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 2018 Schedule
Date
Speaker
Topic
8/29
Organizational Meeting
9/5
Andy Neitzke
SL(3) connections on the punctured projective line
9/12
David Ben-Zvi
Vertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches I
9/26
David Ben-Zvi
Vertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches II
10/3
David Ben-Zvi
Vertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches III
10/10
Behzat Ergun
Infinite chiral symmetry in four dimensions
10/17
Saebyeok Jeong
Opers, surface defects and Yang-Yang functional
10/24
Jacques Distler
Chiral algebras of class S, Part 1
10/31
Jacques Distler
Chiral algebras of class S, Part 2
11/7
Ali Shehper
Vertex Algebras and 4-manifold invariants
11/14
Dylan Butson
4d N=2 in Omega background and boundary conditions in 3d N=4
11/28
Andy Neitzke
VOA and Schur indices
12/5
Qianyu Hao
VOA and 3d N=4 theories
Spring 2019 Schedule
Date
Speaker
Topic
1/23
Arun Debray
Anomalies of duality groups and extended conformal manifolds