Algebra Seminar. Fall 2010.

Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 pm, Kerchof 317 and
some Fridays 3:30-4:30pm, room TBA

Note: This is a developing schedule. The dates of talks, especially for mini-courses, may change.

date speaker university Title               Notes
 Sep 1, Wed Bob Oliver           
 Université Paris 13       Fusion in finite simple groups of Lie type           joint with Topology seminar 
Sep 15, Wed John Thompson
 University of Florida  The Zeta Function and an Elliptic Curve. Lecture 2
Sep 29, Wed John Thompson
 The Zeta Function and an Elliptic Curve. Lecture 3
Oct 6, Wed Timothy Pollio
 An Overview of Class Field Theory
Oct 27, Wed Jae-Hoon Kwon
  University of Seoul/ UC Berkeley   
  A combinatorial character formula for the infinite dimensional   
 Lie algebras of types B_\infty and C_\infty  
Nov 3, Wed Matthew Zaremsky
 Weyl transitive but not strongly transitive group actions on buildings 
Nov 17, Wed
Yung-Ning Peng
 Parabolic presentations of the Yangian of the general linear (super)algebra
Dec 1, Wed Vladimir Chernousov  
 University of Alberta
  MADs world and world of torsors
Dec 10, Fri Andrea Heald
 Bounded Generation of SL_n
2pm in Ker 317

Algebra seminar in the past