## Stanford Algebraic Geometry Seminar 2006-2007 |
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Click on the title to see the abstract (if available). For more information, please contact Jun Li (jli), Sam Payne (sampayne) or Ravi Vakil (vakil), @math.you-know-where.edu.

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Tuesday, October 3 | Joe Harris (Harvard) and János Kollár (Princeton) | Berkeley-Stanford Algebraic Geometry Colloquium (at Berkeley) |

October 13 | Daniel Allcock (Texas) | A new Torelli theorem for cubic threefolds |

October 20 | Holger Kley (Colorado State) | Petersen 2-plane arrangements and surfaces with many 7-secants |

October 27 | Mark Gross (San Diego) | From affine geometry to complex geometry: Instanton corrections via tropical disks |

November 3 | Eugene Tevelev (University of Massachusetts at Amherst) | Geometry of Chow quotients of Grassmannians |

November 11-12 | Patrick Brosnan (UBC), Paolo Cascini (UCSB), Tommaso de Fernex (Utah), Paul Hacking (Washington), János Kollár (Princeton), Max Lieblich (Princeton), Sam Payne (Stanford) | Western Algebraic Geometry Seminar (at Utah) |

November 17 | Martin Olsson (Berkeley) | Deformation theory of (morphisms of) log schemes |

Tuesday, November 28 | Charles Weibel (Rutgers) and Sam Grushevsky (Princeton) | Berkeley-Stanford Algebraic Geometry Colloquium (at Stanford) |

Tuesday, January 16 | Mark Kisin (Chicago) and Christopher Hacon (Utah) | Berkeley-Stanford Algebraic Geometry Colloquium (at MSRI) |

January 19 | Eduard Looijenga (Utrecht) | Invariants of the geometric and of the automorphic kind |

January 26 | Allen Knutson (San Diego) | Limits of varieties: subschemes vs. branchvarieties |

February 2 | Kai Behrend (UBC) | On the categorification of Donaldson-Thomas invariants |

February 9 | Meng Chen (Fudan) | Canonical stability index of three folds of general type |

March 16 | Maryam Mirzakhani (Princeton) | Lattice point asymptotics, and conformal densities on Teichmuller spaces |

March 23 | Brian Conrad (University of Michigan) | Lifting CM abelian varieties to characteristic 0 |

April 6 | Phillip Griffiths (IAS) and Luc Illusie (Paris-Sud) | Berkeley-Stanford Algebraic Geometry Colloquium (at Stanford) |

April 13 | Jarod Alper (Stanford) | Are Artin stacks locally quotient stacks? |

Wednesday April 18, 4 pm | Jim Bryan (UBC) | The quantum McKay correspondence |

Tuesday, April 24 at noon | Alina Marian (Stanford) | Lie algebra actions on the cohomology of hyperquot schemes |

Weekend April 28-29 | Coskun, Gualtieri, Hacon, McKernan, Oprea, Polishchuk, Sawon | Western Algebraic Geometry Seminar in Seattle |

May 4 | no seminar (Andy Schultz defense) | |

May 11 | Sam Grushevsky (Princeton) | A geometric characterization of Prym varieties |

May 18 | Roya Beheshti (MSRI) | Rational surfaces in smooth hypersurfaces |

May 25 | Yi Hu (Arizona) | A compactification of the spaces of maps from P^1 to P^n |

June 1 |