MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2008  2009
Fall 2008

Sept 3
ChenBo Zhu
(National University of Singapore)Multiplicity One Theorems: The Archimedean Case
Followed by dinner.

Sept 10
David Vogan
(MIT)Finite maximal tori (after Patera, Zassenhaus, Bahturin and a host of others)

Sept 17
Andrei Minchenko
(Moscow State University and Cornell)Projective root systems, enhanced Dynkin diagrams and Weyl orbits
Followed by dinner.

Sept 24
Ting Xue
(MIT)Nilpotent orbits in classical Lie algebras over $F^{2^n}$ and the Springer correspondence

Oct 1
David Vogan
(MIT)Carter's classification of conjugacy classes in Weyl groups and Minchenko's diagrams

Oct 8
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.

Oct 22
No meeting

Oct 29
Roman Bezrukavnikov
(MIT) 
Nov 5
Roman Bezrukavnikov
(MIT)Character sheaves and the center of categorical (asymptotic) Hecke algebra

Nov 12
Zhiwei Yun
(Princeton)A global analogue of Springer representations
Followed by dinner.

Nov 19
Julee Kim
(MIT) 
Nov 26
George Lusztig
(MIT)Unipotent and nilpotent elements in small characterisic

Dec 3
Ivan Cherednik
(UNC)Difference spherical functions
Followed by dinner.

Dec 10
Dmitry Gourevitch
(Weizmann Instititute of Science)Multiplicity one theorems: a uniform proof
Followed by dinner.
Spring 2009
Meets on Wednesdays 4:305:30 in the room 2131

Feb 4 and 11
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Feb 18
Noriyuki Abe
(University of Tokyo)On the existence of homomorphisms between principal series of complex semisimple Lie groups
Followed by dinner.

Feb 25
Sigurdur Helgason
(MIT)Range questions for the Fourier transform on the symmetric space G/K

Mar 4
Simon Riche
(Paris VII)Geometric braid group action, affine Heche algebras, and semisimple Lie algebras in positive characteristic.
Followed by dinner.

Mar 11
Loren Spice
(University of Micigan)Supercuspidal characters and applications
Followed by dinner.

Mar 18
Gordon Savin
(University of Utah)Shimura correspondence for finite groups
Followed by dinner.

Apr 1
Allen Moy
(HKUST)On a construction of elements in the Bernstein center
Followed by dinner.

Apr 7
Paul Baum
(PSU) 
Apr 8
Paul Baum
(PSU)Geometric structure in the representation theory of reductive padic groups
Followed by dinner.

Apr 15
Qendrim Gashi
(MPI Bonn)A converse to Mazur's inequality
Followed by dinner.

Apr 22
Bert Kostant
(MIT)Exotic finite subgroups of E_8 and T. Springer's regular elements of Weyl group
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