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

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: * |
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| Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Brief Organizational Meeting |

Thursday, January 19, 2012 Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 3096 East Hall * |
**Zhixian Zhu**
*University of Michigan* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Jet schemes and singularities of W^r_d(C) loci |

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Cynthia Vinzant**
*UM* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Why should an algebraic geometer go to the tropics? |

Thursday, February 02, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Angelica Benito**
| Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Some reductions in resolution of singularities and the p-athologic characteristic case |

Monday, February 06, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 2866 East Hall * |
**David Speyer**
*UM* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Hacking, Keel and Tevelev's compactification of the moduli space of hyperplane arrangements |

Thursday, February 09, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Bhargav Bhatt**
| Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Alterations |

Thursday, February 16, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Matt Satriano**
*UM* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | On the birational nature of lifting |

Thursday, February 23, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**June Huh**
*University of Michigan* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Characteristic classes of affine algebraic varieties |

Thursday, March 08, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Yusuf Mustopa**
*University of Michigan* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Stability of Syzygy Bundles on Surfaces |

Thursday, March 15, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Daniel Erman**
*University of Michigan* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Random Free Resolutions vs. Random Betti Tables |

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Start: 2:00 PM
Location: 1060 East Hall * |
**Christopher Lyons**
*University of Michigan* | Postdoc Algebraic Geometry Seminar | Rational curves on K3 surfaces |