MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2003  2004
Fall 2003
Wednesdays at 4:30 in Room 2143

Sept 5
Gerrit Heckman
(University of Nijmegen)Hypergeometric covers of linear arrangements.

Sept 10
Yuval Roichman
(Bar Ilan University)A unified construction of Coxeter Group Representations.
(This seminar is a joint meeting with the combinatorics seminar and will meet at 4:15 in 2338.)
Followed by dinner.

Sept 17
Alexander Postnikov
(MIT) 
Sept 24
Akshay Venkatesh
(MIT)Microlocal lifts for locally symmetric spaces. (Joint with L. Silberman.)

Oct 1
Bertram Kostant
(MIT)Geometric quantization as classical Poisson bracket in two dimensions higher, and the emergence of exceptional Lie groups from classical coadjoint orbits. (Joint with Ranee Brylinski.)

Oct 8
Vasiliy Dolgushev
(MIT) 
Oct 15
Pavel Etingof
(MIT) 
Oct 22
Nolan Wallach
(UCSD)Holomorphic continuation of generalized Jacquet integrals.
Followed by dinner.

Oct 29
No meeting
Serre's lecture in the Number Theory seminar at Harvard.

Nov 512
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Nov 19
Tsachik Gelander
(Yale)Homotopy type and volume of locally symmetric manifolds.
Followed by dinner.

Nov 26
Eric Rains
(UC Davis)Vanishing integrals and symmetric spaces.
Followed by dinner.

Dec 10
George Lusztig
(MIT)A qanalogue of an identity of Wallach.

Dec 17
David Kazhdan
(Hebrew University of Jerusalem)Endoscopic decomposition of nilpotent distributions.
Followed by dinner.
Spring 2004
Wednesdays at 4:30 in Room 2143

Feb 4
Adam Koranyi
(CUNY)Liouvilletype theorems in parabolic geometry.
Followed by dinner.

Feb 11
Maxim Vybnorov
(MIT)A quiver for the BGG category $\cal O$: recent developments and a combinatorial challenge.
(This seminar is a joint meeting with the combinatorics seminar and will meet at 4:15 in 2338.)

Feb 18
Alexander Braverman
(Brown)Instanton counting via affine Lie algebras.
(Partially joint with FinkelbergGaitsgory and Pavel Etingof.)
Followed by dinner.

Mar 3
Bertram Kostant
(MIT)Orthogonal polynomials, GelfandZetlin bases, and the GelfandKirillov conjecture.
(Joint with Nolan Wallach.)

Mar 10
Ivan Cherednik
(University of North Carolina)Diagonal coinvariants and double affine Hecke algebra.
Followed by dinner.

Mar 17
Paul Bressler
(University of Arizona)Followed by dinner.

Mar 24
No meeting

Mar 31
Jeff Adams
(University of Maryland)Nonlinear covers of real groups.
Followed by dinner.

Apr 7
No meeting

Apr 14
Tara Holm
(UC Berkeley)Equivariant cohomology of the based loop group.
Followed by dinner.

Apr 21
Alexander Elashvili
(Georgian Academy of Sciences)About the index of Lie algebras.
Followed by dinner.

Apr 28
No meeting
Stanley's lecture in the combinatorics seminar.

May 5
David Vogan
(MIT) 
May 12
Michel Duflo
(Paris VII)On restriction of discrete series to subgroups of reductive groups.
(Joint with Jorge Vargas.)
Followed by dinner.

May 19
Catharina Stroppel
(Aarhus)Functorial knot invariants in representation theory.
Followed by dinner.
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