All talks are on Thursday from 12:00 until 1:00 (note the time change from fall) in Science Center 112 (again, not the change from fall) unless otherwise indicated.
Previous years Trivial Notions pages:
(Click on the title of a talk to get the abstract.)
|12 September 2013||Tom Lovering||p-adic L-functions and Iwasawa Main Conjectures|
|19 September 2013||Eric Riedl||Complete Families of Smooth Curves|
|26 September 2013||Justin Campbell||Geometric Class Field Theory after Deligne|
|3 October 2013||Francesco Cavazzani||ADE Singularities and Slodowy Slices|
|10 October 2013||Omar Antolin-Camarena||Homotopy Theory in the Foundations of Mathematics|
|17 October 2013||George Boxer||Congruences of Modular Forms and Galois Representations|
|24 October 2013||Gijs Heuts||Some Elements in Stable Homotopy Groups of Spheres|
|31 October 2013||Chao Li||Deligne-Lustig Curves|
|7 November 2013||Erick Knight||Period 3 Implies Chaos|
|14 November 2013||Jeff Kuan||The Kardar-Parisi-Zhang equation|
|21 November 2013||Nathan Pflueger||TBD|
|28 November 2013||Canceled due to Thanksgiving||Nothing to see here|
|5 December 2013||Canceled due to organizer absentmindedness||Still Nothing to see here|
|12 December 2013||Andrew Dittmer||Shintani + Tate = ?|
|6 Feburary 2014||Stergios Antonakoudis||Measured Foliations and Riemann Surfaces|
|13 Feburary 2014||Cheng-Chiang Tsai||Local transfer and Langlands correspondence|
|20 Feburary 2014||Ben Landon||Anderson Localization|
|27 Feburary 2014||Krishanu Sankar||Markov Chains and Spectral Gaps|
|5 March 2014||Ananth Shankar||Artin's Primitive Root Conjecture|
|13 March 2014||Yunqing Tang||TBD|
The Trivial Notions seminar is held once a week in the Mathematics Department at Harvard University. The target audience is the graduate student body of the Department, and those giving talks are (almost always) graduate students in the Department. Talks can be on any topic, but they should be accessible to graduate students!
The seminar is a great way to find out what other students are thinking about. It's also a great way to practice talking mathematics in front of others, without the distraction of scary professors in the audience.
The seminar is organized this year by Erick Knight and Lukas Brantner. Please send one of us an email if you have any questions or if you want to add yourself to the schedule.
This page was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the previous year's one, which was based on the one from X years before, by David Harvey.