MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2011  2012
Fall 2011

Sept 7
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Sept 14
Avraham Aizenbud
(MIT)Derivatives for representations of GL(n,R) and GL(n,C)

Sept 21
David Kazhdan
(Hebrew University)Endoscopic decomposition and the Bernstein center
FOLLOWED BY DINNER at Rubin's, 500 Harvard St, Brookline.

Sept 28
Eric Rains
(Caltech and MIT) 
Oct 5
Eric Marberg
(MIT) 
Oct 12
Eric Marberg
(MIT) 
Oct 19
Michele Vergne
(Jussieu)Box splines and branching rules
Followed by dinner.

Oct 26
David Vogan
(MIT)Left cells and HarishChandra cells of Weyl group representations

Nov 2
TsaoHsien Chen
(MIT) 
Nov 9
NO MEETING

Nov 16
David Vogan
(MIT)Left cells and HarishChandra cells of Weyl group representations II

Nov 23
Eric Rains
(Caltech and MIT) 
Nov 30
No meeting

Dec 7
Dan Ciubotaru
(University of Utah)The Dirac operator and spin representations of Weyl groups
Followed by dinner.

Dec 14
George Lusztig
(MIT)A bar operator for involutions in a Coxeter group
Spring 2012

Feb 8
Bertram Kostant
(MIT)Center of U(n), cascade of orthogonal roots, and a construction of WolfLipsman.

Feb 15
David Helm
(UT Austin)The Bernstein center of the category of smooth $W(k)[GL_n]$modules.
Followed by dinner.

Feb 22
Eric Sommers
(UMass Amherst)On a duality for nilpotent orbits arising from two maps.
Followed by dinner.

Feb 29
Benjamin Enriquez
(Strasbourg)Drinfeld associators, braid groups, and the KashiwaraVergne conjecture
Followed by dinner.

Mar 7
Vinoth Nandakumar
(MIT) 
Mar 14
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Mar 21

Mar 28
SPRING BREAK: NO MEETING

Apr 4
Anthony Licata
(Stanford/IAS/Australian National University)Categorification of the basic representation.
Followed by dinner.

Apr 11
Simon Riche
(Universite Blaise Pascal  ClermontFerrand II)Geometric Satake, Springer correspondence, and small representations
Followed by dinner.

Apr 18
Roman Travkin
(MIT)Quantum geometric Langlands correspondence in positive characteristic: the GL(N) case.

Apr 25
Alexander Braverman
(Brown University)Computing the Tamagawa number for affine KacMoody groups

May 2
Alex Lubotzky gives Simons lecture: no meeting.

May 9
Shamgar Gurevich
(University of Wisconsin)The Heisenbergâ€“Weil representation and fast wireless communication
Followed by dinner.

May 16
George Lusztig
(MIT)
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