September 4: Peter Trapa (Utah/Harvard), Restrictions on characteristic cycles of Harish-Chandra modules (Part 1). abstract
September 11: Peter Trapa (Utah/Harvard), Restrictions on characteristic cycles of Harish-Chandra modules (Part 2).
September 18: Maxim Vybornov (MIT), Quiver varieties and infinite Grassmannians of type A (joint with Ivan Mirkovic). abstract
September 25: V. Lakshmibai (Northeastern), A standard monomial basis for the variety of nilpotent matrices. (This seminar is a joint meeting with the combinatorics seminar and will meet at 4:15 in 2-338.) abstract
October 2: Konni Rietsch* (King's College London), Total positivity and the Peterson variety.
October 9: David Vogan (MIT), Shimura correspondence for spherical representations of split real groups. abstract
October 16: Dan Barbasch* (Cornell University), Affine graded Hecke algebras and the spherical unitary dual for real reductive groups. abstract
October 23: Michael Shapiro (Michigan State), Cluster algebras and Poisson geometry. (This seminar is a joint meeting with the combinatorics seminar and will meet at 4:15 in 2-338.) abstract
October 30: Pavle Pandzic* (Zagreb), Dirac cohomology and u cohomology. abstract
November 6: James Arthur* (Toronto), Representations of classical groups.
November 13: Greg Warrington* (University of Massachusetts, Amherst), Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials and counterexamples to the 0-1 conjecture. (This seminar is a joint meeting with the combinatorics seminar but will meet at the usual time and place, 4:30 in 2-147.) abstract
November 20: No meeting this week.
November 27*: Marty Weissman (Harvard), The Fourier-Jacobi Map and Small Representations.
December 4: Benedict Gross (Harvard), The exceptional series and its descendants.
December 11: Viktor Ostrik (MIT), Non-semisimple tensor categories.
February 5*: George McNinch (Notre Dame), Arithmetic nilpotent orbits for reductive groups in positive characteristic. abstract
February 12*: Alexander Braverman (Harvard), From automorphic sheaves to Drinfeld shtukas (joint work with Y.Varshavsky). abstract
February 19: Bertram Kostant (MIT), Recent developments on powers of the Dedekind function and representation theory. abstract
February 26*: Angela Pasquale (Technische Universitat Clausthal), Harmonic analysis of Theta-spherical functions.
March 5*: Alexander Polishchuk (Boston University), Spherical vectors in minimal representations.
March 12: David Vogan (MIT), A blip in the Shimura correspondence for F4 (joint with Dan Barbasch). abstract
March 19*: Gordan Savin (Utah), Correspondences of representations of real groups arising from Arthur packets
March 26: No meeting (Spring Break).
April 2: No meeting.
April 9: Alan Roche (Oklahoma), Hecke algebras and representations of reductive p-adic groups. abstract This seminar will meet at 3pm in 2-132!
April 16: George Lusztig (MIT), Conjugacy classes in the DeConcini-Procesi compactification.
April 23: Pavel Etingof (MIT), Representations of Cherednik algebras. abstract
April 30*: Shrawan Kumar (North Carolina), An induction functor in non-commutative equivariant cohomology and Dirac cohomology.
May 7*: Oleg Chalykh (Loughborough University), Quasi-invariants of Weyl groups and an elementary proof of Macdonald's conjectures. abstract
May 14: No meeting.
May 21: Roger Zierau* (Oklahoma State), The Dirac operator on reductive homogeneous spaces.
Seminar contact: David Vogan