Algebra Seminar. Spring 2010.

Algebra Seminar. Spring 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
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
Workshop on arithmetic groups and applications
Apr 21, Wed Pavel Zalesskii Universidade de Brasilia Genus for groups
Apr 28, Wed David Sherman UVa Ultrapowers in algebra and analysis


Algebra seminar in the past