Tufts Algebra, Geometry, and Number Theory Seminar

Fall 2017

Thursdays, 4:30 PM

Bromfield-Pearson 002


  • September 14: Michael Chou (Tufts)
        • Growth of torsion of elliptic curves from Q to the maximal abelian extension
  • September 21: Andrew Bridy (Texas A&M)
        • Arboreal finite index for cubic polynomials
  • September 28:
  • October 5: Robert Lemke Oliver (Tufts)
        • Three-isogeny Selmer groups and ranks of abelian varieties in quadratic twist families
  • October 12: Matthew Grimes (BC)
        • Contracting the Weierstrass locus with variation of GIT
  • October 20: (Friday@1pm) Álvaro Lozano-Robledo (UConn)
        • Bounds for the Mordell--Weil rank of certain families of Jacobians of hyperelliptic curves defined over Q
  • October 26: Harris Daniels (Amherst)
        • Torsion subgroups of rational elliptic curves over the compositum of all extensions of generalized $D_4$-type
  • November 2: Leo Goldmakher (Williams)
  • November 9:
  • November 16: Caroline Turnage-Butterbaugh (Duke)
  • November 17: Colloquium: Frank Thorne (South Carolina)
  • November 23: No seminar (Thanksgiving)
  • December 1: (Friday@1pm) Larry Rolen (Georgia Tech, Trinity College Dublin)
        • Jensen-Pólya Criterion for the Riemann Hypothesis and Related Problems
  • December 7-8: Ken Ono (Emory)
        • Norbert Wiener Lectures

If you are interested in speaking in the seminar, have any questions, or would like to be added to the email list, please feel free to contact Robert Lemke Oliver.