1997-1998

September 10, 1997:
**
Alexander Braverman (MIT),
**
Kazhdan-Laumon representations.

September 17:
**
George Lusztig (MIT),
**
Representations of Lie algebras in
characteristic p.

October 1:
**
Mark Reeder (Boston College),
**
Wedge g, small modules, and
the Springer correspondence.

October 8:
**
Monica Nevins (MIT),
**
The orbit method: forays in p-adic groups.

October 15:
**
Peter Trapa (MIT),
**
Unitary representations of U(p,q).

October 22:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Dirac operator and unitary
representations.

October 29:
**
Konni Rietsch (MIT),
**
Total positivity for flag varieties.

November 5:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Dirac operator and unitary
representations (continued).

November 12:
**
Bertram Kostant (MIT),
**
Discrete series representations
and the 2^l abelian ideals in b.

November 19:
**
Bertram Kostant (MIT),
**
Discrete series representations
and the 2^l abelian ideals in b.

November 26:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Dirac operator and unitary
representations (concluded).

December 3:
**
Ivan Cherednik (University of North Carolina),
**
Difference
spherical functions.

December 10:
**
Robert Donley (MIT),
**
Intertwining operators and the
discrete series.

February 4, 1998:
**
Jing-Song Huang (HKUST and MIT),
**
Small
nilpotent orbits and unitary representations.

February 11:
**
Edward Dunne (AMS),
**
A Penrose-type
transform for odd-dimensional hyperbolic space.

February 18:
**
Alexander Braverman (MIT),
**
`Schwartz' functions on the
basic affine space, Eisenstein series and generic Kazhdan-Lusztig
polynomials.

February 25:
**
Dennis Gaitsgory (Harvard),
**
Geometric Eisenstein series.

March 4:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
K-types, signatures, and modules on the
nilpotent cone.

March 11:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
K-types, signatures, and modules on the
nilpotent cone (conclusion).

March 18:
**
Markus Hunziker (Brandeis),
**
Harish-Chandra systems and
invariant differential operators on a reductive Lie algebra.

April 1:
**
Fiona Murnaghan (University of Toronto),
**
Characters of
admissible representations of p-adic groups.

April 8:
**
Siddhartha Sahi (Rutgers University),
**
A new formula for
weight multiplicities and characters.

April 15:
**
David Vogan (MIT),
**
Norm estimates for unitary highest weight
representations (after B. Krotz).

April 22:
**
Don King (Northeastern University),
**
The moment mapping on
spherical nilpotent orbits.

April 29:
**
Sam Evens (University of Arizona),
**
Poisson geometry and a
theorem of Kostant.

May 6:
**
Zoltan Magyar (Mathematical Institute, Hungarian Academy of
Sciences),
**
How to decide that a real Lie group is `reductive'.

May 13:
**
Gregg Zuckerman (Yale University and Harvard),
**
Duality for
cohomological induction.