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**Wednesday, 3:00PM **

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

**Organizers: Washington Taylor, Barton Zwiebach, Silviu Pufu**

**September 4th**

"Supergoop and the emergence of AdS_2"

**Tarak Anous**, MIT-CTP

**September 11th**

``Statistical Inference and String Theory"

**Jonathan Heckman**, Harvard

**September 18th**

``Some results on Entanglement in Holographic Field Theories"

**Thomas Faulkner**, IAS

**September 25th**

``Numerical AdS/CFT with Sources: Towards Holographic Momentum Relaxation"

**Christopher Herzog,** Stony Brook

**October 3rd Joint seminar to be held at Harvard, Thursday, 4:15PM**

``Supersymmetric Defect Models and Mirror Symmetry"

**Shamit Kachru,** Stanford

**October 9th**

"F-theory Compactifications With Multiple U(1)-Factors"

**Denis Klevers**, U Penn.

**October 16th**

"Probing Induced Higher-Spin Gauge Theory"

**Ben Safdi, **Princeton

**October 23rd**

``The Superconformal Bootstrap Program''

**Leonardo Rastelli, **Stony Brook

**October 30th**

"Continuous Spin Particles and Asymptotics of Quantum Field Theory"

**Clay Cordova,** Harvard

**November 6th** **Joint Seminar to be held at MIT-CTP, Wednesday, 3:00PM**

``Large N Chern-Simons with Fundamental Matter"

**Shiraz Minwalla**, TIFR/IAS (Refreshments at 2:45 in 6c-442)

**November 13th**

"Deconstructing (perturbative) quantum gravity, and the compressibility of the analytic S-matrix."

**John Joseph Carrasco**, Stanford

**November 20th**

"Aspects of algorithmic approaches to string compactification and moduli stabilization in heterotic".

**James Gray**, Virginia Tech

**November 27th, no seminar (Thanksgiving)**

**December 4th** (Note: seminar in Duboc Room 4-331 this week only)

"Gravitational anomaly-induced transport in four (and more) dimensions"

**Kristan Jensen**, SUNY, Stony Brook