NTSGrad Spring 2018

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Graduate Student Number Theory / Representation Theory Seminar, University of Wisconsin – Madison

  • When: Tuesdays, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
  • Where: Van Vleck B113

The purpose of this seminar is to have a talk on each Tuesday by a graduate student to help orient ourselves for the Number Theory Seminar talk on the following Thursday. These talks should be aimed at beginning graduate students, and should try to explain some of the background, terminology, and ideas for the Thursday talk.

Spring 2018 Semester: Schedule

Date Speaker (click for homepage) Title (click for abstract)
January 23 Solly Parenti Rankin Selberg L-functions
January 30 Wanlin Li Intersection Theory on Modular Curves
February 6 Dongxi Ye Modular Forms, Borcherds Lifting and Gross-Zagier Type CM Value Formulas
February 13 There is a Number theory Seminar scheduled this week. Check: the NTS Spring 2018 page.
February 20 Ewan Dalby The Cuspidal Rational Torsion Subgroup of J_0(p)
February 27 Brandon Alberts A Brief Introduction to Iwasawa Theory
March 6 (Arizona Winter School Week)
March 13 Solly Parenti Do You Even Lift?
March 20 Soumya Sankar Finite Hypergeometric Functions: An Introduction

March 27 (Spring Break)
April 3 Brandon Alberts Certain Unramified Metabelian Extensions Using Lemmermeyer Factorizations
April 10 Niudun Wang Nodal domains of Maass forms
April 17 Qiao He An Introduction to Automorphic Representations
April 23: 4.00 pm in B139 (Note the different time and location!) Iván Ongay Valverde Definability of Frobenius Orbits and a Result on Rational Distance Sets
April 24 Brandon Boggess

Moving from Local to Global

May 1 Qiao He An Introduction to Automorphic Representations - Part II
May 8 Sun Woo Park Parametrization of elliptic curves by Shimura curves


Soumya Sankar (ssankar3@wisc.edu)

Brandon Alberts (blalberts@math.wisc.edu)

Former Organizers

Megan Maguire (mmaguire2@math.wisc.edu)

Ryan Julian (mrjulian@math.wisc.edu)

Other Graduate NTS Pages

The seminar webpage for Fall 2018 is here.
The seminar webpage for Spring 2017 is here.
The seminar webpage for Fall 2016 is here
The seminar webpage for Spring 2016 is here
The seminar webpage for Fall 2015, is here.
The seminar webpage for Fall 2017 is here.

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