


 Sep 24:
 Ting Xue (MIT)

Nilpotent orbits in classical Lie algebras over $F^{2^n}$ and the
Springer correspondence



Oct 08:
 Ben Brubaker (MIT)

Crystal basis descriptions of padic Whittaker functions

 Oct 14(Tuesday):
 Hermann Nicolai (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, Potsdam)

Unification, Exceptionality, and E10
 Followed by dinner






 Nov 26:
 George Lusztig (MIT)

Unipotent and nilpotent elements in small characterisic

 Dec 3:
 Ivan Cherednik (UNC)

Difference spherical functions
 Followed by dinner






Mar 04:
 Simon Riche (Paris VII)

Geometric braid group action, affine Heche algebras, and semisimple Lie algebras in positive characteristic.
 Followed by dinner







