Midwest Algebra and Representation Theory Conference

DePaul University, December 1-2, 2001


Saturday, December 1, Room 1003, Lewis Center, 9:00AM-6:00PM.
9:00-9:40 John Beachy, Northern Illinois University
        ``M-injective modules and prime M-ideals"
10:00-10:40 Izuru Mori, Purdue University
        ``Bezout's Theorem for Projectively Cohen-Macaulay Schemes''
11:00-11-40 Martin Lorenz, Temple University 
        ``Euler classes of crystallographic groups and Hopf Algebras''
12:00-12:40 Kent Fuller, University of Iowa
        ``Generalizations of Morita Duality Related to Cotilting Modules''
Lunch Break
2:20-3:00 Darrell Haile, Indiana University 
         ``On weakly Azumaya algebras and Frobenius algebras" 
3:20-4:00 Esther Beneish, Northwestern University
        `` Stable rationality of the center of the generic division ring"
4:20-5:00 Marc Renault, Temple University
        ``Multiplicative Invariants of Reflection Groups''
5:20-6:00 Rajesh Kulkarni, University of Wisconsin-Madison
        ``The reduced Clifford algebra of a binary form and its Brauer class''

Sunday, December 2, Room 8005, DePaul Center, 9:00AM-2:00PM.
9:00-9:40 David Hemmer, University of Georgia
        ``Support Varieties for Symmetric Groups''
10:00-10:40 Steve Doty, Loyola University
        ``An algebra based on derangements''
11:00-11:40 Fred Goodman, University of Iowa
        ``A path algorithm for affine Kazhdan Lusztig polynomials"
12:00-12:40 Yi Ming Zou, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
        ``Constructing Crystal Bases for Lie Superalgebras''
1:00-1:40 Esther Garcia Gonzalez, University of Oviedo, Spain
        ``Simple, Primitive and Strongly Prime Jordan 3-graded Lie Algebras''