Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 58, 2007 (Friday  Monday)
Meeting #1023
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory

Friday January 5, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory, I
Organizers:
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington

8:00 a.m.
The centralizer of a nilpotent section.
George J. McNinch*, Tufts University
(1023221152)

8:30 a.m.
On Some Nilpotent Orbits and Desingularizations of Their Closures.
Terrell L. Hodge*, Western Michigan University (on sabbatical leave 20062007 at the University of Virginia)
David C. Murphy, Kalamazoo College
(102320884)

9:00 a.m.
Quiver representations with bilinear forms and nilpotent orbits of graded classical Lie algebras.
Zongzhu Lin*, Kansas State University
Bangming Deng, Beijing Normal University
(1023201656)

9:30 a.m.
Quantum Group Cohomology.
Christopher P. Bendel*, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Brian J. Parshall, University of Virginia
Cornelius Pillen, University of South Alabama
(102320627)

10:00 a.m.
Cohomology formulas, old and new.
Brian Parshall*, University of Virginia
Leonard Scott, University of Virginia
(102320904)

10:30 a.m.
Character formulas, old and new.
Leonard Scott*, University of Virginia
Brian Parshall, University of Virginia
(102320905)

Friday January 5, 2007, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory, II
Organizers:
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington

2:15 p.m.
Discussion.

2:45 p.m.
Tensor categories attached to cells in finite Weyl groups.
Victor Ostrik*, University of Oregon
(102320990)

3:15 p.m.
Injective Modules and Cohomology of Lie Algebras.
Jorg Feldvoss*, University of South Alabama
(102317545)

3:45 p.m.
Cohomology of Category $\mathcal O$ for the Virasoro algebra.
Brian Boe, University of Georgia
Daniel Nakano, University of Georgia
Emilie Wiesner*, University of Georgia
(102317471)

4:15 p.m.
Cohomology for Lie superalgebras.
Brian D Boe*, University of Georgia
Jonathan R Kujawa, University of Georgia
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
(1023171201)

4:45 p.m.
Support Varieties for Lie Superalgebras.
Jonathan R Kujawa*, University of Georgia
Brian Boe, University of Georgia
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
(1023171166)

5:15 p.m.
Varieties for modules of quantum elementary abelian groups.
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
Sarah Witherspoon*, Texas A&M University
(1023161310)

5:45 p.m.
The exact category of modules of constant Jordan type.
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Eric M. Friedlander*, Northwestern University
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington
(102320501)

Saturday January 6, 2007, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMS Special Session on Cohomology and Representation Theory, III
Organizers:
Jon F. Carlson, University of Georgia
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia nakano@math.uga.edu
Julia Pevtsova, University of Washington

8:00 a.m.
Cohomology and Extensions for Finite Groups of Lie Type and Small Primes.
Christopher P. Bendel, University of WisconsinStout
Daniel K. Nakano, University of Georgia
Cornelius Pillen*, University of South Alabama
(102320667)

8:30 a.m.
On the kernel of the Gassner representation.
Kevin Knudson*, Mississippi State University
(1023201325)

9:00 a.m.
Break.

9:30 a.m.
A supercharacter theory for unipotent groups.
P. Diaconis, Stanford University
N. Thiem*, Stanford University
(1023201026)

10:00 a.m.
Galois module structure of square classes in Klein 4group extensions.
F. Chemotti, University of Wisconsin
J. Min\'a\v{c}, University of Western Ontario
J. Swallow*, Davidson College
(10231260)

10:30 a.m.
Control of Fusion and Normal Fusion Subsystems.
Radu Stancu*, The Ohio State University
(1023201104)

11:00 a.m.
Cohomology of Specht Modules.
David J Hemmer*, University of Toledo
Daniel K Nakano, University of Georgia
(1023201101)

11:30 a.m.
Endotrivial modules and finite pgroups.
J. L. Alperin*, University of Chicago
(10232015)
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