MIT Lie Groups Seminar 2006-2007 1996-1997 | 1997-1998 | 1998-1999 | 1999-2000 | 2000-2001 2001-2002 | 2002-2003 | 2003-2004 | 2004-2005 | 2005-2006 Spring 2007: Meets on Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 in Room 2-132 NEXT MEETING: May 2 Dan Ciubotaru (MIT) Generic unipotent modules May 16: Dan Ciubotaru (MIT) Generic unipotent modules May 9: David Vogan (MIT) Fun with Cells in E7 and E8 May 2: Tom Haines (Maryland) Dimensions of affine Deligne-Lusztig varieties Followed by dinner April 25: Talk begins at 5pm David Nadler (Northwestern) Topic TBA Followed by dinner April 18: David Vogan (MIT) Arthur's conjectures for E8: getting real mathematics out of a press release. April 11: R. Parthasarathy (Tata Institute) On quantum analogues of coherent families of modules at roots of 1 Followed by dinner March 28, April 4: NO MEETINGS March 21: Dan Barbasch (Cornell) The unitary spherical dual of quasisplit groups and primitive ideals Followed by dinner March 14: Ivan Cherednik (UNC Chapel Hill) Toward Harmonic Analysis on DAHA I. Followed by dinner THIS TALK WILL TAKE PLACE AT 4PM March 7: Sug Woo Shin (Harvard) Representations in the cohomology of Rapoport-Zink spaces. February 28: Ivan Losev (Moscow State University and Rutgers University) A uniqueness property for smooth affine spherical varieties. Followed by dinner February 21: Bertram Kostant (MIT) On maximal Poisson commutative subalgebras of S(g) and corresponding Darboux coordinates on any reductive Lie algebra g February 14: Pavel Etingof (MIT) Equivariant D-modules on the nil cone and representations of the rational Cherednik algebra in type A. February 7: Sergei Loktev Towards double-affine Schubert cells Followed by dinner December 20: JuLee Kim (MIT) Supercuspidal representations II December 13: JuLee Kim (MIT) Supercuspidal representations I December 6: Roman Bezrukavnikov (MIT) Tensor categories and character sheaves (after Finkelberg and Ostrik) November 29: No speaker as of now November 22: Possible observance of Thanksgiving holiday November 15: Ben Brubaker (MIT) On Some Applications of Lie Group Representations to Number Theory November 8: Ju-Lee Kim (MIT and UIC) Classification of smooth representations of p-adic groups November 1: Catharina Stroppel (University of Glasgow) From KL cells to the rough structure of generalized Verma modules via categorification. Followed by dinner October 25: Alexander Braverman (Brown University) Pursuing the double affine Grassmannian Followed by dinner October 18: George Lusztig (MIT) Intertwining operators over finite fields October 11: No seminar The combinatorics seminar might be of interest October 4: David Vogan (MIT) How many jellybeans are in that jar? (continued) September 27: Bertram Kostant (MIT) On a theorem of Harm Derksen and further progress on the determination of U(g)K. September 20: George Lusztig (MIT) Sheaves on G/P September 13: David Vogan (MIT) How many jellybeans are in that jar?