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String/Gravity Theory Seminar Spring 2014

Wednesday, 3:00PM

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

Organizers: Washington Taylor, Barton Zwiebach, Julian Sonner


February 12th

``Moonshine and Fivebranes"

Jeff Harvey, University of Chicago


February 19th

"Metastability and instability in thermal holographic gauge theories"

Albion Lawrence, Brandeis


February 26th

``Chiral symmetry algebras and the superconformal bootstrap in four and six dimensions"

Chris Beem, IAS


March 5th

"Gravitation from entanglement in holographic CFTs"

Monica Guica, University of Pennsylvania


March 12th

``Holographic Entanglement Entropy and Gravity"

Xi Dong, Stanford


March 19th

"Holographic Phases of Renyi Entropies"

Alex Maloney, Mc Gill


March 26th

"Classification of 6D SCFTs".

David Morrison, UCSB


April 2nd

``Constrained gauge theories and matter spectra in the landscape"

Jim Halverson, KITP, UCSB


April 9th Joint seminar with Harvard (held at MIT)

``On Spacetime Entanglement"

Rob Myers, Perimeter Institute and U. Waterloo


April 16th

``Boundary conditions and braids in 3d N=4 gauge theory”

Tudor Dimofte, IAS


April 24th Joint seminar with Harvard (held at Harvard Jefferson Lab 453)

``Anomalies and Hydrodynamics in AdS/CFT"

Hirosi Ooguri, California Institute of Technology


April 30th

``Exact solutions of 2d SQCDs"

Abhijit Gadde, California Institute of Technology


May 7th

``Holographic entanglement entropy and gravitational anomalies

Nabil Iqbal, KITP, UCSB


May 14th

`Off-shell string theory'.

Ashoke Sen, Harish-Chandra, India


May 21st

``Dualities of 2d (2,2) Quiver Theories and Cluster Algebras"

Daniel Park, SUNY, StonyBrook