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String/Gravity Theory Seminar Spring 2018

Organizers: Daniel Harlow, Hong Liu, Nima Lashkari

Wednesday at 3pm

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

 

Seminars

February 14

Bootstrapping large charge operators

Daniel Jafferis Harvard

 

February 21

Lorentz invariance from spin 2

Mark Hertzberg Tufts

 

February 28

Entanglement of Spacetime

William Donnelly Perimeter Institute

 

March 7

Building an eternal traversible wormhole

Xiaoliang Qi, Stanford

 

March 14

Entanglement in gauge theories and gravity

Jennifer Lin, IAS

 

March 21 at 3:30pm*

Topological Defect Lines and RG Flows in 2D

Xi Yin, Harvard

*Note change in start time

 

April 4

Deep learning and AdS/CFT

Koji Hashimoto Osaka University

 

April 11

the ABCDEFG of Little Strings

Nathan Haouzi Berkeley

 

April 19 (Joint Seminar at Harvard)

Higher Spin de Sitter Hilbert Space

Frederik Denef, Columbia

4:15pm at Harvard, Jefferson Lab 250

 

April 25

TBA

Simeon Hellerman, IPMU

 

May 2

Constraining Gravitational Couplings to Matter and the CFT Stress Tensor

Eric Perlmutter, Caltech

 

*Condensed Matter Theory Seminar

May 8, 12pm

Late time random matrix behavior in SYK: a tactical retreat from the black hole information problem

Douglas Stanford, IAS

 

May 16

Comments On Global Anomalies In 6-Dimensional Supergravity

Greg Moore, Rutgers