MIT Lie Groups Seminar
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Fall 2017: Meets on Wednesdays 4:305:30, Room 2142
NEXT MEETING:
Mar 14:
CANCELED
for snow; rescheduling to be determined
Peter Trapa (University of Utah)
Examples of reducible characteristic cycles of HarishChandra modules
Followed by dinner.
September 20:
Speaker: George Lusztig (MIT)
Lifting of involutions in the Weyl group to the torus normalizer
September 27:
Speaker: Ivan Losev (Northeastern)
On dimensions of irreducible representations of semisimple Lie algebras in characteristic p.
Followed by dinner.
Oct 11:
No meeting:
Ahlfors lecture by Timothy Gowers at Harvard Science Center A, 4:15
Oct 18:
Speaker: Henrik Schlichtkrull (University of Copenhagen)
The infinitesimal characters of discrete series for real spherical spaces
Followed by dinner.
Oct 25:
Speaker: David Vogan (MIT)
Duality for HarishChandra modules
Nov 1:
Speaker: David Vogan (MIT)
Examples of Schlichtkrull's discrete series
Nov 8:
Speaker: David Vogan (MIT)
Examples of Schlichtkrull's discrete series II
Nov 15:
Speaker: Johannes Flake (Rutgers
Dirac cohomology, HopfHecke algebras and infinitesimal Cherednik algebras
Followed by dinner.
Nov 22:
Gus Lonergan (MIT)
Steenrod operations and the Coulomb branch
Nov 29:
No meeting.
Dec 6:
Fulton Gonzalez (Tufts)
Surjectivity of Mean Value Operators on Noncompact Symmetric Spaces
Followed by dinner.
Dec 13:
Ivan Cherednik (UNC)
Jacobian factors in any ranks and DAHA
Followed by dinner.
End of seminar for the fall semester.
Feb 7:
Job Kuit (University of Paderborn)
Hfixed distribution vectors for the principal series of a spherical homogeneous space G/H
Followed by dinner.
Feb 14:
David Vogan (MIT)
Weyl group calculations
Jeff Adams webcast about software
Thursday 2/14/18, 10 a.m.
Feb 21:
Ben Harris
Irreducible Characters and Semisimple Coadjoint Orbits
Followed by dinner.
February 28:
Jeffrey Adams (University of Maryland
Cell representations for real groups
or
Carrying coals to Newcastle
Followed by dinner.
March 7:
NO MEETING
March 14:
CANCELED
for snow; rescheduling to be determined
Peter Trapa (University of Utah)
Examples of reducible characteristic cycles of HarishChandra modules
Followed by dinner.
March 21:
March 28:
SPRING BREAK: NO MEETING
April 3:
April 10:
April 17:
April 24:
May 1:
May 8:
May 15:
End of seminar for the spring semester.