Geometry and String Theory
HomePage
This is the homepage for the UT Geometry and String Theory Seminar. At the organizational meeting we will flesh out the details of our plans for the semester. Below are some suggestions to get us started.

Fall 2017 Schedule
Date Speaker Topic 8/30 Organizational Meeting
9/6 Introduction + Komargodski video (pt 1)
9/13 Komargodski video (pt 2)
9/20 Ivan Tulli anomalies, part 1
9/27 Sebastian Schulz anomalies, part 2
10/4 Sebastian Schulz anomalies, part 4
10/11 Arun Debray anomalies in discrete symmetries
10/18 Arun Debray anomalies in discrete symmetries, 2
10/25 Fei Yan Generalized Global Symmetries, Part I
11/1 Philip Argyres
11/8 Fei & Ravi Generalized Global Symmetries, Part II
11/15 Ravi Mohan Generalized Global Symmetries, Part III
11/29 Clay Cordova
12/6

References
(Higher) Symmetries, Anomaly-Matching and Phases of QCD
A. Kapustin, R. Thorngren, “Anomalies of discrete symmetries in various dimensions and group cohomology ”
D. Gaiotto, A. Kapustin, N. Seiberg and B. Willett, “Generalized Global Symmetries ”
F. Benini, P. Hsin and N. Seiberg, “Comments on global symmetries, anomalies, and duality in (2+1)d ”
D. Gaiotto, A. Kapustin, Z. Komargodski and N. Seiberg, “Theta, Time Reversal, and Temperature ”
Z. Komargodski and N. Seiberg, “A Symmetry Breaking Scenario for $\text{QCD}_3$ ”
D. S. Freed, Z. Komargodski, N. Seiberg, “The Sum Over Topological Sectors and θ in the 2+1-Dimensional CPⁱ σ-Model ”
D. Gaiotto, Z. Komargodski and N. Seiberg, “Time-Reversal Breaking in $\text{QCD}_4$ , Walls, and Dualities in 2+1 Dimensions ”