High Energy Theory Seminars: Winter 2008All seminars will be held in 469 Lauritsen on Fridays at 11AM, unless otherwise noted. The organizer for this seminar is Joseph Marsano (). 
Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Slides 
*Jan 9* *2pm* 
Oren Bergman
(IAS)

The
phase diagram of holographic QCD 

Jan 11 
Masashi
Hamanaka (Nagoya U) 
Noncommutative
Solitons and Integrable Systems 
ppt 
Jan 18 
Magdalena
Larfors (Uppsala) 
New
Paths in the String Theory Landscape 
pdf 
Jan 25 
Laurence Yaffe (Washington) 
Heavy
quarks in strongly coupled plasma 

Feb 1 
Jason Kumar (Irvine) 
Dynamical
Supersymmetry Breaking in String Models 
pdf,ppt 
Feb 8 
Yuji Tachikawa (IAS) 
New
N=2 SDuality and AdS/CFT 
pdf 
Feb 15 
Alex Buchel (Western Ontario) 
Boostinvariant
plasma in AdS/CFT 
pdf 
Feb 15 *1pm* 
SooJong
Rey (Seoul) 
VortexQuark
Interaction in N=4 SYM from AdS/CFT Correspondence 

Feb 20 *2pm* 
Ryuichiro
Kitano (Los Alamos) 
Sweet
Spot Supersymmetry 
pdf 
Feb 22 
NO TALK 
NO TALK 

Feb 29 
David Berenstein (UCSB) 
A
strong coupling expansion for N=4 SYM and other superconformal field
theories 
pdf 
Feb 29 *24pm* 
Dima Orlov (Steklov Institute) 
Physics and
Geometry Seminar Series Title: Dbranes in LandauGinzburg models and Mirror Symmetry 

Mar 5 *2pm* 
Katrin
Becker (Texas A&M) 
Fluxes,
torsion, and heterotic strings 

Mar 7 
Romuald
Janik (Jagellonian) 
Luscher
formulas and fluctuations around the giant magnon 

Mar 14 
Albert Schwarz (Davis) 
Arithmetic
geometry and topological string theory 

Mar 21 
Dam Son (Washington) 
Axial
anomaly and magnetic properties of finitedensity QCD 
pdf 
Mar 28 
No Talk 
Spring
Recess 
