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.
Date | Speaker | Topic |
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1/21 | Organizational Meeting | |
1/28 | Tudor Dimofte | A three-dimensional bridge between physics and mathematics |
2/4 | Jacques Distler | Super Riemann Surfaces |
2/11 | Jacques Distler | Super Riemann Surfaces, II |
2/18 | Bei Jia | Superstring Perturbation Theory |
2/25 | Harold Williams | CY3 categories associated to SL_2 Hitchin systems |
3/4 | Andrew Neitzke | Chern-Simons and abelianization |
3/11 | Dan Xie | Topology of RG and Morse theory |
3/25 | Fei Yan | Elliptic genera of 2d N=2 gauge theories (1308.4896) |
4/1 | Andy Trimm | Elliptic genus of E-strings (1411.2324) |
4/8 | Yinan Zhu | 6d SCFT |
4/15 | Tom Mainiero + Richard Hughes | |
4/22 | Tom Mainiero + Richard Hughes | |
4/29 | Andrew Neitzke + Harold Williams | |
5/6 | Andrew Neitzke + Harold Williams |
Costello and Scheimbauer, Lectures on mathematical aspects of (twisted) supersymmetric gauge theories
T. Nguyen, Quantization of the Nonlinear Sigma Model Revisited
K. Ohmori and Y. Tachikawa, Physics at the entangling surface
K. Maruyoshi, Y. Tachikawa, W. Yan, K. Yonekura, Dynamical Supersymmetry Breaking with T_N Theory
S. Ashok, F. Cachazo, E. Dellâ€™Aquila, Childrenâ€™s Drawings From Seiberg-Witten Curves
E. Witten, Supersymmetry and Morse theory
Mirzakhani on Witten conjecture