Wednesday, 2:15PM NOTE time change
MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442
Organizers: John McGreevy, Washington Taylor and Michael
February 8th and 15 no String seminars
New Joint Harvard/MIT String seminar held at MIT
February 16, Thursday at 3PM (Note day and time)
"Superconformal index with line and surface operators"
Sergei Gukov, CalTech
``(2,0) theory and D=5 super Yang-Mills"
Michael Douglas, Simon Ctr, Stony Brook
"Nonabelian gauge theories for Calabi-Yau manifolds."
David Morrison, UCSB
Massive phases of gauge theories and TQFT
Anton Kapustin, CalTech
Mboyo Esole, Harvard
March 21st no seminar scheduled
March 28th Spring break no seminar
"New SCFTs from M5-branes."
Brian Wecht, Harvard
"Quantum-critical current noise in AdS/CFT"
Julian Sonner, Trinity College, UK
New Joint Harvard/MIT seminar held at
Jefferson Lab 453
April 19th, Thursday, 2:35pm (note change in time)
``AdS/CFT Correlators and the Holographic S-Matrix"
Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford
``Towards the fast scrambling conjecture"
Patrick Hayden, McGill
"Finite N phenomena in higher spin theories"
Alejandra Castro, McGill
``Hot Glassy Galaxies"
Dionysios Anninos, Stanford
May 17th NOTE THURSDAY AT 2PM (different day and time)
"Towards Friedel Oscillations of Charged Horizons in (One-dimensional) Holographic Liquids."
Nabil Iqbal, Kavli, UCSB
Seminars have ended for this semester, see you in September 2012