UChicago Student Representation Theory Seminar (Fall 2016)

This is a student learning seminar at the UChicago math department. The seminar covers topics relevant to recent developments in representation theory.
Organizers: Ana Balibanu, Sergei Sagatov, and Jonathan Wang.

Meeting Time: Wednesday 2:30-3:30 pm
Location: Eckhart 203
Please contact one of the organizers to join the mailing list.

Schedule of Talks

The topic for the Fall 2016 quarter is affine Grassmannians and the geometric Satake equivalence. We will mainly be following these notes of Xinwen Zhu.

Date and Time Speaker Title
Wednesday, October 5 Zhiyuan Ding Affine Grassmannian and their first properties
Wednesday, October 12 Zhiyuan Ding Beauville-Laszlo's theorem
Wednesday, October 19 Sergei Sagatov Determinant line bundle
Wednesday, November 9 Sergei Sagatov Jet and loop groups
Wednesday, November 16 Sergei Sagatov Schubert cells
Wednesday, November 30 Jonathan Wang Factorizable Grassmannian, convolution and fusion products, geometric Satake