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Organizer: Hong Liu, Washington Taylor and Tarek Anous

**Wednesday, 3:00PM **

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

**February 10th**

``Quantum Field Theory and the REnormalization Group in Six-Dimensions"

**Clay Cordova**, IAS

**February 17th**

``Disordered Conformal Field Theories"

**Zohar Komargodski, **Weizmann Institute

**February 24th**

``A dark-matter hunter's guide to the Galaxy (and beyond)"

**Ben Safdi,** MIT-CTP

**March 2nd**

``Fractional Quantum Hall Effect and M-theory"

**Cumrun Vafa**, Harvard

**March 9th**

``Modular hamiltonians and relative entropies for holographic states"

**Aitor Lewkowycz**, Princeton

**March 16th**

``Modular forms, new Cardy formulas, and black hole entropy."

**Edgar Shaghoulian**, UCSB

**March 30th** Joint seminar with Harvard in CTP at 3:30pm

“Hamiltonian Truncation approach to QFT in d=2 and d>2”

**Slava Rychkov**, CERN

**April 6th **

De Sitter spaces emerging from entanglement in conformal field theories

**Curtis Asplund, **Columbia

**April 14th Thursday -**Joint Harvard/MIT Theory Seminar at Harvard at 4:15PM

“Correlation functions of Coulomb branch operators”.

**Silviu Pufu**, Princeton

**April 20th **

``2d chiral algebra of 4d N=2 Argyres-Douglas theory"

**Dan Xie**, Harvard

**April 27th **(note seminar time is 3:30 this week only)

'Linearity of Holographic Entanglement Entropy'

**Ahmed Almheiri,** Stanford

**May 4th**

``A Stereoscopic CFT Lens for Holography"

**James Sully**, SLAC

**May 11th **

``Causality constraint on Conformal Field theory"

**Sachin Jain**, Cornell

**May 18th **

``Soft Hair on Black Holes"

**Andy Strominger,** Harvard