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Number Theory Seminar 2017-2018

This seminar is held on Tuesdays at 10am in 104 Deady Hall unless otherwise stated.

Spring Quarter, 2018

  • April 10, Asif Zaman (Stanford)
    Primes represented by positive definite binary quadratic forms

  • April 10, Florian Sprung (Arizona State University)
    Special Time/Location: 11am in Deady 301
    The Iwasawa Main Conjecture for Elliptic Curves at Supersingular Primes

  • May 17, Kevin McGown (California State University, Chico)
    Special Time/Location: 3 pm in Anstett 192
    Grosswald’s conjecture on the least primitive root
  • May 19, Rachel Pries (Colorado State University)
    Speaking at Oregon Number Theory Days
  • May 22, Aaron Pollack (Duke University)
    Special Time/Location : 11am in Deady 301
    The Fourier expansion of modular forms on exceptional groups

Winter Quarter, 2018

  • January 27, Ken Ono (Emory University)
    Speaking at Oregon Number Theory Days
  • February 6, Marty Weissman (UCSC)
    An introduction to metaplectic groups

  • February 13, Marty Weissman (UCSC)
    Extending the Langlands program to covering groups

  • February 27, Sarah Frei (UO)
    Moduli spaces of sheaves on a K3 surface and Galois representations

  • March 13, Robert Hines (University of Colorado, Boulder)
    Badly approximable numbers over imaginary quadratic fields

Fall Quarter, 2017

  • October 21, Kirsten Eisentraeger (Penn State University)
    Oregon Number Theory Days
  • November 7, Christopher Pinner (Kansas State University)
    The Lind-Lehmer Constant for Finite Abelian Groups

  • November 9, Bianca Viray (University of Washington)
    Special Time/Location: 10am in Deady 210
    Points of unusually low degree on the modular curves X_1(n)

  • November 14, Yifeng Liu (Northwestern University)
    Special cycles, level raising, and Selmer groups

Previous years: 2017 2016