# Algebra Seminar 2007

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

### Fall Quarter, 2007

- October 11 –
**Ben Webster**– IAS

**Springer fibers for 2-block nilpotents and category O** - October 16 –
**Jonathan Brown**– University of Oregon

**Twisted Yangians and finite W-algebras** - October 23 –
**Anthony Licata**– Stanford University

**Geometric constructions of the basic representation of gl(n)^** - November 27
**Arkady Berenstein**– University of Oregon

**Braided Doubles and rational Cherednik algebras**

### Winter Quarter, 2008

- March 4 –
**Nicholas Proudfoot**– University of Oregon

**A taste of symplectic duality**

### Spring Quarter, 2008

- April 8 –
**Jonathan Brundan**– University of Oregon

**Highest weight categories arising from Khovanov’s diagram algebra I** - April 22 –
**Sergey Loktev**– MSRI, ITEP (Moscow)

**Representations of mutli-variable currents and a generalization of the Catalan and Narayana numbers** - April 24 (note unusual date!) joint topology and algebra seminar –
**Jesper Grodal**– University of Copenhagen

**Local-to-global principles for groups and p-local finite groups** - April 29 –
**Jonathan Brundan**– University of Oregon

**Highest weight categories arising from Khovanov’s diagram algebra II** - May 6 –
**Jacob Greenstein**– University of California (Riverside)

**Abelian ideals, Koszul algebras and representations of current algebras** - May 27 –
**Christopher Phan**– University of Oregon

**Generalized Koszul properties for augmented algebras** - June 3 –
**Aravind Asok**– University of Washington

**Cancellation problems and homotopy theory**