AMS Sectional Meeting Program by Special Session
Current as of Tuesday, April 12, 2005 15:09:31
1996 Fall Eastern Sectional Meeting
Lawrenceville, NJ, October 56, 1996
Meeting #914
Associate secretaries: Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles Over Curves With or Without Additional Structure

Saturday October 5, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles Over Curves With or Without Additional Structure, I
Room 222, Science Hall
Organizers:
Hans Ulysses Boden, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany and McMaster University boden@icarus.mcmaster.ca
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@math.bu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Quantum Cohomology and the Verlinde Algebra
Sharad Agnihotri*, University of Texas at Austin
(91414132) 
9:00 a.m.
On the Moduli Space of Polygonal Linkages on the 2Sphere.
Amy Jan Galitzer*, University of Maryland
(91451124) 
9:30 a.m.
Torus actions and symplectic volumes of moduli spaces
Lisa Claire Jeffrey*, Mathematics Dept., McGill University
Jonathan Weitsman, Mathematics Dept., Univ. of California at Santa Cruz
(91458112) 
10:00 a.m.
From polygons to vector bundles and back again
Jonathan A. Poritz*,
(91453231) 
10:30 a.m.
A Perfect Morse Function on the Moduli Space of Flat Connections
Michael Thaddeus*,
(91414102)

8:30 a.m.

Saturday October 5, 1996, 2:30 p.m.5:50 p.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles Over Curves With or Without Additional Structure, II
Room 222, Science Hall
Organizers:
Hans Ulysses Boden, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany and McMaster University boden@icarus.mcmaster.ca
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@math.bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Geometric moduli problem
Alexander A. Voronov*, M.I.T.
(9141474) 
3:00 p.m.
Lines and loci in the moduli space of $SL(2)$bundles on a curve
William M. Oxbury, University of Durham
Christian Pauly, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Emma Previato*, Boston University
(91414154) 
3:30 p.m.
Strange Duality over an Elliptic Curve
Loring W. Tu*,
Ron Donagi,
(91414249) 
4:00 p.m.
Abelian ChernSimons Theory (after Mihaela Manoliu)
Daniel S. Freed*, University of Texas at Austin
(91458307) 
4:30 p.m.
Arrangements of lines in the projective plane and new nonquasiprojective fundamental groups
John J. Millson*, University of Maryland
(91414210) 
5:00 p.m.
Moduli spaces of SL(2)characters over surfaces of low Euler characteristic
William M. Goldman*,
(91453105) 
5:30 p.m.
Open Problems/Discussion

2:30 p.m.

Sunday October 6, 1996, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles Over Curves With or Without Additional Structure, III
Room 222, Science Hall
Organizers:
Hans Ulysses Boden, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany and McMaster University boden@icarus.mcmaster.ca
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@math.bu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Compactification of the Universal Picard Scheme for Stable Curves.
Tyler J. Jarvis*, Mississippi State University
(9141415) 
9:00 a.m.
GEOGRAPHY OF BRILLNOETHER LOCI FOR SMALL SLOPES
Iwona Grzegorczyk*, University of Massachuseetts
(9141461) 
9:30 a.m.
mtgThe Moduli of Flat $SU(p,q)$ connections over Riemann Surfaces
Eugene Z. Xia*, University of Maryland at College Park
(91414100) 
10:00 a.m.
Equivariant stable bundles over flat projective bundles are vortices
Steven Bradlow*,
Jim Glazebrook,
Franz Kamber,
(91453118) 
10:30 a.m.
Symplectic Structures on Symmetric Spaces and Integrability.
Anthony M Bloch*, University of Michigan
(91470252)

8:30 a.m.

Sunday October 6, 1996, 2:30 p.m.4:20 p.m.
Special Session on Moduli Spaces of Vector Bundles Over Curves With or Without Additional Structure, IV
Room 222, Science Hall
Organizers:
Hans Ulysses Boden, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Germany and McMaster University boden@icarus.mcmaster.ca
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@math.bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Solutions of periodic KdV equations and Geodesic Flows on infinite Kaehler manifolds
Andrey Todorov*, University of California at Santa Cruz
(91414379) 
3:00 p.m.
The Trigonal Locus in the Moduli Space $\overline{\germ M}_g$ of Curves of Genus $g$
Zvezdelina E. StankovaFrenkel*, Harvard University
(91414292) 
3:30 p.m.
On the quantization of Hitchin's systems
Edward V. Frenkel*,
(91414288) 
4:00 p.m.
Motivic local systems on curves
Tony Pantev*, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(91414378)

2:30 p.m.