# Algebra Seminar 2009

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

### Fall Quarter, 2009

- October 13 –
**Nicholas Proudfoot**– University of Oregon

**Hypertoric category O** - October 20 –
**Jonathan Comes**– University of Oregon

**Deligne’s category Rep(S_t)** - November 10, 3pm (NOTE unusual time!) –
**David Hill**– UC Berkeley

**Quiver Hecke Algebras via Lyndon Bases** - November 17 –
**Arthur Ogus**– UC Berkeley

**Relative Rounding in Toric Geometry** - November 18 (NOTE unusual day!) –
**Harald Ellers**– Allegheny College

**Homomorphisms between Specht modules** - November 24 –
**Vadim Vologodsky**– University of Oregon

**On 1-motives** - December 1 –
**Jonathan Brundan**– University of Oregon

**Hecke algebras and Khovanov’s diagram algebra**

### Winter Quarter, 2010

- February 9 –
**Nathan Geer**– Utah State University

**Generalized traces and modified dimensions** - February 23 –
**Dmitry Kaledin**– Steklov Math Institute and University of Chicago**Derived Mackey functors**

### Spring Quarter, 2010

- April 6 –
**Tony Licata**– Stanford University

**Geometric Skew Howe duality and sl_2 categorification** - May 11 –
**Pham Huu Tiep**– University of Arizona

**Brauer height zero conjecture for 2-blocks of maximal defect** - May 18 –
**Jonathan Brundan**– University of Oregon

**Cohomology of Spaltenstein varieties** - May 25 –
**Nicole Lemire**– University of Western Ontario and University of Oregon

**The Essential Dimension of the Moduli Stack of Vector bundles over a Curve**