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2001 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Williamstown, MA, October 1314, 2001
Meeting #971
Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS
lsibner@duke.poly.edu
Special Session on Abelian Varieties

Saturday October 13, 2001, 9:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.
Special Session on Abelian Varieties, I
Room 203, Thompson Physics Lab
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, Boston University apolish@bu.edu
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

9:00 a.m.
MordellWeil ranks of quadratic twists of pairs of elliptic curves.
Gwynneth G Coogan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Jorge JimenezUrroz, Universidad Autonoma De Madrid % Author's phone number. Maximum length is 25 characters.
(97111197)

9:30 a.m.
integral motives and special values of zeta functions.
Niranjan Ramachandran*, University of Maryland
(9711432)

10:00 a.m.
Geometry of Hilbert modular varieties over ramified primes.
Eyal Z Goren*, McGill University
Fabrizio Andreatta, University of Padova
(97114119)

Saturday October 13, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Abelian Varieties, II
Room 203, Thompson Physics Lab
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, Boston University apolish@bu.edu
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
The Clifford algebra of a binary form.
Rajesh S. Kulkarni*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
(97114147)

3:00 p.m.
Hodge structures on abelian varieties.
Salman Abdulali*, East Carolina University
(97114141)

3:30 p.m.
Hyperelliptic jacobians and $\ell$adic representations.
Yuri G Zarhin*, Penn State University
(9711490)

4:00 p.m.
Intersections of certain modular threefolds.
William L. Hoyt*, Rutgers University
Charles F. Schwartz, Rider University
(9711425)

4:30 p.m.
On Sections of Yoshida Elliptic Surfaces and Negative Vectors.
William L. Hoyt, Rutgers University
Charles F. Schwartz*, Rider University
(9711428)

Sunday October 14, 2001, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
Special Session on Abelian Varieties, III
Room 203, Thompson Physics Lab
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, Boston University apolish@bu.edu
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

8:30 a.m.
Rank Two Vector Bundles on Singular Curves.
Daniele Arcara*, U. Georgia, Athens
(97114196)

9:00 a.m.
Locus of indeterminacy of the Prym map.
Vitaly N Vologodsky*, University of Georgia
(97114181)

9:30 a.m.
On the geometry of certain rank 2 sheaves on Prym theta divisors.
Roy C Smith, University of Georgia
Robert Varley*, University of Georgia
(97114189)

10:00 a.m.
On multiplicities of points on Prym theta divisors.
Roy C Smith*, University of Georgia
Robert Varley, University of Georgia
(97114186)

10:30 a.m.
Seshadri Constants of Abelian Varieties.
Olivier V Debarre*, Universite de Strasbourg, France
(9711430)

Sunday October 14, 2001, 2:30 p.m.4:50 p.m.
Special Session on Abelian Varieties, IV
Room 203, Thompson Physics Lab
Organizers:
Alexander Polishchuk, Boston University apolish@bu.edu
Emma Previato, Boston University ep@bu.edu

2:30 p.m.
Monodromy groups and abelian varieties.
Jeffrey D Achter*, Columbia University
(9711412)

3:00 p.m.
Discussion on open questions on Abelian Varieties.

3:30 p.m.
Vanishing thetanulls for some dihedral coverings of Riemann surfaces.
Robert D. M. Accola*, Brown University
(97114166)

4:00 p.m.
Differential and Algebraic Equations for Theta Functions and Constants.
Samuel Grushevsky*, Harvard University
(97114204)

4:30 p.m.
A new proof of the nonrationality of cubic threefolds.
Tawanda Gwena*, University of Georgia
(97114202)
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