## Study group on Toric and Spherical Varieties## Spring 2016 |
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This working seminar takes place on
Mondays from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm in **Room 4214-03** at the CUNY Graduate
Center. All are welcome.

Our goal is to study Toric and Spherical Varieties.

Date | Speaker | Title/topic | References |
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February 8 | Organizational meeting. | ||

February 29 | Robert Donley (QCC) | An overview of highest weight theory (of GL(n) in particular) | |

March 7 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, I | [K,P] |

March 14 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, II | [K,P] |

March 21 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | The Luna-Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings, III | [K,P] |

March 28 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | Combinatorial classification of spherical varieties | |

April 4 | Fei Ye (QCC) | Okounkov bodies: introduction | |

April 11 | Fei Ye (QCC) | Okounkov bodies: introduction, part 2 | |

April 18 | Robert Donley (QCC) | An overview of highest weight theory, part 2 | |

May 2 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | Okounkov bodies on spherical varieties, part 1 | |

May 9 | Bart Van Steirteghem (MEC) | Okounkov bodies on spherical varieties, part 2 | |

May 16 |

- [CLS] D. Cox, J. Little, & H. Schenck. (2011).
*Toric Varieties*, GSM 124, American Mathematical Society. -
[K] F. Knop (1991).
*The Luna Vust Theory of Spherical Embeddings*[link] -
[P] G. Pezzini (2010).
*Lectures on spherical and wonderful varieties*[link] - [P] N. Proudfoot. (2010).
*Toric Varieties*, Lecture Notes for Fall 2010 course. [pdf]

Organized by

Robert W. Donley, Jr. (rdonley "at-sign" qcc "dot" cuny "dot" edu)

Bart Van Steirteghem (bartvs "at-sign" mec "dot" cuny "dot" edu)

Previous working seminars: Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Spring 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011

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Last update: 11 April 2016