Date

Place

Speaker

Title

September 14

Brandeis
317 Goldsmith

Henri Darmon
McGill University

Elliptic curves and Hilbert's 12th problem

September 21

MIT
Room 2190

Kai Köhler
University of Bonn

RaySinger analytic torsion and fixed point formulas in arithmetic geometry

September 28

Harvard
Science Center D

Dieter Kotschick
University of München

Mapping class groups of surfaces and fourdimensional topology

October 5

Brandeis
317 Goldsmith

James Propp
University of Wisconsin

The variational formalism for random tilings

October 12

Northeastern
509 Lake

Robert V. Moody
University of Alberta

The mathematics of quasicrystals and diffraction

October 19

MIT
Room 2190

Don Zagier
Max Planck Institute, Bonn

On the conjecture of Birch and SwinnertonDyer

October 26

Harvard
Science Center D


Canceled

November 2

MIT
Room 2190

Harvey Friedman
Ohio State University

Does normal mathematics need new axioms?

November 9

Brandeis
317 Goldsmith

Alexei Rudakov
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Remarkable complexes of representations of "super enlarged SU(3)xSU(2)xU(1)"

November 16

Northeastern
509 Lake

Yulij S. Ilyashenko
Cornell University

A centennial history of Hilbert's 16th problem (second part)

November 30

Harvard
Science Center D

Alexander Beilinson
University of Chicago

The determinant of de Rham cohomology of a curve

December 7

MIT
Room 2190

Dusa McDuff
SUNY Stony Brook, visiting Harvard

The topology of groups of symplectomorphisms

December 14

Harvard
Science Center D

Joel Smoller
University of Michigan

Interaction of Dirac particles with nonabelian gauge fields and gravity: Bound state and black hole solutions
