# Algebra Seminar 2006

This seminar is held on Tuesdays at 4pm in 210 Deady.

### Fall Quarter, 2006

- September 26 –
**Bruno Valette**– University of Nice

**How to use Manin’s products to prove Deligne’s conjecture for Loday algebras with Koszul property** - October 17 –
**David Hill**– University of Oregon

**Elementary Divisors of the Shapovalov Form on the Basic Representation of Kac-Moody Algebras** - October 17 –
**Dmitry Vaintrob**– University of Oregon

**Hochschild cohomology of group algebras, string topology and the Goldman Lie algebra.** - November 7 –
**Jonathan Brundan**– University of Oregon

**Symmetric functions, parabolic category O and the Springer fiber.** - November 14 –

**Graduate class offering for next year** - November 21 –
**Alex Jordan**– University of Oregon

**Zhu’s trace identity for super vertex algebras**

### Winter Quarter, 2007

- January 16 –
**Alexander Polishchuk**– University of Oregon

**Associative Yang-Baxter equation** - February 13, 4:30-5:30 (unusual time!) –
**Malka Schaps**– Bar Ilan University

**Crossovers between covering groups of the symmetric and alternating groups** - February 20 –
**Pavel Etingof**– MIT

**Equivariant D-modules on the nilcone and representations of the rational Cherednik algebra in type A** - February 22, 3-3:30pm (unusual day and time!) –
**Ken-ichi Shinoda**– Sophia University, Tokyo

**Gaussian sums for finite linear groups** - February 22, 3:30-4pm (unusual day and time!) –
**Charles Curtis**– University of Oregon

**On the Bruhat decomposition and structure constants of Hecke algebras of finite Chevalley groups** - February 27 –
**Sergey Yuzvinsky**– University of Oregon

**Split fibers of pencils of hypersurfaces**

### Spring Quarter, 2007

- April 17 –
**Ian Musson**– University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

**Affine Lie superalgebras and number theory** - April 24 –
**Brad Shelton**– University of Oregon

**Generalizing the notion of Koszul algebra** - May 1 –
**Jonathan Brown**– University of Oregon

**Elementary invariants for centralizers of nilpotent matrices** - May 8 –
**Victor Ostrik**– University of Oregon

**Fusion categories of dimension p^n** - May 22 –
**Gary Seitz**– University of Oregon

**Unipotent and nilpotent elements in simple algebraic groups and associated Lie algebras** - June 5 –
**Grace Lyo**– University of California, Berkeley

**Semisimple skew group rings and their modules**

**Previous year**: 2005