Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

2 Jan 2014 | | *To Be Announced* |

9 Jan 2014 | | *To Be Announced* |

16 Jan 2014 | James Stankewicz, University of Copenhagen | Palindromic properties of curves and explicit descent obstructions |

23 Jan 2014 | | No seminar this week |

30 Jan 2014 | Taisong Jing, University of Pennsylvania | The Strong CM Lifting Problem |

6 Feb 2014 | James Maynard, Centre de recherches mathÃ©matiques | Small gaps between primes |

13 Feb 2014 | Trung Hieu Ngo, University of Michigan | Period functions for quantum modular forms |

20 Feb 2014 | Ori Parzanchevski, IAS | Expanders andÂ Ramanujan complexes |

27 Feb 2014 | Jacob Turner, PSU | Invariants of Local Conjugation |

6 Mar 2014 | Krzysztof Klosin, CUNY | Congruences and R=T theorems |

20 Mar 2014 | Ae Ja Yee, Penn State | The truncated Jacobi triple product theorem |

27 Mar 2014 | Graham Leuschke, Syracuse University | Pieri maps and their relations |

3 Apr 2014 | Yiannis Sakellaridis, Rutgers (Newark) | The relative Langlands program |

10 Apr 2014 | No seminar this week | No seminar this week |

17 Apr 2014 | John Lesieutre, MIT | Derived equivalent rational threefolds |

24 Apr 2014 | Karl Schwede, Penn State | F-regular vs log terminal surfaces |

1 May 2014 | Lance Edward Miller, University of Arkansas | Generalized Witt vectors and an interpretation |

8 May 2014 | (Meeting at 12:20) Will Chen, PSU | (Meeting at 12:20) Moduli Interpretation for Noncongruence Modular Curves |

8 May 2014 12:20pm - 1:10pm | Will Chen, PSU | Moduli Interpretation for Noncongruence Modular Curves |

15 May 2014 | Andre Chatzistamatiou, MPI Bonn | Higher direct images of the structure sheaf in birational geometry |

28 Aug 2014 | ANT group, PSU | Lunch |

4 Sep 2014 | Yuri Zarhin, Penn State University | Galois groups of Mori polynomials, semistable curves and monodromy |

11 Sep 2014 | Taisong Jing, Penn State University | The Strong CM Lifting Problem |

18 Sep 2014 | Alexei Skorobogatov, Imperial College London | Hasse principle for generalized Kummer varieties |

25 Sep 2014 | Robert C. Vaughan, Penn State University | Squares: Additive Questions and Partitions |

2 Oct 2014 | Mihran Papikian, Penn State University | A reciprocity law for Drinfeld modules |

9 Oct 2014 | William Chen, MacQuarie University | A quick tour of discrepancy theory |

16 Oct 2014 | Robert C. Vaughan, Penn State University | The divisor function on arithmetic progressions |

23 Oct 2014 | Dale Brownawell, Penn State University | Algebraic independence of derivatives of Carlitz periods |

30 Oct 2014 | Kirsten Eisentraeger, Penn State University | Hilbert's Tenth Problem for subrings of the rational numbers |

6 Nov 2014 | Tom Tucker, University of Rochester | Portraits of rational functions modulo primes |

13 Nov 2014 | Sevak Mkrtchyan, University of Rochester | The Entropy of Schur-Weyl measures |

20 Nov 2014 | Atul Dixit | Zagier polynomials and modified N\"{o}rlund polynomials |

27 Nov 2014 | Mr Turkey, Thanksgiving | No meeting |

4 Dec 2014 | Michael Kelly, University of Michigan | Uniform Dilations in High Dimensions |

11 Dec 2014 | Aaron Levin, Michigan State University | Integral points and orbits in the projective plane |