organizers:** Andrew Critch and Andrew Dudzik
**Time:** Fridays, 4-5pm
**Location:** 740 Evans

### Schedule

Date | Speaker | Topic | Announcement |
---|---|---|---|

Jan 20 | Organizational Meeting | ||

Jan 27 | Andrew Critch | Computing examples in algebraic geometry | Computing examples in algebraic geometry |

Feb 3 | George Melvin | Singularities and Representations | Singularities and Representations |

Feb 10 | Will Johnson | Introduction to Toric Varieties | Introduction to Toric Varieties |

Feb 17 | Melody Chan | Introduction to Amissible Covers | Introduction to Amissible Covers |

Feb 24 | Shelly Manber | Albegraic surfaces | Fun with ruled surfaces |

Mar 2 | Andrew Niles | K3 surfaces | Introduction to K3 Surfaces |

Mar 9 | Damien Mondragon | Algebraic Geometric Codes | Algebraic Geometric Codes |

Mar 16 | Morgan Brown | Hodge Structures | The Torelli Theorem for K3 surfaces |

Mar 23 | Andrew Dudzik | Spectral spaces | Spectral spaces |

Mar 30 | Spring Break | ||

Apr 6 | Jason Ferguson | Geometric properties over non- algebraically closed fields | “Geometric” properties of schemes |

Apr 13 | WAGS in Seattle | ||

Apr 20 | Pablo Solis | Vector bundles on P^{2} |
Bundles on P^{2} and stability |

Apr 27 | Piotr Achinger | Rational connectivity | Rationally connected varieties |