MIT Lie Groups Seminar
2012  2013
Fall 2012

Sept 5
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Sept 12
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Sept 19
Roman Bezrukavnikov
(MIT)A categorification of Vogan character duality for quasisplit real groups

Sept 26
No meeting

Oct 3
Salah Mehdi
(Metz)Spectrum of pseudoRiemannian locally symmetric spaces
Followed by dinner.

Oct 10
Salah Mehdi
(Metz) 
Oct 17
No meeting

Oct 24
Vidya Venkateswaran
(MIT)Symmetric and nonsymmetric HallLittlewood polynomials of type BC

Oct 31
Bart Van Steirteghem
(Medgar Evers College)The weight monoids of smooth affine spherical varieties
Followed by dinner.

Nov 7
Carl Mautner
(Harvard)Followed by dinner.

Nov 14
Julee Kim
(MIT)On the character of unipotent representations

Nov 21
Anton Khoroshkin
(SUNY Stony Brook)Duality theorems for Weyl modules and Macdonald polynomials
Followed by dinner.

Nov 28
Ben Elias
(MIT) 
Dec 5
Carl Wang Erickson
(Harvard)Moduli spaces of representations and pseudorepresentations
Followed by dinner.

Dec 12
Vadim Gorin
(MIT)Asymptotic representation theory of groups GL(n,q) as rank n goes to infinity
Spring 2013

Feb 6
Geordie Williamson
(MPI Bonn)KazhdanLusztig polynomials, Soergel bimodules and some Hodge theory I
Followed by dinner.

Feb 13
Geordie Williamson
(MPI Bonn)KazhdanLusztig polynomials, Soergel bimodules, and some Hodge theory II.

Feb 20
Ivan Loseu
(Northeastern University) 
Feb 27
George Lusztig
(MIT) 
Mar 6
Reda Chhaibi
(University of Zurich)Followed by dinner.

Mar 13
David Vogan
(MIT) 
Mar 20
George Lusztig
(MIT)Unipotent almost characters of simple $p$adic groups, II
This talk is a continuation of the talk I gave three weeks earlier, but that talk will serve only as motivation and not as a prerequisite for this talk.

Mar 27
SPRING BREAK: NO MEETING

Apr 3
Xuhua He
(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)Affine Weyl groups, affine Hecke algebras and affine DeligneLusztig varieties

Apr 10
Pavle Pandzic
(University of Zagreb)Dirac cohomology for modules without infinitesimal character
Followed by dinner.

Apr 17
Avraham Aizenbud
(MIT) 
Apr 24
Avraham Aizenbud
(MIT) 
May 1
SIMONS LECTURE by Emmanuel Candes: no meeting

May 8
SIMONS LECTURE by Raphael Rouquier: no meeting
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