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Date Speaker Title Abstract
September 13
Raymond Cheng
Torelli Theorems
in Dimension One
Torelli Theorems, roughly speaking, classify geometric objects via linear algebraic invariants. In this talk, I will motivate and explain various Torelli Theorems for curves.
September 20
Sam Mundy
A Brief History of
Cyclotomic Fields
In this talk, I will develop chronologically the theory of cyclotomic fields, motivated by Fermat's Last Theorem and other interesting problems.
September 27
Carl Lian
 
 
October 4
Stanislav
Atanasov
 
 
October 11
 
 
 
October 18
 
 
 
October 25
 
 
 
November 1
Keaton Naff
 
 
November 8
 
 
 
November 15
Akram Alishahi
 
 
November 22
 
No meeting
 
November 29
 
 
 
December 6
Mikhail
Khovanov
 
 
December 13
Noah Arbesfeld
 
 
December 20
 
No meeting
 
 
 
 
 
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