Spring 2011. Surfaces of general type

Jan 21. Organizational meeting, 4:30PM, LGRT 1634.

Jan 28. Paul Hacking,

Feb 4. Jenia Tevelev,

Feb 11. David Cox,

Feb 18. Giancarlo Urzua,

Feb 25. DOUBLE HEADER!! Refreshments at 3:45PM.

Paul Hacking,

Giancarlo Urzua,

Mar 11. Eyal Markman,

Mar 18. No meeting (Spring Break).

Mar 25. Alden Gassert,

Apr 1. No meeting (AGNES conference).

Apr 8. Anna Kazanova,

Apr 15. Julie Rana,

Apr 22. Toby Wilson,

Apr 29. Nico Aiello,

Background

M. Reid, Lectures on algebraic surfaces (videos), here.

P. Hacking, Notes from a graduate course on complex surfaces, here

M. Reid, Chapters on algebraic surfaces, arxiv

W. Barth, K. Hulek, C. Peters, A. Van de Ven, Compact complex surfaces, googlebooks

R. Friedman, Algebraic surfaces and holomorphic vector bundles, googlebooks

A. Beauville, Complex algebraic surfaces, googlebooks

Research papers

Quintic surfaces

E. Horikawa, On deformations of quintic surfaces, Invent. Math. 31 (1975), no.1, p.43-85.

Godeaux surfaces

M. Reid, Surfaces with p

S. Coughlan, Key varieties for surfaces of general type, Warwick Univ. PhD thesis, 12/08, here.

The Craighero--Gattazzo surface

P. Craighero, R. Gattazzo, Quintic surfaces of P

I. Dolgachev, C. Werner, A simply connected numerical Godeaux surface with ample canonical class, J. Algebraic Geom. 8 (1999), no. 4, 737–764, erratum J. Algebraic Geom. 10 (2001), no. 2, 397, arxiv

Barlow surfaces

R. Barlow, A simply connected surface of general type with p

M. Reid, A simply connected surface of general type with p

Enriques-Catanese-Debarre surfaces

F. Enriques, Le Superficie Algebriche, Bologna, 1949. xv+464 pp.

F. Catanese, O. Debarre, Surfaces with K

Links to the seminar from previous years.

Algebraic surfaces, Fall 2010

Stability conditions on derived categories and wall crossing, Spring 2010

Mirror symmetry and tropical geometry, Fall 2009

Deformation theory, Fall 2008

Green's Conjectures, Spring 2008

Bridgeland Stability, Fall 2007

Minimal Model Program, Spring 2007

Commutative Algebra and Polyhedra Seminar, Spring 2006

Geometry and Algebra of Polyhedra Seminar, Fall 2005

Commutative Algebra Seminar, 2004-2005

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