High Energy Theory Seminars: Winter/Spring 2017

All seminars will be held in 469 Lauritsen on Fridays at 11AM, unless marked in red.
The organizer for this seminar is Martin Fluder.

Jan 6
Sarah Harrison
(Harvard University)
K3 String Theory, Lattices, and Moonshine
Jan 13
Márk Mezei
(Princeton University)
Moving the CFT into the bulk
Jan 20
Shu-Heng Shao
Indices, Particles, Surfaces, and Monsters
Jan 27
Guy Gur-Ari
(Stanford University)
Black Holes and Random Matrices
Feb 3
Simeon Hellerman
(Kavli IPMU)
Feb 10
Xi Dong
Entanglement, Gravity, and Quantum Error Correction
Feb 17
Maxime Gabella
Spectral Networks, BPS Graphs, and BPS Quivers
Feb 24
Claire Zukowski
(Columbia University)
Emergent de Sitter Spaces from Entanglement Entropy
Mar 3
Jaewon Song
Macdonald index and chiral algebra
Mar 10
Joshua Erlich
(College of William & Mary)
Quantum Gravity: A Free Lunch
Mar 17
Ethan Dyer
(Stanford University)
Information loss from partition functions at late times
Mar 24 Tudor Dimofte
(QMAP, UC Davis)
Equivariance and the cosmological constant
Mar 31
Andy Neitzke
(University of Texas at Austin)
Abelianization in complex Chern-Simons theory
Apr 7
Tom Hartman
(Cornell University)
Causality and Universality at Strong Coupling
Apr 14
Chi-Ming Chang
(QMAP, UC Davis)
Chaos in 2D CFT and Spinning Particle in AdS
Apr 21
Ingmar Saberi
(University of Heidelberg)
Holographic Lattice Field Theories
Apr 28
Efrat Gerchkovitz
(Weizmann Institute)
Vortices in 4d, N=2 SQCD and their Worldsheet Theory from Supersymmetric Localization
May 5

May 5

Shamil Shakirov
(Harvard University)

Gabriel Wong
(University of Virginia)
Integrability of refined Chern-Simons theory

Entanglement Branes in a two-dimensional String Theory

May 12
Veronika Hubeny
(QMAP, UC Davis)
Covariant Entanglement Constructs
May 19
Gary Horowitz
(UC Santa Barbara)
Applications of light-cone cuts in holography
Special Geometry & Physics Seminar:
May 19
Alexei Oblomkov
(University of Massachusetts)
Mirror Symmetry for HOMFLYPT Knot Homology
May 26

May 26
Thomas Dumitrescu
(Harvard University)
Robert Myers
(Perimeter Institute)
New Indices in Four-Dimensional N=2 Theories

Complexity in Holographic Theories and QFT
Jun 2
Vatche Sahakian
(Harvey Mudd College)
Emergent spacetime and Quantum Entanglement in Matrix theory
Jun 9
Andreas Karch
(University of Washington)
Dualities in 2+1 Dimensions and Quantum Hall Physics.
Special Summer Seminar:
July 25
Koji Hashimoto
(Osaka University)
Time Evolution of Complexity in Abelian Gauge Theories - And Playing Quantum Othello Game -

Archived High Energy Theory Seminar Schedules:
Fall 2016Spring 2016Fall 2015Spring 2015Fall 2014Spring 2014Winter 2014Fall 2013Spring 2013Winter 2013Fall 2012Spring 2012Winter 2012Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Winter 2011Fall 2010Spring 2010Winter 2010Fall 2009Spring 2009Winter 2009Fall 2008Spring 2008Winter 2008 Fall 2007, Winter 2007, Fall 2006, Spring 2006, Fall 2005, Spring 2005, Fall 2004, Spring 2004, Fall 2003, Spring 2003, Fall 2002, Spring 2002, Fall 2001, Spring 2001

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