MATHEMATICS 512 B1, MODERN ALGEBRAIC GEOMETRY, FALL 2016
Instructor: Sheldon Katz
Phone/email: 2656258, katzs AT illinois.edu
Office and Hours: 301 Altgeld Hall, Office Hours Mondays at 3, Fridays
at 2, or by
appointment.
Class Time and location: MWF 1111:50, 1 Illini Hall
Text: R. Hartshorne, Algebraic Geometry
Course Syllabus is here. Revised 8/24/16
to include office hours
Homework:
 Homework 1, due Friday, September 9
 Homework 2, due Friday, September 23
 Homework 3, due Wednesday, October 12
 Homework 4, due
Friday, November 4
 Homework 5, due Friday, November 18
 Homework 6, due Wednesday, December 7 shortened
version posted here on 12/3/16
Notes:
 Office hours on Monday, December 5 are cancelled and rescheduled to Tuesday, December
6, 10:30am.
Seminars and other activities of interest
 Here is some information for students thinking about
working with me as a
thesis advisor

Graduate Student Algebraic Geometry Seminar,
Thursdays
3:003:50 in room 441 Altgeld.
 Algebraic Geometry Seminar, Tuesdays at 3pm, 243 Altgeld Hall.
Please let me know if you would like to be added to the mailing list.
 Algebraic Geometry lunch, Mondays at noon.
This is an informal
brown bag lunch, which will usually include informal 20 minute presentations
designed to be friendly to grad students. We will meet in 277 Illini Union,
with three exceptions: we'll be in 213 Illini Union on Sept 26, Nov 7, and
Nov 14. Please let me know if you would like to be added to the mailing list.