MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2006  2007
Fall 2006

Sept 13
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Sept 20
George Lusztig
(MIT)Sheaves on G/P

Sept 27
Bertram Kostant
(MIT)On a theorem of Harm Derksen and further progress on the determination of U(g)^{K}.

Oct 4
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Oct 11
No seminar

Oct 18
George Lusztig
(MIT)Intertwining operators over finite fields

Oct 25
Alexander Braverman
(Brown University)Pursuing the double affine Grassmannian
Followed by dinner.

Nov 1
Catharina Stroppel
(University of Glasgow)From KL cells to the rough structure of generalized Verma modules via categorification.
Followed by dinner.

Nov 8
JuLee Kim
(MIT and UIC)Classification of smooth representations of padic groups

Nov 15
Ben Brubaker
(MIT)On Some Applications of Lie Group Representations to Number Theory

Nov 22
Possible observance of Thanksgiving holiday

Nov 29
No speaker as of now

Dec 6
Roman Bezrukavnikov
(MIT)Tensor categories and character sheaves (after Finkelberg and Ostrik)

Dec 13
JuLee Kim
(MIT)Supercuspidal representations I

Dec 20
JuLee Kim
(MIT)Supercuspidal representations II
Spring 2007
Meets on Wednesdays 4:305:30 in Room 2132

Feb 7
Sergei Loktev
Towards doubleaffine Schubert cells
Followed by dinner.

Feb 14
Pavel Etingof
(MIT) 
Feb 21
Bertram Kostant
(MIT) 
Feb 28
Ivan Losev
(Moscow State University and Rutgers University)A uniqueness property for smooth affine spherical varieties.
Followed by dinner.

Mar 7
Sug Woo Shin
(Harvard) 
Mar 14
Ivan Cherednik
(UNC Chapel Hill)Toward Harmonic Analysis on DAHA I.
Followed by dinner.

Mar 21
Dan Barbasch
(Cornell)The unitary spherical dual of quasisplit groups and primitive ideals
Followed by dinner.

Mar 28, Apr 4
NO MEETINGS

Apr 11
R. Parthasarathy
(Tata Institute)On quantum analogues of coherent families of modules at roots of 1
Followed by dinner.

Apr 18
David Vogan
(MIT)Arthur's conjectures for E_{8}: getting real mathematics out of a press release.

Apr 25
Talk begins at 5pmDavid Nadler
(Northwestern)Topic TBA
Followed by dinner.

May 2
Tom Haines
(Maryland)Dimensions of affine DeligneLusztig varieties
Followed by dinner.

May 9
David Vogan
(MIT) 
May 16
Dan Ciubotaru
(MIT)
Archive
Contact:
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Pavel Etingof
JuLee
Kim
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