Alg/Comb/Geom seminar
Fall 2016

     Northampton, MA

Local organizers: Julianna Tymoczko and Tamar Friedmann

General information

The seminar is held in Room 307 of Burton Hall from 4:30-5:30. The campus map shows you Burton Hall; the room itself is in a corner of the third floor near the stairway, overlooking the greenhouse. We typically have a seminar dinner afterwards for all those who are interested.

Directions and Parking

Directions to Smith can be found here. There is a parking garage near the Forbes Library and metered on-street parking on Green Street, as well as a visitor parking lot next to Ainsworth Gymnasium (at the bottom of the hill near the math ddepartment).

Date Speaker and Institution Title and Abstract
9/13 Diana Davis
(Williams College)

Lattice surfaces and the Modulus Miracle
9/20 Jacob Matherne
A combinatorial Fourier transform for quiver representation varieties in type A
9/27 Raj Mehta
(Smith College)
Integration of Constant Courant algebroids
10/4 Gufang Zhao
From points on the punctured plane to Higgs bundles on an elliptic curve
10/18 No seminar Conn Valley Math/Stats Colloquium at Amherst
Roger Howe (Yale) speaking
10/25 Jordan Tirrell
(Mt Holyoke)
Title Combinatorics of Orthogonal Polynomials and Enumeration of Young Tableaux
11/1 No seminar
11/8 No seminar
11/15 Julianna Tymoczko
(Smith College)
Splines and a conjecture of Strang's
11/29 Alex Woo
(U Idaho)
Inversion arrangements and coessential sets
12/6 Hiraku Abe
(Osaka City University
and McMaster University)
Flat families of Hessenberg varieties with an application to Newton-Okounkov bodies
12/13 Tamar Friedmann
(Smith College)
Title TBA