String/Gravity Theory Seminar

Wednesdays, 2pm

MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442

Organizers: Allan Adams and John McGreevy

 

September 16th

``Entanglement entropy of two disjoint intervals in conformal field theory"

Erik Tonni, MIT-CTP


September 23rd

"New developments in N=2 gauge theory"

Davide Gaiotto, IAS

September 30th

"Higher Derivative Gravity, Causality and Positivity of Energy in a
UV complete QFT".
Diego Hofman, Harvard

October 7th

``Riemann surfaces and N=2 dualities"
David Morrison, UCSB


October 14th
"The Non-relativistic Limit of AdS/CFT."
Arjun Bagchi, HRI, RES, India

 

October 21st

``Probing holographic superfluids"
Amos Yarom, Princeton

October 28th

``AdS/CFT with small extra dimensions"

Eva Silverstein, UCSB


November 4th
"Holography of charged dilaton black holes."

Shamit Kachru, UCSB

Tuesday
November 10th (held on Tuesday due to Wed. being Veteran's Day Holiday)

``Holography from Conformal Field Theory".

Joao Penedones, Kavli, ITP


November 18th
``More on N=2 S-dualities and M5-branes "
Yuji Tachikawa, IAS

 

November 25th
``Charged black branes: stable or unstable? "
Silviu Pufu, Princeton

December 2nd (NOTE ROOM CHANGE TO 6-310 AYSALI CONFERENCE ROOM)
``Gravity dual of Polchinski's theorem: Forbidden Landscape".
Yu Nakayama, UC Berkeley

December 9th
`` "Holographic description of quantum field theory; toward a derivation of AdS/CFT""
Sung-sik Lee, McMaster University

December 16th
``Comments on quantum gravity and entanglement "

Mark Van Raamsdonk, UBC

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