*Date* |
*Speaker* | *Seminar* | *Title* |

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Jenna Rajchgot**
*Cornell University* | Commutative Algebra | Compatibly split subvarieties of the Hilbert scheme of points in the plane |

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Steven Sam**
*MIT* | Commutative Algebra | Koszul homology and classical invariant theory |

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Linquan Ma**
*University of Michigan* | Commutative Algebra | Eulerian Graded D-modules |

Thursday, February 02, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Christine Berkesch**
*Duke University* | Commutative Algebra | Torus quotients and holonomic D-modules |

Thursday, February 09, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Ajinkya More**
*University of Michigan* | Commutative Algebra | Linear and Uniform Bounds on Symbolic Powers |

Thursday, February 16, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Michael Von Korff**
*University of Michigan* | Commutative Algebra | The F-Signature of a Monomial Ring |

Thursday, February 23, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Luis NuÃ±ez-Betancourt**
*University of Michigan* | Commutative Algebra | Local cohomology properties of direct summands |

Thursday, March 08, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Susan Cooper**
*Central Michigan University* | Commutative Algebra | Measuring the Difference Between Regular and Symbolic Powers |

Thursday, March 15, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Emily Witt**
*University of Minnesota* | Commutative Algebra | Generalizing the Lyubeznik Numbers |

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Shunsuke Takagi**
*University of Tokyo* | Commutative Algebra | On the F-purity of log canonical singularities |

Thursday, April 05, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall |
**Jason McCullough**
*University of California, Riverside* | Commutative Algebra | Bounding Projective Dimension and Regularity |