High Energy Theory Informal Meeting Fall 2012

This meeting is for relatively informal discussions on topics that happen to be interesting us - occasionally we also have a formal seminar.
The organizer of this seminar is Yu Nakayama. The location of this meeting is 469 Lauritsen.

Wednesdays, 1:30 pm
Sept 26
Yu Nakayama
(Caltech)
Seiberg = Witten^2 ?
Oct 3
Kevin Schaeffer
(UC Berkeley)
Refined Black Hole Ensembles and Topological Strings
Oct 10
Kazunobu Maruyoshi
(Caltech)
Journal club: An E7 Surprise
Oct 17
Chan Youn Park
(Caltech)
2D SCFT from M-branes
Oct 24
Satoshi Nawata
(Amsterdam)
Knot homologies and super-A-polynomials
Oct 31
Pavel Putrov
(Caltech)
Journal club: Refined Chern-Simons Theory and Topological String
Nov 7
Andrew Waldron
(UC Davis)
Almost Riemannian geometry and solution generating algebras
Nov 14
Tudor Dimofte
(IAS)
Symmetry enhancement on boundaries and E7 surprises
Nov 21 ?

Nov 28
Lotte Hollands
(Caltech)
Fenchel-Nielsen coordinates from spectral networks
Dec 5
Anton Kapustin
(Caltech)
Dec 12
Shin Nakamura
(Kyoto)
Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions and a Nonequilibrium Critical Point from AdS/CFT