Category Archives: Mathematics

Tips for new postdocs

In my role as junior hiring chair, I’ve been thinking a little bit about how a (R1) institution can best serve its postdocs. Many find the transition from graduate student life to being a postdoc somewhat of a rude shock. … Continue reading

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Jacquet-Langlands and an old R=T conjecture

This is part 2 of a series of posts on R=T conjectures for inner forms of GL(2). (See here for part 1). I feel that I should preface this post with the following psychological remark. Occasionally you have the germ … Continue reading

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And then there were 8:

News from Minnesota on the 8-author paper has arrived! http://math.uchicago.edu/~fcale/blog/8author.mp4

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New Results In Modularity, Christmas Update

It’s a Christmas miracle! Keen watchers of this blog will be happy to learn that the 10 author paper discussed here and here is now available. (And just in case you also missed it, you can also find the other … Continue reading

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Hausdorff Trimester: May 4-August 21, 2020

This post is to let everyone know that there will be a trimester at the Hausdorff institute in 2020 organized by Ana Caraiani, Laurent Fargues, Peter Scholze, and myself on “The Arithmetic of the Langlands Program“. The dates for both … Continue reading

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Irregular Lifts, Part I

This post motivated in part by the recent preprint of Fakhruddin, Khare, and Patrikis, and also by Matt’s number theory seminar at Chicago this week. (If you are interested in knowing what the calendar is for the Chicago number theory … Continue reading

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More or less OPAQUE

I recently talked with Lynnelle Ye (a soon to be graduating student of Mark Kisin) for a few hours about her thesis and related mathematics. In her thesis, she generalizes (in part) the work Liu-Wan-Xiao on the boundary (halo) of … Continue reading

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