## Etale Cohomology Seminar |
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The seminar will be held at 5 pm on Monday and Wednesday afternoons,
in room 9.166.

Prof. David Helm has graciously agreed to be an advisor for the seminar.

Click here to find Milne's notes on the subject, which we are following. (or look at his many other notes)

August 27th | Carl Mautner | Organizational meeting and Introduction |

August 29th | Parker Lowrey | Lecture 2 from Milne - Etale Morphisms |

September 3rd | no seminar | Labor Day Vacation |

September 5th | Carl Mautner | Lecture 3 - The Etale Fundamental Group |

September 10th | Zhenhua Qu | Lecture 4 - The Local Ring for the Etale Topology |

September 12th | Brian Katz | Lecture 5 - Sites |

September 17th | Dave Jensen | Lecture 6 - Sheaves for the Etale Cohomology |

September 19th | Martin Mereb | Lecture 7 - The Category of Sheaves on X_{et} |

September 24th | Eric Katz | Lecture 8 - Direct and Inverse Images of Sheaves |

September 26th | Zhenhua Qu | Lecture 9 - Cohomology: Def. and Basic Properties |

October 1st | Dave Jensen | Lecture 10 - Cech Cohomology |

October 3rd | Parker Lowrey | Lectures 11 & 12 - Principal Homogeneous Spaces and H^1 |

October 8th | Carl Mautner | Lecture 13 - The Cohomology of \GG_m Via the Leray SS and the Weil-Divisor Exact Seq. |

October 10th | Eric Katz | Lecture 14a - The Cohomology of Curves (up to the top of page 87) |

October 15th | Martin Mereb | Lecture 14b - Cohomology of Curves (cont'd) |

October 17th | David Helm | Cohomology of Curves (cont'd) |

Brian Katz | Lecture 15 - Cohomological Dimension | |

October 22nd | Carl Mautner | Lecture 16 - Purity and the Gysin Sequence |

October 24th | Zhenhua Qu | Lecture 17 & 18 - Proper Base Change and Cohomology with Compact Supports |

October 29th | Parker Lowrey | Lecture 19 & 20 - Finiteness Theorems, Sheaves of \ZZ_\ell-modules, and smooth base change |

October 31th | Eric Katz | Lecture 21 & 22 - Comparison and Kunneth Theorems |

November 5th | Dave Jensen | Lecture 23 - The Cycle Map and Chern Classes |

November 7th | Brian Katz | Lecture 24 & 25 - Poincare Duality and the Lefschetz Fixed-Point Formula |

November 12th | Martin Mereb | Lecture 26 & 27 - Proof of the Weil Conjectures, except for the Riemann Hypothesis |

November 14th | Carl Mautner | Lecture 28 & 29a - Preliminary Reductions and Lefschetz FPF for Nonconstant Sheaves |

November 19th | No seminar | day off |

November 21st | No seminar | day off |

November 26th | Zhenhua Qu | Lecture 29b - FPF for Nonconstant Sheaves (cont'd) |

November 28th | Dave Jensen | Lecture 30 - The Main Lemma |

December 3rd | Eric Katz | Lecture 31 & 32 - Lefschetz Pencils |

December 5th | David Helm | Lecture 33 & 34 - Completion of the Proof |

Questions? Email Carl Mautner.

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