April 24, 2018

Sat March 19 - Sun March 20, 2011
Workshop on Algebraic Varieties
Fields Institute

Organized by James D. Lewis (Alberta) and Noriko Yui (Queen's)

If you are interested in giving a lecture (or lectures), please send email to one of us. Noriko Yui ( James D. Lewis ( These weekend workshops are self-supporting workshops.


Saturday, March 19, 2011 (talk abstracts)
9:30 a.m. Xi Chen, University of Alberta
Picard-Fuchs Ideals and Normal Functions
10:30 a.m. Greg Pearlstein, Michigan State University
Normal functions and the Hodge conjecture
11:30 a.m. Hector Pasten, Queen’s University
Polynomials of degree n representing n-th powers
12:30 p.m. Lunch
2:30 p.m. Sheldon Joyner, University of Western Ontario
The modular group and the Grothendieck-Teichmuller group
3:30 p.m. Doug Haessig, University of Rochester
On some results ofChevalley-Warning type
4:30 p.m. Dermot McCarthy, Texas A & M University
Hypergeometric Functions and the Number of Points on Algebraic Varieties over Finite Fields
6:00 p.m. Workshop Dinner
Sunday, March 20, 2011 (talk abstracts)
9:30 a.m. Yasuhiro Goto, Hokkaido University of Education at Hakodate
Arithmetic of Calabi-Yau threefolds of Voisin and Borcea
10:30 a.m. Andrew Harder, Queen’s University
Period spaces of abelian surfaces and period spaces of K3 surfaces
11:30 a.m. James Lewis, University of Alberta
Arithmetic Normal Functions and Filtrations on Chow Groups
12:30 p.m. Adam Sierakowski, The Fields Institute
Purely infinite C¤-algebras arising from crossed products
Afternoon Informal Discussions




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