Geometry and String Theory

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

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
10/31Arun DebrayAnomalies of duality groups and extended conformal manifolds
11/7Ali ShehperFivebranes and 4-manifolds
11/14Qianyu HaoVertex operator algebras and 3d N=4 gauge theory
11/28Sebastian SchulzIntegrability and 4d gauge theory I
12/5Ivan TulliIntegrability and 4d gauge theory II


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