ALGEBRA SEMINAR
DEPARTMENT OF MATHEMATICS
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY

 


 

Organizers: Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra

E-mail: bojko_bakalov at ncsu dot edu

               misra at math dot ncsu dot edu

 

 


Fall 2005 Schedule:

August 26, Will Davis, NC State University

 

                  Finite Groups, Kazhdan Constants and Expanding Graphs

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 2, No Seminar.

 

September 9, Professor Irina Kogan, NC State University

 

                  Rational, Replacement and Local Invariants

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 16, Professor Michael F. Singer, NC State University

 

                  Galois Theory of Parameterized Linear Differential Equations and Linear Differential Algebraic Groups

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 23, Professor Alexander Varchenko, UNC Chapel Hill

 

                  The (gl_n, gl_k)-Duality and Critical Points of Master Functions

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

September 30, Professor Vicky Klima, Appalachian State University

 

                  Root Multiplicity Bounds for Roots of Indefinite Kac-Moody Algebras of Symplectic Type

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 14, Professor Bojko Bakalov, NC State University

 

                  Vertex Algebras and Related Algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 21, Professor Kailash Misra, NC State University

 

                  Demazure Crystals for U_q D_4^(3)

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

October 28, Professor Kailash Misra, NC State University

 

                  Demazure Crystals for U_q D_4^(3), Part II

                  3:30-4:20, HA 335

 

November 4, Professor Naihuan Jing, NC State University

 

                  Quantum Spherical Functions and Quantum Pfaffians

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 11, Professor Tom Lada, NC State University

 

                  An Introduction to Operads

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

November 18, Professor Amassa Fauntleroy, NC State University

 

                  Calabi-Eckmann Manifolds

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 


Spring 2006 Schedule:

February 10, Professor Bojko Bakalov, NC State University

 

                  Polylocality of Quantum Fields

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

February 17, Professor Alberto De Sole, Harvard University

 

                  Quantum and Classical W Algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 17, Professor John McCleary, Vassar College

 

                  Stringy Algebra

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

March 31, Professor Shrawan Kumar, UNC Chapel Hill

 

                  On  Cachazo-Douglas-Seiberg-Witten Conjecture for Simple Lie Algebras

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

April 7, Professor Nick Loehr, The College of William and Mary

 

                  Building Macdonald Polynomials

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

April 21, Professor Naihuan Jing, NC State University

 

                  Vertex Operators and Quantum Cohomology of the Grassmannians

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

April 26, Professor Ben Cox, College of Charleston

 

                  Canceled

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335

 

May 5, Professor Yi-Zhi Huang, Rutgers University

 

                  Towards a Mathematical Construction of Conformal Field Theories

                  3:00-3:50, HA 335 

 


 

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Seminar Organizers:  Bojko Bakalov and Kailash C. Misra