MAT 589 (Intro to Algebraic Geometry)  Spring 2019
Time and Place : TuTh 11:3012:50; Math 4130
Instructor : Radu Laza
Office : Math Tower 4120/121
Email : radu.laza@stonybrook.edu
Office Hours: Thr 12:30pm
Overview
This is an introduction to Algebraic Geometry (graduate level). It assumes some familiarity with Commutative Algebra.
References
 [H] R. Hartshorne, Algebraic Geometry, Springer
 [MO] D. Mumford and T. Oda, Algebraic Geometry II,
 [Sh] I. Shafarevich, Basic Algebraic Geometry
Announcements
 Welcome!
 Our main reference will [H] Hartshorne, but we will be using some additional/alternative material. Please check the website for updates on the schedule of classes (and the relevant material)
 There will be several HW assignments (expect one every other week). To be turned in during the class.
Schedule
Week  Topic  Assignment 
(1) Jan 29, 31 
Affine varieties, Morphisms
[H] 1.1, 1.3

(2) Feb 5, 7 
Projective Varieties, Rational Maps
[H] 1.2, 1.4 

(3) Feb 12, 14 
Nonsingular varieties, Intersection in Projective Space
 
(4) Feb 19, 21 


(5) Feb 26, 28 


(6) Mar 5, 7 


(7) Mar 12, 14 


(8) Mar 26, 28 


(9) Apr 2, 4 


(10) Apr 9, 11 


(11) Apr 16, 18 


(12) Apr 23, 25 


(13) Apr 30, May 2



(14) May 7, 9 

