1996-1997

September 4, 1996:
**
Sheldon Chang (MIT),
**
Loop group actions and fixed point
formulas.

September 11:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Convex cones and classification theorems.
Part 1 of 2.

September 18:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Convex cones and classification theorems.
Part 2 of 2.

September 25:
**
George Lusztig (MIT),
**
Periodic W-graphs. Part 1 of 2.

October 2:
**
George Lusztig (MIT),
**
Periodic W-graphs. Part 2 of 2.

October 16:
**
Tohru Uzawa (Tohoku University and MIT),
**
Compactifications of complete conics over Z.

October 23:
**
Tohru Uzawa (Tohoku University and MIT),
**
Compactifications of complete conics over Z (continued).

October 30:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Residues and regular functions on
nilpotent $K_{\Bbb C}$ orbits.

November 6:
**
Jyoti Sengupta (MIT and Tata Institute),
**
Spectral analysis on
rank one symmetric spaces.

November 13:
**
Bertram Kostant (MIT),
**
Clifford algebra analogue of the
Hopf-Koszul-Samelson theorem, the rho-decomposition, C(g) = End V_rho tensor
C(p), and the g-module structure of wedge g.

November 20:
**
Pavle Pandzic (MIT),
**
Zuckerman functors for
non-reductive groups and Bernstein-Lunts equivalence.

November 27:
**
Tohru Uzawa (Tohoku University and MIT),
**
Real moment map.

December 4:
**
John Stalker (MIT),
**
Jacobi and the root lattice of F_4.

December 11:
**
David Renard (MIT),
**
Transfer of orbital integrals between
SO(n+1,n) and Mp(2n,R) and genuine representations of the metaplectic
group.

February 12, 1997:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Discrete decomposability of
restrictions (after T. Kobayashi).

February 19:
**
Eric Sommers (MIT),
**
A family of affine Weyl group
representations.

February 26:
**
George Lusztig (MIT),
**
Constructible functions on the
Steinberg variety

Thursday, March 6:
**
Special lecture by Allan
Adler,
**
Invariants of SL(2,q) acting on C^n, 2n\pm 1 =q.

March 12:
**
Dale Peterson (UBC and MIT),
**
Quantum cohomology of G/P.

March 19:
**
Dale Peterson (UBC and MIT),
**
Quantum cohomology of G/P (continued).

April 9:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Simple root systems and their automorphisms.

April 16:
**
Paul Sally (Chicago),
**
Supercuspidal characters.

April 23:
**
Allen Knutson (Brandeis),
**
Some geometry behind Littelmann's
Lakshmibai-Seshadri paths.

April 30:
**
Dipendra Prasad,
**
(Harvard and Mehta Research Institute)
Theta correspondence for unitary groups.

May 7:
**
David Renard (MIT),
**
Twisted orbital integrals for real
reductive groups.

May 14:
**
Joerg Winkelmann (Harvard),
**
Complex parallelizable manifolds.

May 21:
**
Susana Salamanca-Riba (New Mexico State University),
**
Unitary
representations with strongly regular infinitesimal character.