Date  Speakers  Details 

Feb. 8, 2020. 19:30 
 Preliminary meeting. Mainly organizational details, finalizing list of talks, etc. 
Feb. 15, 2020. 19:30   Fundamentals of Algebraic Geometry. Set up (Noetherian rings), algebraic sets, correspondences between ideals and algebraic sets, Hilbert's Basis Theorem and Hilbert's Nullstellensatz.
References: Section 3 (Reid)

Feb. 23. 2020.19:30  Kaleny, Bishoy  Functions on varieties. section 4 (Reid)

Feb 29. 2020. 19:30  Devkota, Prabhat  Hyperelliptic curves 
Mar 07. 2020. 19:15   Rudimentary Sheaf Cohomology. Exactness, complexes, and (co)homology. Sheaves, Sheaf Cohomolgoy, a finiteness theorem, Dolbeault's Theorem, deRham's theorem.
References: See this file for references to all results that were discussed in the talk. 
Mar 15. 2020. 19:00   Divisors and Line Bundles. Recalling the notion of a divisor in the context of sheaves. Defining line bundles, the Picard group and associated line bundles. References: Chapter 1 (Griffith & Harris) 
  Serre Duality and the Adjunction Formula. See this file. The notes are meant to be read together with both roadmaps. 
Mar 29, 2020. 19:15 
 Discussion: COVID19 + new seminar format. 
Apr 4, 2020. 19:15  

Apr. 11, 2020. 
 Spring Break. 
Apr. 18, 2020. 19:15  Oprea, Maria Antonia 

Apr. 25, 2020. 19:15  

May 2, 2020, 19:15  Weiss, Nicolas Alexander 

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