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2001 Fall Eastern Section Meeting
Williamstown, MA, October 13-14, 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.
      Mordell-Weil ranks of quadratic twists of pairs of elliptic curves.
      Gwynneth G Coogan*, University of Wisconsin, Madison
      Jorge Jimenez-Urroz, Universidad Autonoma De Madrid % Author's phone number. Maximum length is 25 characters.
      (971-11-197)
    • 9:30 a.m.
      integral motives and special values of zeta functions.
      Niranjan Ramachandran*, University of Maryland
      (971-14-32)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      Geometry of Hilbert modular varieties over ramified primes.
      Eyal Z Goren*, McGill University
      Fabrizio Andreatta, University of Padova
      (971-14-119)
  • 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
      (971-14-147)
    • 3:00 p.m.
      Hodge structures on abelian varieties.
      Salman Abdulali*, East Carolina University
      (971-14-141)
    • 3:30 p.m.
      Hyperelliptic jacobians and $\ell$-adic representations.
      Yuri G Zarhin*, Penn State University
      (971-14-90)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Intersections of certain modular threefolds.
      William L. Hoyt*, Rutgers University
      Charles F. Schwartz, Rider University
      (971-14-25)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      On Sections of Yoshida Elliptic Surfaces and Negative Vectors.
      William L. Hoyt, Rutgers University
      Charles F. Schwartz*, Rider University
      (971-14-28)
  • 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
      (971-14-196)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Locus of indeterminacy of the Prym map.
      Vitaly N Vologodsky*, University of Georgia
      (971-14-181)
    • 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
      (971-14-189)
    • 10:00 a.m.
      On multiplicities of points on Prym theta divisors.
      Roy C Smith*, University of Georgia
      Robert Varley, University of Georgia
      (971-14-186)
    • 10:30 a.m.
      Seshadri Constants of Abelian Varieties.
      Olivier V Debarre*, Universite de Strasbourg, France
      (971-14-30)
  • 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
      (971-14-12)
    • 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
      (971-14-166)
    • 4:00 p.m.
      Differential and Algebraic Equations for Theta Functions and Constants.
      Samuel Grushevsky*, Harvard University
      (971-14-204)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      A new proof of the non-rationality of cubic threefolds.
      Tawanda Gwena*, University of Georgia
      (971-14-202)
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