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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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 | Ali Shehper | Comments on global symmetries, anomalies and dualities in (2+1) dimensions |
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Date | Speaker | Topic |
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1/17 | Organizational Meeting and Discussion | |
1/24 | Val Zakharevich | Comments on global symmetries, anomalies, and duality |
1/31 | Dan Freed | On gauging finite subgroups |
2/7 | Andy Neitzke | Theta, time reversal, and temperature I |
2/14 | Andy Neitzke | Theta, time reversal, and temperature II |
2/21 | Fei Yan | Theta, time reversal, and temperature III |
2/28 | Arun Debray | 2-groups |
3/7 | Jacques Distler | Phases of $\mathrm{QCD}_4$, I |
3/21 | Chris Beem | TBA |
3/28 | Mario Martone | Phases of $\mathrm{QCD}_4$, II |
4/4 | Mario Martone | Phases of $\mathrm{QCD}_4$ III |
4/11 | Ali Shehper | Phases of $\mathrm{QCD}_3$ |
4/18 | Andy Neitzke | Abelianization of Chern-Simons |
4/25 | Sebastian & Shehper | On 2-Group Global Symmetries and Their Anomalies |
5/2 |
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G. C. Baez, A. D. Lauda, “Higher-dimensional algebra V: 2-groups”
C. J. Schommer-Pries, “Central extension of smooth 2-groups and a finite-dimensional string 2-group”