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String/Gravity Theory Seminar Fall 2018

Organizers: Daniel Harlow, Hong Liu, Lampros Lamprou

Wednesday at 3pm

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

 

Seminars

September 5

A New Stringy Perspective on Cosmology

Cumrun Vafa, Harvard

 

September 12

Classification of 5d SCFTs via 6d SCFTs

Lakshya Bhardwaj, Harvard

 

September 19

Falling toward charged black holes

Ying Zhao, Stanford

 

September 26

Exotic matter representations in heterotic/F-theory duality

Ling Lin, UPenn

 

October 3

The HISH (Holography Inspired Stringy Hadron) model and the quantization of a string with massive endpoints

Cobi Sonnenschein, Tel Aviv

 

October 10

An entropy current from superspace

Amos Yaron, Technion

 

Joint Seminar at Harvard, Thursday, October 18 at 4pm

Quantum gravity in three dimensions and coadjoint orbits

Kristan Jensen

 

October 24

TBA

Edgar Shaghoulian, Cornell

 

October 31

TBA

Raghu Majahan, Princeton

 

November 7

TBA

Gabor Sarosi , UPenn

 

November 14

TBA

Mark Mezei, Stony Brook

 

November 28

TBA

David Poland, Stony Brook

 

December 12

TBA

TBA