University of Toronto's
Symplectic Geometry Seminar

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Spring 2009

Date Speaker Title and abstract Lunch venue
Monday, January 5
Sean Fitzpatrick
University of Toronto
Equivariant index formulas on almost-CR manifolds
Simon Sushi
Monday, January 12
David Li-Bland
University of Toronto
Courant algebroids and Poisson geometry
Thai Angels
Monday, January 19
Frederic Rochon
University of Toronto
Some index formulae on the moduli space of stable parabolic vector bundles
Thai Angels
Monday, January 26
Alfonso Gracia-Saz
University of Toronto
VB-algebroids and represenation theory of Lie algebroids.
Simon Sushi
Tuesday, February 3
2:10 PM, BA 2175

(Unusual date and location)
Shengda Hu
University of Waterloo
Seidel homomorphisms and Albers' map
Thai Angels
Monday, February 9
Brian Lee
University of Toronto
Geometric Structures on spaces of weighted submanifolds
(Thesis defense)
Monday, February 16
Reading Week
(No seminar)
Monday, February 23
Alejandro Uribe
University of Michigan
Quantum mechanics and generalized theta functions
Simon Sushi
Monday, March 2
Pinaki Mondal
University of Toronto
Projective completions of affine varieties via degree-like functions
Monday, March 9
Derek Krepski
University of Toronto
Prequantization of the moduli space of flat G-bundles
(Thesis defense)
Wednesday, March 11
2:10 PM, BA 1230

(Unusual date and location)
Ben Webster
Representation theory and a strange duality for symplectic varieties
Thai Angels
Thursday, March 12
4:30 PM, MS 2173

(Unusual date and location)
Ben Webster
Representation theory and a strange duality for symplectic varieties (II)
Monday, March 16
Rebecca Goldin
George Mason University
Towards generalizing Schubert calculus in the symplectic category
Monday, March 23
Eckhard Meinrenken
University of Toronto
Twisted spin-c structures
Simon Sushi
Monday, March 30
Michael Shapiro
Michigan State University
Presymplectic forms compatible with cluster algebra structures and quivers of finite mutation type.
Thai Angels
Thursday, April 2
1:10PM, BA1220

(Unusual date and location)
Eduardo Gonzalez
University of Massachusetts Boston
Classifying semi-free Hamiltonian S^1-manifolds of dimension 6.
Monday, April 6
Megumi Harada
McMaster University
Divided difference operators in equivariant K-theory for general G-spaces
Simon Sushi
Friday, April 17
2:10PM, BA6183

(Unusual date)
Jedrzej Sniatycki
University of Calgary
Commutation of quantization and reduction
Monday, April 27
Raphael Ponge
University of Tokyo
Holomorphic Morse inequalities in CR geometry
Friday, June 12
4:10PM, BA 6183

(Unusual date and time)
Maxim Braverman
Northeastern University
A refinement of the Ray-Singer analytic torsion
Monday, June 15
2:10PM, HU 1018

(Unusual location)
Reyer Sjamaar
Cornell University
Maximal rank subgroups, weight varieties and homogeneous spin-c structures

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