Wednesday, 3:00PM (Note new time)
MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442
Organizers: Allan Adams and Barton Zwiebach
Wednesday, February 6
Daniel Harlow, Princeton
``Quantum Computation vs. Firewalls"
Wednesday, February 13
Miguel Paulos, Brown
Wednesday, February 20
no seminar held
Wednesday, February 27
Blaise Gouteraux, Norditka
``Zero-temperature holographic phases with (un)broken U(1) symmetry"
Wednesday, March 6
Simeon Hellerman, Kavli IPMU
``Chern-Simons-Matter Theory And Its Holographic Dual"
Thursday, March 7 Joint Harvard seminar held at Harvard
Dieter Luest, Max Planck, Munich
"Closed strings and non-commutative/non-associative geometry"
Wednesday, March 13
Koji Hashimoto, Osaka University
``A Landscape of Boundary String Field Theory"
Wednesday, March 20
Stephane Detournay, Harvard
"Holographic Adventures in Flat Space"
Wednesday, March 27 no seminar Spring break
Wednesday, April 3
David Skinner, IAS
``Twistor Strings for N=8 Supergravity"
Wednesday, April 10
Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS
``Locality and Unitarity from Positivity"
Wednesday, April 17
Dam T. Son, University of Chicago
"Newton-Cartan geometry and the quantum Hall effect".
Wednesday, April 24 Joint Harvard/MIT seminar held at MIT
Shamit Kachru, Stanford CANCELLED DUE TO FAMILY EMERGENCY
``Some very simple extensions of Mathieu moonshine"
Wednesday, May 1
Horacio Casini, Centro Ato Mico Bariloche
"Physical entanglement entropy: relative entropy and mutual information"
Emanuel Katz, Boston University
"A New Theory of Anyons"