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Emory Student Seminar in Algebra and Number Theory

Fall 2017


Organized by the Graduate students at Emory.

This site is for the Graduate Student Algebra-Number Theory seminar at Emory. The seminar will be held Thursdays 11am--12pm in E408. Many of the dates and topics are tentative. Email Olivia Beckwith, Lea Beneish, or Jackson Morrow to volunteer to speak. 

 # Date Speaker Title
 18/31Lea BeneishMock modular forms and applications
  2 9/7 Jackson Morrow How to use Magma
  3 9/14 Tomer ReiterThe Szemer\'edi Regularity Lemma
 49/21Ian WagnerHilbert modular forms part 1
  5 9/28 Maddie Dawsey The Chebotarev Density Theorem
  6 10/5  
  7 10/12 Ian Wagner Hilbert modular forms part 2
  8 10/19  
  9 10/26  
 10 11/2  
 11 11/9  
 12 11/16  
 13 11/23 Thanksgiving 
 14 11/30  



Spring 2017


Organized by the Graduate students at Emory.

This site is for the Graduate Student Algebra-Number Theory seminar at Emory. The seminar will be held Thursdays 1:00 --2:00 in E406. Many of the dates and topics are tentative. Email Olivia Beckwith, Lea Beneish, or Jackson Morrow to volunteer to speak. 

 # Date Speaker Title
 1 1/19 Jackson Morrow What is... anabelian geometry?
 2 1/26 Jackson Morrow Modular curves, torsion subgroups, and Galois representations
 3 2/2 Lea Beneish Rademacher sums
 4 2/9 Maddie Locus Recursions for coefficients of modular forms
 5 2/16  
 6 2/23 Vicman Aricheta Congruent number problem
 7 3/2 Robert Schneider Counting Partitions
 8 3/9  Spring Break
 9 3/16  Arizona Winter School
 10 3/23 Ian Wagnerl-adic Galois representations and congruences for modular forms
 11 3/30Maryam Khaqan   Introduction to quantum mechanics 
 12 4/6 Tomer ReiterSomething related to combinatorics and number theory (and algebraic geometry)
 13 4/13 Jackson MorrowWhat is ... a period? 
 14 4/20 Sumit MishraQuadratic forms and some field invariants


Fall 2016


Organized by the Graduate students at Emory.

This site is for the Graduate Student Algebra-Number Theory seminar at Emory. The seminar will be held Tuesdays 1-2 in E408. Many of the dates and topics are tentative. Email Olivia Beckwith or Jackson Morrow to volunteer to speak. 


Week
DateDaySpeakerTitleDescription
1Aug 30
TuesOlivia Beckwith
What is a mock modular form?
2Sept 6TuesVicman ArichetaWhat is moonshine?
3Sept 13TuesJackson Morrow   What is the Coleman--Chabauty Method?
 4Sept 20TuesMarcel Bischoff
What is Conformal Field Theory?
 5Sept 27TuesRobert SchneiderTBA
 6Oct 4TuesLea BeneishModular curves and Generalized Farey sequences
 
      Oct 11
 
Fall Break
 7Oct 18TuesNoam KantorWhat is a model category?
 8Oct 25TuesBastian HaaseWhat is Field patching?
 9Nov 1TuesOlivia BeckwithWhat is a Heegner point?
 10Nov 8TuesBastian HaaseWhat are Moduli spaces?
 11Nov 15TuesJackson Morrow  What is anabelian phenomena?
 12Nov 22Tues
 
 13Nov 29TuesBrandon Rayhaun

 14Dec 6
Tues  

Spring 2016


Organized by the Graduate students at Emory.

This site is for the Graduate Student Algebra-Number Theory seminar at Emory. The seminar will be held Wednesdays from 4-5 in W301. Many of the dates and topics are tentative. Email Olivia Beckwith to volunteer to speak, some suggested topics are listed below. 




Week
Date Day Speaker Title Description
1 Jan 13
Wed Victor Manuel Aricheta
The Modularity Theorem
2 Jan 20
WedJackson MorrowWhat is  ... a sheaf?Link
3Jan 27WedJackson MorrowWhat is ... a scheme?Link
 4Feb 3WedAnastassia Etropolskip-Adic integration and the method of Chabauty and Coleman 
 5Feb 10WedJesse ThornerDedekind zeta functions
 6Feb 17WedSarah Trebat LederRanks of elliptic curves and a theorem of Stewart and Top
 
 7Feb 24WedBastian Haase   An Introduction to Cohomology 
 8Mar 2WedAmanda ClemmWeierstrass mock modular forms and BSD 
    Mar 9 

No meeting, spring break
 9Mar 16Wed

No meeting, AWS
 10Mar 23WedNivedita BhaskharSome class field theory along with some history 
 11April 5Tues Olivia Beckwith The Circle Method
 12Apr 6WedNo Talk 
 13Apr 13WedMckenzie WestBrauer groups of fields
 14Apr 20Wed Jesse Thorner Sieve Theory
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