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## String/Gravity Theory Seminar

**Wednesday, 2pm**

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

Organizers: Barton Zwiebach and Hong Liu

**September 15th**

``CFT/AdS"

*Emanuel Katz*, Boston University

**September 22nd**

``N=2 Supersymmetric theories and 4d/2d correspondences"

*Cumrun Vafa***,** Harvard

**September 29th**

"N=2 Sigma Models for Ramond-Ramond Backgrounds".

*Nathan Berkovits*, Universidade Estadual, Brazil

**October 6th**

"Symmetry constraints on counterterms in N=8 supergravity"

*Henriette Elvang*, University of Michigan

**October 13th**

`` Overview of Wall-Crossing"

*Greg Moore*, Rutgers

**October 15th, Friday **Special seminar note day and place

**Ayasil Conference Room**

``Quantum Phase Transitions in holographic Superfluids

at finite baryon and isospin chemical potentials"

*Patrick Kerner*, Max Planck Inst., Munich

**October 20th**

``Collective Field Mapping of AdS Space-Time

*Antal Jevicki*, Brown
University

**October 27th**

"Drilling Where The Wood Is Deep: Toward The

Solution Of An Old SUSY Problem."

S. James Gates, U Maryland/MIT

**November 3rd**

``The exact superconformal R-Symmetry in three dimensions minimizes Z”

Daniel Jafferis, IAS

**November 10th **

`How Do Black Holes Predict the Sign of the Fourier Coefficients of Siegel Modular Forms?'

* Ashooke Sen,* HRI, India

**November 17th**

``From N=4 Super Yang-Mills to Superconformal QCD''

*Leonardo Rastelli*, SUNY, Stony
Brook

**Novemer 24th** (no seminar due to Thanksgiving)

**December 1st** NOTE: This week only held in 4-331 Duboc room in building 6c-CMT

``Electron stars and metallic quantum criticality"

*Sean Hartnoll*, Harvard

**December 8th**

``Constraining F-theory Model Building"

*Sakura Schafer-Nameki*, King's College, London

**December 10th **INFORMAL SEMINAR

"Microscopic Realization of the Kerr/CFT correspondence"

*Monica Guica*, IP, Saclay

See you in the Spring 2011