Mathematics 602

Introduction to the Theory of Riemann Surfaces

Department of Mathematics Math grad courses University of British Columbia


Joel Feldman

 Office  Math 221
 Phone  822-5660
Feldman's home page

Richard Froese

 Office  Math Annex 1106
 Phone  822-3042
Froese's home page


Permission of the instructors. You will need a basic knowledge of complex function theory at the level of Complex Analysis by Lars Ahlfors or Functions of One Complex Variable, Volume I, by John Conway.


Riemann's analysis of finite genus one dimensional complex manifolds is a mathematical gem. This course will be an introduction to these manifolds. The topics are


H. M. Farkas and I. Kra, Riemann Surfaces, Springer-Verlag, 2nd Edition, 1992.

Other possible references include

All handouts, problem sets, etc. will be posted on the web here.