Geometry/Physics Seminar

Title: An introduction to categorical Lie algebras
Speaker: Geordie Williamson
Speaker Info: MPI Bonn
Brief Description:
Special Note: Please note the time for this seminar

Pre-talk: (Aimed at grad students) Representations of semi-simple Lie algebras: sl_2 theory, highest weight theory. Generalization to Kac-Moody Lie algebras: classification of integrable representations by highest weight. Review of affine Lie algebras. Discussion of the basic representation of affine sl_n. Review of representation theory of the symmetric group. Branching rules.
Date: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 1:30pm
Where: 104
Contact Person: Michael Couch
Contact email: mcouch@math.northwestern.edu
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