Complex Geometry Seminar

Department of Mathematics

Johns Hopkins University

Fall 2008 - Spring 2009

Date: Wednesdays at 4:30pm (note the new time).
Room: Krieger Hall 300.

Organized by: Y.A. Rubinstein , B. Shiffman , S. Zelditch .

  • September 10,
    Morgan Sherman (California Polytechnic State University),
    Computing with Donaldson's T-iterations on the space of hermitian metrics on projective space
  • September 17
    Hamid Hezari (Johns Hopkins University)
    On Berman-Berndtsson-Sjostrand's approach to the asymptotics of the Bergman kernel
  • September 24
    Sean Paul (University of Wisconsin)
    Projectively dual varieties and K-energy maps
  • October 1
    Norman Levenberg (Indiana University)
    Recent Results in Pluripotential Theory
  • October 8
    No seminar
  • October 15
    Jeff Streets (Princeton University)
    Hermitian Curvature Flow
  • October 22
    Reza Seyyedali (Johns Hopkins University)
    Chow stability of ruled manifolds
  • October 29
    No seminar
  • November 5
    Alan Huckleberry (Ruhr-University of Bochum)
    Finite symmetry groups in complex geometry
  • November 11 (Tuesday), 3pm, Location: Krieger 413 (note the unusual day and location)
    Robert Berman (Chalmers University)
    From volumes of line bundles to equidistribution
  • November 19
    No seminar
  • November 25 (Tuesday), 4pm, Krieger Hall 413 (note the unusual day and room)
    Yanir Rubinstein (Johns Hopkins University)
    A theorem of Kolodziej on the complex Monge-Ampere operator
  • December 3
    Zhou Zhang (University of Michigan)
    Kahler-Ricci flow with degenerate cohomology limit
  • December 10, Time: 2:30pm, Krieger 300 (note the unusual time)
    Bernard Shiffman (Johns Hopkins University)
    The Bedford-Taylor-Demailly theorem on the Monge-Ampere operator and applications
  • January 28, Krieger 308 (note the unusual location)
    Daniel Burns (University of Michigan)
    Toric varieties and the Bohr-Sommerfeld correspondence
  • February 4
    Richard Wentworth (University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University)
    Character varieties, Higgs bundles, and the Torelli group
  • February 11, 2:30pm, Maryland 217 (note the special time and location)
    Alexei Oblomkov (Princeton University)
    The isoenergy spectral problem for multidimesional difference operators
  • February 18
    Jian Song (Rutgers University)
    Kahler-Ricci flow on algebraic varieties
  • February 20 (Friday), 4:30pm, Location: Krieger 300 (note the special day)
    Spyridon Alexakis (MIT and CMI)
    Global Invariants in conformal and Kahler geometry
  • February 24 (Tuesday), 3pm, Maryland 110 (note the special day, time, and location)
    Alberto Della Vedova (University of Parma)
    Algebraic-geometric obstructions to the existence of extremal Kahler metrics on blow-ups
  • March 4
    Igor Wigman (University of Montreal)
    Nodal lines for random eigenfunctions of the Laplacian
  • March 11
    No seminar
  • March 18
    No seminar
  • March 25
    Alejandro Uribe (University of Michigan)
    Theta functions from the point of view of Chern-Simons-Witten theory
  • April 1, 4pm (note the special time)
    Damin Wu (Ohio State University)
    A degenerate Monge-Ampere equation and the boundary classes of Kahler cones
  • April 1, 5pm (note the special time)
    Semyon Klevtsov (Rutgers University)
    Bergman kernels and balanced metrics: applications to black holes and Quantum Hall effect
  • April 7 (Tuesday), 3pm, Location: Shaffer 100 (note the special time, day and location)
    Zuoqin Wang (Johns Hopkins University)
    Hearing the weights of weighted projective spaces
  • April 15
    Thomas Bloom (University of Toronto)
    Voiculescu's entropy and potential theory
  • April 20 (Monday) ( Kempf Lecture), 4:30pm, Location: Krieger 304 (note the special day, time and location)
    Victor Guillemin (MIT)
    Spectral measures, I
  • April 21 (Tuesday) ( Kempf Lecture), 4:30pm, Location: Krieger 308 (note the special day, time and location)
    Victor Guillemin (MIT)
    Spectral measures, II
  • April 28 (Tuesday), 3pm, Location: Krieger 302 (note the special time, day and location)
    Slawomir Kolodziej (Jagiellonian University)
    Some generalizations of the Calabi-Yau theorem ( abstract)
  • April 29
    Slawomir Kolodziej (Jagiellonian University)
    Stability and Holder continuity of solutions to the complex Monge-Ampere equation with the right hand side in L^p ( abstract)
  • May 8 (Friday), 3pm, Location: Krieger 413 (note unusual day, time and location)
    Yanir Rubinstein (Johns Hopkins University)
    On geodesics in the space of Kahler metrics