### Fall 2017

During the Fall Quarter 2017, we meet Mondays at 10am. We will mostly focus on Jian-Yi Shi, Lecture Notes in Mathematics, The Kazhdan-Lusztig Cells in Certain Affine Weyl Groups [1 ed.]. Here is the first tentative list of speakers:

October 2 **Monica Vazirani**: Overview

October 9 **Lang Mou** Introduction to Kazhdan-Lusztig polynomials

October 16 **Wencin Poh** Kazhdan-Lusztig cells

October 23 **Yue Zhao** Star operation

October 30 **Gicheol Shin** More on the star operation

November 6 **Mikhail Mazin** guest lecture

November 13 **Oscar Kivinen**

November 20 **Graham Hawkes**

November 27 **Eugene Gorsky**

December 4 currently open