Mini-workshop in Birational Geometry and Hodge Theory

Northwestern University

May 13-14, 2017

Harris Hall L07

All are welcome to attend. Information about registration and funding can be found here.
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Preliminary Schedule:

Saturday, May 13

9.30am - 10.00am


10.00am - 11.00am

Robert Lazarsfeld (Stony Brook University)
Ran's theorem on secant lines and measures of irrationality - Abstract

11.30am - 12.30pm

Mircea Mustata (University of Michigan)
A vanishing theorem for rational singularities - Abstract

2.30pm - 3.30pm

Sándor Kovács (University of Washington)
Super-rational singularities - Abstract

4.00pm - 5.00pm

Christopher Hacon (University of Utah)
Birational characterization of abelian varieties and ordinary abelian varieties in characteristic p>0 - Abstract

Sunday, May 14

9.00am - 9.30am


9.30am - 10.30am

Christian Schnell (Stony Brook University)
On a theorem of Campana and Paun - Abstract

10.50am - 11.50pm

Mihai Paun (UIC)
Algebraic fiber spaces and curvature of higher direct images - Abstract

1.40pm - 2.40pm

Chenyang Xu (BICMR Beijing)
Stability on valuations of a KLT singularity - Abstract

3.00pm - 4.00pm

János Kollár (Princeton University)
Deformations of stable varieties - Abstract


Supported by the Nemmers Fund and the Northwestern University Department of Mathematics.