**Boston College NT&AG seminar **

Thursdays 2pm Seminar room, Maloney Hall 5th floor

**Schedule for Fall 2017 **

Sep 28: Ziquan Zhuang (Princeton) *Fano varieties with large Seshadri constants*

Oct 05: Theo Johnson-Freyd (Perimeter Institute)

Oct 12: Ari Shnidman (BC) *Quadratic twists of abelian varieties with real multiplication *

Oct 19: Rohini Ramadas (Harvard)* Algebraic dynamics from topological and holomorphic dynamics*

Oct 26: Dori Bejleri (Brown)*Compactifications of the moduli space of elliptic surfaces*

Nov 02: Taylor Dupuy (Vermont) *Deligne-Illusie classes as Arithmetic Kodaira-Spencer classes*

Nov 09: Eduard Duryev (Harvard) * Teichmüller curves in the moduli space of curves of genus 2*

Nov 16: Jen Berg (Rice) * Obstructions to integral points on affine Chatelet surfaces*

Nov 23: Thanksgiving Break

Nov 30: Amitai Zernik (IAS) * Computing the A_\infty algebra of RP^{2m} \to CP^{2m} using open fixed-point localization.*

Dec 07:Siddharth Mathur (UW) * Azumaya Algebras and the Resolution Property*

Jan 25: Benjamin Bakker (University of Georgia) *Transcendence of period maps*

Feb 01: Ignacio Barros (HU Berlin) *Geometry of the moduli of n-pointed K3 surfaces of genus eleven.*

Feb 08: David Smyth (Tufts) *Intersection numbers on log-canonical models of moduli spaces of curves.*

Feb 15: Amanda Folsom (Amherst) * Quantum Jacobi and quantum modular forms*

Feb 16 (Friday 3pm): Michael Kemeny (Stanford)*First steps toward a classification of Betti tables of canonical curves. *

Feb 22: Adrien Sauvaget (IMJ) *Volumes of strata of differentials via intersection theory. *

Feb 28 (Wednesday 3pm): Lior Bary-Soroker (Tel Aviv) * Is a random polynomial with bounded coefficients irreducible over the integers? *

Mar 01: Alex Walker (Brown) * Second Moment Results in the Gauss Circle Problem *

Mar 08: Spring break (no seminar)

Mar 15: Joseph Hundley (Buffalo) *On holomorphy of adjoint L-functions *

Mar 22: Lucia Mocz (Princeton) *A New Northcott Property for Faltings Height*

Mar 29: Easter break (no seminar)

Apr 05: Fabian Haiden (Harvard) * Flat surfaces and stability structures *

Apr 12: Ananth Shankar (MIT) *Exceptional splitting of reductions of abelian surfaces*

Apr 19: Jan Vonk (McGill) *Singular moduli for real quadratic fields
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Apr 26: Valia Gazaki (Michigan) * Zero cycles on products of elliptic curves over a p-adic field.*

May 3: Wei Ho (Michigan) *Revisiting the Hessian*

May 3 (4PM): Quentin Gendron (UNAM) * The existence problem for k-differentials.*

May 10: Lei Zhang (Nat. U. of Singapore) *Twisted automorphic descent and Gan-Gross-Prasad conjecture*

NT&AG seminar in previous years