Schedule of the Southwestern Group Theory Day 2011
University of Arizona, Mathematics Department, Room 501,
Saturday, November, 5, 2011.
8:30-8:45 Coffee, welcome.
Alexander Kleshchev, University of Oregon:
Graded Specht modules.
9:35-10:10 Ryan Vinroot, College of William and Mary:
Semisimple symplectic characters of finite unitary groups.
Peter Brooksbank, Bucknell University:
Bilinear maps and their applications to group theory
Dan Nakano, University of Georgia:
Cohomology for Finite Groups of Lie Type.
Mark Lewis, Kent State University:
Camina pairs that are p-groups.
James Wilson, Colorado State University,
A longer characteristic series for nilpotent groups.
Hung Nguyen, University of Akron:
Quasisimple groups of Lie type and their complex group algebras.
Andrei B. Pavelescu, University of Southern California:
Derangements in a Coset.
Robert M. Guralnick, University of Southern California:
Bases for Permutation Representations of Finite and Algebraic Groups.
On Saturday evening, interested participants will be going out to dinner in Tucson.