Events Mini Calendar

Go to previous month Go to next month
  S M T W R F S
W9 28 1 2 3 4 5 6
W10 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
W11 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
W12 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
W13 28 29 30 31 1 2 3

Today is:
Sat, May 25, 2024

MSU Events Calendar

 Choose Calendar view:   Day   Week   Month     Search   Filter

Math Seminar Series  (Conferences / Seminars / Lectures)


Daniel Bragg, University of California, Berkeley, will be speaking.

The seminar title is "Compactifications of supersingular twistor spaces."

Contact Rajesh S Kulkarni ( for more information.

Supersingular twistor spaces are certain families of K3 surfaces over A^1 associated to a supersingular K3 surface. We will describe a geometric construction that produces families of K3 surfaces over P^1 which compactify supersingular twistor spaces. The key input is a construction relating Brauer classes of order p on a scheme of characteristic p to certain sheaves of twisted differential operators. We will give some results on the geometry of compactified supersingular twistor spaces, and some applications.

more information...

Location: Online via Zoom [map]
Price: free
Sponsor: Department of Mathematics
Contact: Department of Mathematics
phone pic (517) 353-0844