2019-20

Welcome to the new Algebra Seminar at UIUC!

Default Research Talk Format: Introductory talk (50 minutes). Break (10 minutes). Research Talk (50 minutes)
Internal Expository Talk Format: Varies


Fall 2019


Reading group topic: Tensor Categories [schedule], [Why care?]


August 30, 2019 : Organizational meeting

September 6, 2019 : Chelsea Walton (UIUC) : Quantum Symmetry in the context of co/representation categories, introductory talk + research talk

September 13, 2019 : Jesse Huang and Tsutomu Okano : Reading Group talks

September 20, 2019 : Hongdi Huang (University of Waterloo) : Hopf Ore Extensions, research talk only (50 min)

September 27, 2019 : Anh-Tuong Nguyen and Bingyan Liu + Saaber Pourmotabbed :Reading Group talks

October 4, 2019 : Anh-Tuong Nguyen and Mingyan Simon Lin : Reading Group talks

Oct 4-6: GROW 2019 [math conference for female-identified undergraduate students]

October 11, 2019 : Eric Samperton and Johnson Tan: Reading Group talks

October 18, 2019 : James Zhang (University of Washington) : Brown-Goodearl conjecture for PI weak Hopf algebras, research talk only (50 min).
[Dinner photo]

October 25, 2019 : Xingting Wang (Howard University) : Noncommutative algebra from a geometric point of view, introductory talk + research talk.
[Research Talk Slides] [Dinner photo 1] [Dinner photo 2]

November 1, 2019 : Colleen Delaney (Indiana University) : Categorification and quantum symmetry, introductory talk + research talk
[Dinner photo]

November 8, 2019 : Cris Negron (University of North Carolina) : Cohomology for Hopf algebras and dualities, introductory talk + research talk
[Dinner photo 1] [Dinner photo 2]

Nov 9-10: QuaSy-Con [regional conference on Quantum Symmetries]

November 15, 2019 : Hongdi Huang and Harshit Yadav : Reading Group talks

November 22, 2019 : Robert Laugwitz (University of Nottingham) : A category interpolating Yetter-Drinfeld modules over symmetric groups, research talk only (50 min)

December 6, 2019 : Hongdi Huang and Harshit Yadav : Reading Group talks

December 13, 2019 : Chelsea Walton : Reading Group talks



Spring 2020 : Not Running (organizer is away)