High Energy Theory Seminars: Fall 2009All seminars will be held in 469 Lauritsen on Fridays at 11AM, unless otherwise noted. The organizer for this seminar is Kirill Saraikin. 
Date 
Speaker 
Title 
Slides 

Oct 2 
No Talk 


Oct 9 
Jonathan Heckman (IAS) 
Aspects of Ftheory GUTs 
pdf 

Oct 16 
Eva Silverstein (KITP) 
AdS/CFT with small extra dimensions 
pdf


Oct 16 1pm 
Linus Wulff (INFN) 
The
superstring in AdS4xCP3 
pdf 

Oct 23 
Anatoly Dymarsky (IAS) 
Supersymmetric Wilson loops in N=4 SYM and pure spinors 
pdf 

Oct 30 
Schlomo Razamat (Stony Brook) 
Aspects of Symmetric Product Orbifolds 
pdf


Oct 30 1pm 
Alexander Westphal (Stanford) 
Gravity Waves & Chaotic Inflation in String Theory 
pdf


Nov 6 
Christoph Sieg (Niels Bohr Inst.) 
Perturbative spectra in gauge theories with gravity duals
at four loops and beyond 
pdf


Nov 13 
Roman Jackiw (MIT) 
Fractional charge in timeinversion invariant systems 

Nov 20 
Shamit Kachru (KITP) 
Holography of charged dilaton black holes 
pdf


Nov 27 
No Talk 
Happy Thanksgiving! 

Dec 4 
Ayan Mukhopadhyay (HRI) 
Universal Phenomena in Strongly Coupled Gauge Theories and Gravity 

Dec 11 
Clifford Cheung (Berkeley) 
Twistor Space and the SMatrix 

Dec 18 
No Talk 
Happy Holidays! 
