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 2018 Schedule

DateSpeakerTopic
8/29Organizational Meeting
9/5Andy NeitzkeSL(3) connections on the punctured projective line
9/12David Ben-ZviVertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches I
9/26David Ben-ZviVertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches II
10/3David Ben-ZviVertex Algebras towards Higgs Branches III
10/10Behzat ErgunInfinite chiral symmetry in four dimensions
10/17Saebyeok JeongOpers, surface defects and Yang-Yang functional
10/24Jacques DistlerChiral algebras of class S, Part 1
10/31Jacques DistlerChiral algebras of class S, Part 2
11/7Ali ShehperVertex Algebras and 4-manifold invariants
11/14Dylan Butson4d N=2 in Omega background and boundary conditions in 3d N=4
11/28Andy NeitzkeVOA and Schur indices
12/5Qianyu HaoVOA and 3d N=4 theories

References

Brave New Vertex Algebras

Gauge Theory and Integrable Systems

Miscellaneous Papers


Old References

(Higher) Symmetries, Anomaly-Matching and Phases of QCD

Mathematics Papers on 2-Groups