Date

Speaker

Title

Slides

Oct 3

Jared
Kaplan
(Harvard and IAS)

What
is the Simplest Quantum Field Theory?


Oct 10

Gary Horowitz
(UCSB)

Holographic
Superconductors


Oct 17

Konstantin
Bobkov
(SLAC)

TeV scale
physics from G2 compactifications of Mtheory


Oct 17
1pm

Don Marolf
(UCSB)

Unitarity
and Holography in Gravitational Physics


Oct 24

Eva
Silverstein
(Stanford)

Gravity
Waves and Linear Inflation from Axion Monodromy


Oct 24
1pm

Arnab Kundu
(USC)

External
Fields and the Dynamics of Flavours in Holographic Duals of Large N
Gauge Theories


Oct 31

Yu
Nakayama
(Berkeley)

Index for
nonrelativistic superconformal field theory  from LLM to ABJM and BL


Oct 31
1pm

Diego Hofman
(Princeton)

Conformal
Collider Physics


Nov 7

Michael
Kiermaier
(MIT)

The
BCFT Boundary State from Open String Fields


Nov 7
1pm

Matthias
Wapler
(Perimeter)

Applied
String Theory: Transport Properties of Holographic Defects


Nov 13
2pm

Sheer
ElShowk
(Amsterdam)

Quantizing
N=2 Multicenter Solutions


Nov 14

Diego
RodriguezGomez
(Princeton)

Towards
M2 branes probing generic toric singularities


Nov 18
2pm
Loc: Lauritsen 248

Hans
Jockers
(Stanford)

Effective
superpotentials and open/closedstring mirror symmetry


Nov 18
4pm
Loc: Downs 103

Lance
Dixon
(Stanford)

Gluon
Scattering in N=4 superYangMills theory from weak to strong coupling


Nov 21

Gonzalo
Torroba
(Rutgers)

Four
dimensional structure of string compactifications


Nov
28

No Talk

Happy
Thanksgiving!


Dec 5

Emery
Sokatchev
(LAPTH)

Dual
superconformal symmetry of scattering amplitudes in N=4 SuperYangMills


Dec 5
1pm

David Vegh
(MIT)

SemiFlatland


Dec 10
2pm

Michael
Mulligan
(Stanford)

Holography
and Dynamical Critical Phenomena


Dec 12

Andrew
Waldron
(Davis)

Weyl
Invariance and the Origins of Mass


Dec 19

No Talk

Happy
Holidays

