Algebra Seminar, 2009-10

date speaker university Title
Sep 9, Wed Lei Zhao UVa Typical representations of Lie superalgebras
Sep 16, Wed
Sep 23, Wed Mikhail Ershov UVa Mini-course on Golod-Shafarevich groups. Lecture I.
Sep 25, Fri Mikhail Ershov UVa Mini-course on Golod-Shafarevich groups. Lecture II.
Sep 30, Wed Mikhail Ershov UVa Mini-course on Golod-Shafarevich groups. Lecture III.
Oct 7, Wed Jinkui Wan UVa Invariants and spin Invariants of the symmetric groups
Oct 16, Fri Martin Kassabov Cornell University and IAS Nonlinearity of matrix groups
Oct 28, Wed Andrei Rapinchuk UVA On groups with bounded generation
Oct 30, Fri John Thompson University of Florida TBA
Nov 4, Wed Zongzhu Lin Kansas State University Cluster automorphisms
Nov 11, Wed Francesco Matucci UVa Structure theorems for subgroups of homeomorphisms groups
Nov 18, Wed Collin Bleak University of Nebraska What demonstrative subgroups cannot tell us about R. Thompson's group V
Dec 2, Wed Jie Du University of New South Wales A double Hall algebra approach to affine quantum Schur-Weyl theory



date speaker university Title Notes
Jan 27, Wed Francesco Matucci UVa Mini-course on Thompson's groups. Lecture I.
Jan 29, Fri Francesco Matucci UVa Mini-course on Thompson's groups. Lecture II.
Feb 3, Wed Francesco Matucci UVa Mini-course on Thompson's groups. Lecture III.
Feb 11, Thu Francesco Matucci UVa Mini-course on Thompson's groups. Lecture IV.
Feb 17, Wed Timothy Pollio UVa The Tate Cohomology Groups and an Isomorphism from Local Class Field Theory
Feb 24, Wed Matthew Zaremsky UVa Torsion properties of representatives of Weyl group elements in Chevalley groups
Feb 26, Fri Yiqiang Li Virginia Tech A geometric realization of quantum groups of type D, and beyond
Mar 17, Wed Charles Dunkl UVa Jack polynomials and representations of rational Cherednik algebras
Mar 24, Wed Camillia Smith Barnes Sweet Briar College Enumeration of the Distinct Shuffles of Permutations
Mar 26, Fri Brain Boe University of Georgia First Cohomology for Finite Groups of Lie Type
Mar 31, Wed Thomas Koberda Harvard University Residual properties of 3-manifold groups
Apr 2, Fri Tim Emerick UVa Consequences of the Rigidity Theorem in Spherical Moufang Buildings 2:30-3:30pm
Apr 7, Wed Shun-Jen Cheng Academia Sinica, Taiwan Kostant-type homology formulas for unitarizable modules over classical Lie superalgebras
Apr 14, Wed Michael Collins University of Oxford, visiting UVa Modular analogues of Brauer's characterisation of characters 1-2pm in Ker 326
Apr 14, Wed Ben McReynolds University of Chicago Bertrand's postulate and subgroup growth
Apr 16, Fri
Apr 21, Wed Pavel Zalesskii Universidade de Brasilia Genus for groups
Apr 28, Wed David Sherman UVa Ultrapowers in algebra and analysis

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