Organizer: Hong Liu, Washington Taylor, Nima Lashkari
MIT Center for Theoretical Physics, Cosman Seminar room 6C-442
February 15 Joint seminar with Harvard held in 6c-442
``Holographic Computational Complexity"
Adam Brown, Stanford
``Flat space amplitudes in a highest-weight basis: A natural choice for studying implications of superrotations?"
Sabrina Pasterski, Harvard
``Loops in AdS from conformal field theory."
Agnese Bissi, Harvard
March 9 Joint Harvard seminar held at Harvard (note: Thursday @4:15pm)
``Aspects of the SYK model and gravity in AdS_2"s
Douglas Stanford, IAS
March 15 (Cancelled due to Snow storm)
Steve Gubser, Princeton
March 22 no seminar
March 29 no seminar SPRING BREAK
``Holographic QCD in strong magnetic fields"
Umut Gursoy, ITP, Utrecht
``Tales from the Edge: Entanglement, trace anomalies, and boundary conformal field theory"
Christopher Herzog, YITP,Stony Brook
``Applications of light-cone cuts in holography"
Gary Horowitz, UCSB
``Chow Groups, Fluxes and Massless Matter in F-theory"
Timo Weigand, CERN
``Twofold Symmetries and Simplification of the Gravity Action"
Grant Remmen, Cal Tech
``Vertex operator algebras and the Higgs branch of four-dimensional superconformal field theories’'
Leonardo Rastelli, YITP, Stony Brook
``Duality in 2+1 dimensions."
Nathan Seiberg, IAS