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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
October 11
October 18
October 25
November 1
Keaton Naff
November 8
November 15
Akram Alishahi
November 22
No meeting
November 29
December 6
December 13
Noah Arbesfeld
December 20
No meeting
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