## Geometry of flag varieties

**Instructor: ** Joel Kamnitzer, jkamnitz@math.toronto.edu

**Lectures: ** MWF 1:00 - 2:00 Fields library

**Office:** 6110 Bahen
416-978-5163

**Office Hours:** Wednesday 10:00 - 12:00

**Grading scheme:**

** Syllabus:**

Schubert cells and varieties

Borel-Weil Theorem

Springer Theory

Affine Grassmannians

** References**

There is no single reference for what I am covering. Here are some suggested readings. We won't be covering all of what is in these books. Rather each book contains some sections relevant what we are doing.

** Homework: **

Assignment 1 (pdf, tex) due Friday October 14.

Assignment 2 (pdf, tex) due Friday November 11.

**Notes: **

Here are my handwritten notes. Warning: these notes are very sketchy and may not correspond exactly to what I said during lecture.

September 12-30

October 10-14

October 17-19

October 21-26

October 28-November 2

November 4-21