Fall 1998
Date Place Speaker Title
September 17 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
Thang Le
(SUNY at Buffalo)
A universal finite type invariant of homology 3-sheres
September 24 MIT Curt McMullen
Rigidity and inflexibility in conformal dynamics
October 1 Harvard
Science Center, Hall D
Tom Hales
(University of Michigan)
The Kepler conjecture
October 15 Northeastern
509 Lake
Anatoly Libgober
(University of Illinois at Chicago)
Abelian branched covers of the projective plane
October 22 MIT Roger Howe
Affine-like Hecke algebras and representations of p-adic groups, recent progress
October 29 Harvard Jim Humphreys
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Nilpotent orbits and Lie algebra representations: two examples
November 5 Northeastern
509 Lake
Alexander A. Klyachko
(Bilkent University, Turkey)
Vector bundles and Hermitian operators
November 12 MIT Anatole Katok
(Penn State)
Hyperbolic dynamics and geometric rigidity 
November 19 Harvard Igor Dolgachev
(University of Michigan)
Automorphic functions and algebraic invariants 
December 3 Brandeis
317 Goldsmith
Dragan Milicic
(University of Utah and Harvard)
Cohomological constructions of representations of real semisimple Lie groups
December 10 MIT Kenneth A. Ribet
(Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Subgroups of GL(2)
December 17 Harvard      

The Colloquium is held on Thursday afternoons. 
Tea is from 4:00 to 4:30.  Talks are from 4:30 to 5:30.

Colloquium organizers

Brandeis University Jerry Levine
Harvard University Tom Braden
MIT Andras Szenes
Northeastern University Andrei Zelevinsky
Alex Suciu

Colloquium archive

Winter-Spring 1998
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