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PCMI: Week One

I have just finished (survived?) the first of my three weeks at the Park City Math Institute. The research topic this year is “Geometry of Moduli Spaces and Representation Theory.” ¬†For those of you not in the know, PCMI is … Continue reading

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Moduli at the crossroads

A few weeks ago, I attended the Moduli Crossroads Retreat (Part I), aka MXRI, in Madison, Wisconsin. This conference was organized by Richard Kent, and funded by his CAREER grant. Richard said he wanted to model it after the Mathematics … Continue reading

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Pay it backwards

Recently, I had two weird reimbursement experiences. The first was getting a check reimbursing me for travel to a conference I attended over two years ago (it seems the check got lost in the mail or something). The other was … Continue reading

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