Five College Number Theory Seminar

Five College Number Theory Seminar

Where and When
   Five College Number Theory Seminar talks are generally held at Amherst College in the Seeley Mudd building , which houses Amherst College's Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Unless noted otherwise, all talks take place at 4:00 p.m. in room Seeley-Mudd 207. Refreshments are served at 3:30 p.m. in Seeley-Mudd 208.
         Driving Direction to Amherst College
         Campus map of Amherst College
         Map of Lord Jeffrey Inn

Parking Directions
   To find the parking lot in back of Seeley Mudd, drive east on College Street (Route 9) past the Amherst town common on your left. Two blocks after the common, turn right onto the College campus (just before you go under a railroad overpass). Take your second right and follow it until the road ends at the Seeley Mudd parking lot. From the parking lot, take the stairs in the Life Sciences building, just to the right of Seeley Mudd, up one flight, exit and turn left toward Seeley Mudd.
         Campus maps for Hampshire, Mt. Holyoke, Smith, and UMass

Meet our seminar members
   Amherst College
      Rob Benedetto    Gregory Call    David Cox   
   Mount Holyoke College
      Giuliana P. Davidoff    Margaret Robinson
   Smith College
      Leanne Robertson    Yoonjin Lee
   UMass Amherst
      Michael Bush    Paul Gunnells    Farshid Hajir    David Hayes    Thomas Weston    Siman Wong    Huan Yang
   Western New England College
      Jennifer Beineke   
   Westfield State College
      Anne Schwartz   

Schedule for Spring 2005




Feb 1

Christian Maire (Université Toulouse)

Cancellation in totally definite quaternion algebras

Feb 8

Organization Meeting

Organization Meeting

Feb 15

Akshay Venkatesh (MIT)

Counting rational (and integral) points on curves

Feb 22

Frank Calegari (Harvard)

Eisenstein primes and Deformation rings

Mar 1

Jay Jorgenson (CCNY)

Relating canonical, hyperbolic metrics, and Fourier coefficients of different weight modular forms

March 8

Lily Khadjavi (Loyola Marymount University)

Attacking the ABC Conjecture

March 15

Spring break

Spring break

March 22

Matt Baker (Georgia Tech)

Rational dynamics on the Berkovich projective line

March 29

Russell Mann (Brown Univ)

Level-raising on definite unitary groups

April 5

Lassina Dembele (Brandeis)

Computing Hilbert modular forms on Quadratic fields

April 11

David Rohrlich (Boston Univ)

Campanology: the mathematics of bell ringing (UMass UCVC)

April 12

David Rohrlich (Boston Univ)

Root numbers of elliptic curves in division towers

April 21 (Thur)

Fernando Gouvêa

Was Cantor surprised? (Amherst College UCVC)

April 26

Brian Conrad (Univ Michigan)

Canonical subgroups in p-adic families of abelian varieties

May 3

Dorian Goldfeld (Columbia)

Multiple Dirichlet Series

May 10

John Labute (McGill)

Mild pro-p-groups and p-extensions of Q with restricted ramification

Schedule for Fall 2004




Sept 14

Organization Meeting

Organization Meeting

Sept 21

Michael Bush (UMass)

Unramified p-extensions and p-groups of deficiency zero

Sept 28

David Cox (Amherst College)

Galois theory according to Galois

Oct 5

Leanne Robertson (Smith College)

Class numbers of prime-power real cyclotomic fields

Oct 12

No Talk

No Talk

Oct 19

Rob Benedetto (Amherst College)

Towards Uniform Boundedness for Quadratic Polynomial Dynamics

Oct 26

Ryan Daileda (Dartmouth)

Number Fields with Very Large Class Groups

Nov 2

Kiran S. Kedlaya (MIT)

Mass formulas for local Galois representations (after Serre, Bhargava)

Nov 9

Brad Emmons (Utica College)

Products of Hecke Eigenforms

Nov 16

Nathan Ryan (Dartmouth College)

Siegel Modular forms and the Ramanujan-Petersson Conjecture

Nov 23

No Talk

No Talk

Nov 30

Tom Weston (UMass)

p-adic regulators

Dec 7

Eyal Goren (McGill)

Factorization of class invariants

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