# Mathematics Colloquia and Seminars

Series | Organizer | ||
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PDE and Applied Math Seminar | J. Hunter (F), S. Shkoller (W), K. Luli (S) | Past | Future |

Algebra & Discrete Mathematics | E. Babson (S), C. O'Neill (W), M. Vazirani (F) | Past | Future |

Algebraic Geometry | G. Kuperberg (S), E. Carlsson (W), E. Gorskiy (F) | Past | Future |

Geometry/Topology | A. Jacob (F), J. Schultens (W), C. Even Zohar (S), M. Trnkova (S) | Past | Future |

Mathematical Biology | M. Vazquez (F), R. Guy (W), S. Walcott (S) | Past | Future |

Mathematical Physics & Probability | C. Tracy (F), P. Koroteev (W), B. Nachtergaele (S) | Past | Future |

Optimization | (Special topics only) | Past | Future |

QMAP Seminar | A. Waldron (F), T. Dimofte (W), A. Schwarz (S) | Past | Future |

Colloquium | J. De Loera, J. Hunter, M. Luu | Past | Future |

GGAM Colloquium | Past | Future | |

Distinguished Lecture Series | J. De Loera, J. Hunter, M. Luu | Past | Future |

Student-Run Applied & Math Seminar | J. Shu, D. Weber | Past | Future |

Student-Run Geometry/Topology Seminar | M. Ponce | Past | Future |

Student-Run Algebraic Geometry Seminar | O. Kivinen, P. Kshirsagar | Past | Future |

Student-Run Optimization and Variational Analysis | Past | Future | |

Featured Campus Seminars | Past | Future | |

Special Events | Past | Future |

### Past Talks

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Yoshihiko Matsumoto, Osaka |

Fri, Apr 13 2018, 12:10PM | CR geometry and ACH-Einstein metrics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Anton Zeitlin, Louisiana State University |

Fri, Apr 6 2018, 12:10PM | Super-Teichmueller Theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Dongmin Gang, IPMU |

Fri, Mar 16 2018, 11:00AM | The 3d Index and Compact 3-Manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ben Davison, Glasgow & Edinburgh |

Fri, Mar 9 2018, 11:00AM | BPS cohomology and Yangians | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Stephen McKeown, Princeton |

Fri, Mar 2 2018, 11:00AM | Cornered Asymptotically Hyperbolic Einstein Metrics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Stephen McKeown, Princeton |

Fri, Mar 2 2018, 11:00AM | Cornered Asymptotically Hyperbolic Einstein Metrics | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Sergei Gukov, Caltech |

Tue, Feb 27 2018, 3:10PM | Colloquium: Conformal symmetry and 4-manifiolds | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Shlomo Razamat, Technion |

Wed, Feb 21 2018, 11:00AM | The Eight field way | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Theo Johnson-Freyd, Perimeter Institute |

Fri, Feb 9 2018, 11:00AM | Moonshine Anomalies | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Dylan Butson, Perimeter Institute |

Fri, Feb 2 2018, 11:00AM | Boundary Chiral Algebras for 3d N=4 Theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | VIctor Mikhaylov, Simons Center |

Fri, Jan 26 2018, 11:00AM | Teichmuller TQFT vs Chern-Simons Theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Laura Fredrickson, Stanford |

Fri, Jan 19 2018, 11:00AM | The ends of the Hitchin moduli space | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ryan Thorngren, Berkeley |

Fri, Jan 12 2018, 11:00AM | Time Reversal Anomalies and Topological Phase transitions in the Gauged Linear Sigma Models | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Alex Postnikov, MIT |

Fri, Dec 8 2017, 1:30PM | Polypositroids and membranes | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Fri, Dec 1 2017, 1:30PM | Quantum deformation of planar amplitudes | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Arnav Tripathy, Harvard |

Fri, Nov 17 2017, 1:30PM | Special cycles and BPS jumping loci | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Miroslav Rapcak, Perimeter Institute |

Fri, Nov 10 2017, 1:30PM | Vertex Operator Algebras via Topological Vertex Like Construction | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ingmar Saberi, Heidelberg |

Fri, Nov 3 2017, 1:30PM | Lattice field theories, hierarchy, and holography | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Dmitry Tonkonog, UC Berkeley |

Fri, Oct 27 2017, 1:30PM | Lagrangian mutations and enumerative geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | James Dilts, San Diego |

Fri, Oct 20 2017, 1:30PM | When do spacetimes have constant mean curvature slices? | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Nima Arkani-Hamed, IAS |

Tue, Oct 17 2017, 2:00PM | Spacetime, Quantum Mechanics and Positive Geometry Continued | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, Davis |

Fri, Oct 13 2017, 1:30PM | Contact Geometry and Quantum Mechanics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Richard Derryberry, UT Austin |

Fri, Oct 6 2017, 1:30PM | Self-Dual Hitchin Systems from Theories of Class S | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Shawn Cui, Stanford |

Fri, Sep 29 2017, 1:30PM | Higher Categories and Topological Quantum Field Theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | A. Turbiner, UNAM |

Tue, Jul 11 2017, 4:10PM | 3-body problem: ground state. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Christos Mantoulidis, Stanford |

Fri, May 26 2017, 1:15PM | Fill-ins, extensions, scalar curvature, and quasi-local mass | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Mykola Dedushenko, Caltech |

Fri, May 19 2017, 1:15PM | 4-manifold invariants and 2d CFT | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Michele Schiavina, UC Berkeley |

Fri, Apr 28 2017, 12:15PM | BV-BFV formalism and General Relativity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Clay Córdova, IAS |

Fri, Apr 21 2017, 1:00PM | BPS States and Chiral Algebras | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Sean Curry, UCSD |

Fri, Apr 14 2017, 1:15PM | The geometry of CR submanifolds in CR manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Anton Zeitlin, Columbia |

Fri, Mar 17 2017, 12:15PM | Quantum equivariant K-theory and quantum spin chains | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ian Anderson, Utah State |

Fri, Mar 10 2017, 12:15PM | The Many Faces Of the Exceptional Lie Algebra G_2 | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Stephan Stolz, Notre Dame |

Fri, Feb 24 2017, 12:15PM | From factorization algebras to functorial field theories | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Nicolai Reshetikhin |

Tue, Feb 21 2017, 12:00PM | Limit shapes and correlation functions in dimer models | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Zaslow, Northwestern |

Fri, Feb 17 2017, 12:15PM | Open Gromov-Witten invariants via cluster theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Erik Carlsson, UC Davis |

Fri, Feb 10 2017, 12:15PM | AGT and the Segal-Sugawara construction | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Piotr Sulkowski, University of Warsaw |

Tue, Jan 31 2017, 12:30PM | Knots and quivers | |

1147 MSB | QMAP Seminar | Pieter Naaijkens, UCD |

Fri, Jan 27 2017, 12:15PM | The mathematics of topologically ordered phases | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | John Francis, Northwestern |

Fri, Jan 13 2017, 12:15PM | Factorization Homology | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Harold Williams, UT Austin |

Fri, Dec 9 2016, 12:15PM | The Affine Grassmannian and 4d N=2 Gauge Theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | David Jordan, Edinburgh |

Fri, Dec 2 2016, 12:15PM | The quantum character topological field theory | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Philsang Yoo, Northwestern |

Thu, Nov 17 2016, 11:00AM | Physics of Langlands Dualities | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Maxim Grigoriev, Lebedev |

Wed, Nov 9 2016, 4:10PM | Supergeometry of gauge PDE and (presymplectic) AKSZ models | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Callum Quigley, Toronto |

Fri, Nov 4 2016, 12:15PM | Second quantized MSW strings on K3 fibrations | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jacob Bourjailly, Neils Bohr |

Fri, Oct 28 2016, 12:15PM | Stratifying On-Shell Cluster Varieties | |

MSB 2112 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ian Anderson, Utah State |

Mon, Oct 24 2016, 12:00AM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Lev Rozansky, UNC, Chapel Hill |

Fri, Oct 21 2016, 12:15PM | Flag varieties, Gukov-Witten defect and HOMFLY-PT link homology II | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Lotte Hollands, Heriot-Watt (Edinburgh) |

Fri, Oct 14 2016, 12:15PM | Spectral networks, Strebel differentials, and non-Lagrangian QFT's | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ori Ganor, Berkeley |

Fri, Oct 7 2016, 12:15PM | Ray Operators in 5d Super Conformal Field Theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Arnab Rudra, Davis |

Fri, Sep 30 2016, 12:15PM | Mass renormalization in string theory and decomposition of the moduli space of Riemann surfaces | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Natalie Paquette, Stanford |

Fri, Sep 23 2016, 12:15PM | Moonshine, Automorphy, and String Theory | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Sebastian Franco, City College of New York, CUNY |

Thu, Jun 9 2016, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Daniele Galloni, University of Durham, UK |

Thu, Jun 2 2016, 3:10PM | TBA | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Laura Fredirickson, University of Texas, Austin |

Thu, May 26 2016, 3:10PM | From the Hitchin component to opers | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Peter Koroteev, UC Davis |

Thu, May 19 2016, 3:10PM | On Elliptic Algebras and Large-n Supersymmetric Gauge Theories | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Felix Haehl, University of Durham, UK |

Thu, May 12 2016, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Chi-Ming Chang, Berkeley Center for Theoretical Physics, UC Berkeley |

Thu, May 5 2016, 3:10PM | TBA | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Nima Lashkari, Center for Theoretical Physics, MIT |

Thu, Apr 28 2016, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Michael Gutperle, Department of Physics and Astronomy, UCLA |

Thu, Apr 21 2016, 3:10PM | Holographic entanglement entropy for surface operators and defects | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Kohei Iwaki, Nagoya University and the University of Toronto |

Thu, Apr 14 2016, 3:10PM | Exact WKB analysis and spectral networks | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Erik Tonni, SISSA |

Fri, Apr 8 2016, 1:10PM | Some geometrical aspects of entanglement in CFT & Holography | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Aleksey Cherman, University of Washington |

Thu, Apr 7 2016, 3:10PM | Large N emergent symmetries in confining gauge theories | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Arnab Rudra, University of Cambridge |

Thu, Mar 31 2016, 3:10PM | Type I/Heterotic Duality and M-theory amplitudes | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Sasha Zhiboedov, Harvard Univ |

Thu, Mar 24 2016, 3:10PM | The S-matrix bootstrap and leading Regge trajectory | |

Phys Dept 432 | QMAP Seminar | Ahmed Almheiri, Stanford Univ |

Thu, Mar 17 2016, 3:10PM | Linearity of Holographic Entanglement Entropy | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ning Bao, Caltech |

Wed, Mar 9 2016, 2:30PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ning Bao, Caltech |

Wed, Mar 9 2016, 2:30PM | Holographic Entanglement Inequalities | |

Phys Dept 432 | QMAP Seminar | Vyacheslav Lysov, Caltech |

Thu, Mar 3 2016, 3:10PM | Asymptotic Fermionic Symmetry From Soft Gravitino Theorem | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Perlmutter, IAS |

Thu, Feb 25 2016, 3:10PM | Bounding the Space of Holographic CFTs with Chaos | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Steve Carlip, UC Davis, Phys. Dept |

Thu, Feb 11 2016, 3:10PM | Four-dimensional entropy from three-dimensional gravity | |

Phys Dept 432 | QMAP Seminar | Xi Dong, IAS |

Thu, Feb 4 2016, 3:10PM | Entanglement, Spacetime, and Quantum Error Correction | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eugene Gorsky, UC Davis, Math Dept |

Thu, Jan 28 2016, 3:10PM | Refined Chern-Simons theory and invariants of torus knots | |

Phys Dept 432 | QMAP Seminar | David Poland, Yale Univ |

Thu, Jan 21 2016, 3:10PM | Mysteries in the Bootstrap | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UC Davis, Math. Dept |

Thu, Jan 14 2016, 3:10PM | Quantization of Hitchin's spectral curves and "opers" | |

Phys Dept 432 | QMAP Seminar | Adam Jacob, UC Davis, Math. Dept |

Thu, Jan 7 2016, 3:10PM | Special Lagrangians, deformed Hermitian-Yang-Mills, and stability. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Shamil Shakirov, Harvard |

Thu, Dec 10 2015, 3:10PM | Refined Chern-Simons theory in genus two | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Shamit Kachru, Stanford |

Thu, Dec 3 2015, 3:10PM | Which quantum field theories have emergent gravity? | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Swapnamay Mondal, HRI |

Thu, Nov 19 2015, 3:10PM | Black Hole microstate counting using pure D brane systems | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Robin Graham, University of Washington, Seattle |

Thu, Nov 12 2015, 3:10PM | Higher-dimensional Willmore energies via minimal submanifold asymptotics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | John Fuini, University of Washington, Seattle |

Thu, Nov 5 2015, 3:10PM | Far-from-equilibrium dynamics of a strongly coupled non-Abelian plasma with non-zero charge density or external magnetic field | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Various, U.C. Davis |

Fri, Oct 30 2015, 10:30AM | Quantum Mathematics and Physics | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Various, U.C. Davis |

Thu, Oct 29 2015, 3:00PM | Quantum Mathematics and Physics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ramalingam Loganayagam, Princeton |

Thu, Oct 22 2015, 3:10PM | The Fluid Manifesto: Schwinger Keldysh and the emergence of fluid dynamics | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Rafe Mazzeo, Stanford |

Thu, Oct 15 2015, 3:10PM | The Kapustin-Witten equations with Nahm pole boundary conditions | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 8 2015, 3:10PM | Axiomatic conformal field theory and AdS/ CFT correspondence. | |

Physics 432 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 1 2015, 3:10PM | The Singular Yamabe Problem and Conformal Hypersurface Invariants | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Sharpe, Virginia Tech |

Mon, May 11 2015, 4:10PM | Some recent developments in 2d (0,2) theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Peter Koroteev |

Thu, Apr 9 2015, 3:10PM | Defects and Quantum Seiberg-Witten Geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Tudor Dimofte, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton |

Fri, Dec 12 2014, 4:10PM | Boundary conditions and symplectic duality in 3d N=4 theories | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, University of Erlangen |

Thu, Nov 20 2014, 4:10PM | The Erlangen Program and General Relativity: Spacetime, Geometrodynamics, and Observers. | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Alexander Turbiner, UNAM |

Wed, Oct 15 2014, 4:10PM | PLANAR QUANTUM ELLIPTIC DYNAMICS: INTEGRABILITY, SOLVABILITY, DISCRETE SYMMETRY | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, Math Dept UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 9 2014, 4:10PM | Is Quantum Gravity a Chern-Simons Theory? | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Anton Zeitlin, Colombia |

Tue, May 27 2014, 1:10PM | Sigma models and Beltrami-Courant differentials | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Hovhannes KHUDAVERDIAN, Manchester |

Thu, May 22 2014, 4:10PM | Differential operators on the extended manifolds and operator pencils on the algebra of densities. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Pavel Putrov, Caltech |

Thu, May 15 2014, 4:10PM | Exact Solutions of 2d SQCDs | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Sebastian Franco, Durham |

Thu, Apr 17 2014, 4:10PM | A New Class of QFTs: from D-branes to the Geometry of Scattering Amplitudes | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Vasilisa Shramchenko, Sherbrooke, Canada |

Thu, Apr 3 2014, 4:10PM | Poncelet theorem and PainlevÃ© VI | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Markus Luty, UC Davis, Phys Dept |

Thu, Mar 6 2014, 4:10PM | Scale without Conformal Invariance: Destructive Quantum Field Theory? | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Vincent Bouchard, University of Alberta |

Thu, Feb 20 2014, 4:10PM | Quantum curves and Hitchin systems | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ekaterina Amerik, HSE, Moscow |

Thu, Feb 13 2014, 4:10PM | Rational curves on hyperkahler manifolds. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Anatoly Preygel, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Feb 6 2014, 4:10PM | The "microlocalization" of coherent sheaves | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Alexei Oblomkov, University of Massachusetts |

Thu, Jan 30 2014, 4:10PM | Topological vertex, colored knot invariants and plane curve singularities. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Laura Schaposnik, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign |

Thu, Jan 16 2014, 4:10PM | Real slices of the moduli space of Higgs bundles | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 9 2014, 4:10PM | The quantum curve for CP^1 | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Greg Kuperberg, UC Davis |

Thu, Dec 5 2013, 4:10PM | A von Neumann approach to quantum metrics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 21 2013, 4:10PM | Infinite-dimensional determinants, tau and theta | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Rakibur Rahman, UniversitÃ© Libre de Bruxelles |

Thu, Nov 14 2013, 4:10PM | Gravitational Interactions of Higher-Spin Fermions | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Rod Gover, University of Auckland, New Zealand |

Tue, Nov 12 2013, 4:10PM | Compactification and Einstein metrics (joint meeting with Geometry/Topology seminar) | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Nigel Higson, Penn State |

Mon, Oct 28 2013, 4:10PM | On the Dirac operator approach to the quantization commutes with reduction problem | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Roberto Bonezzi, University of Bologna, Italy |

Thu, Oct 17 2013, 4:10PM | Worldline approach to noncommutative field theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 10 2013, 4:10PM | Discrete quantum curves | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 3 2013, 4:10PM | Quantum curves, Hitchin fibrations, and the Eynard-Orantin theory | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UC Davis Mathematics |

Thu, May 30 2013, 3:10PM | Massive gravity? | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Johannes Walcher, McHill University (Toronto, Canada) |

Thu, May 16 2013, 3:10PM | Mirror symmetry for open strings, geometry and arithmetic | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis |

Thu, May 9 2013, 3:10PM | Quantization and holomorphic anomaly | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis |

Tue, Apr 16 2013, 4:10PM | Quantum curves. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCDavis |

Tue, Apr 9 2013, 4:10PM | Topological recursion | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis |

Thu, Mar 7 2013, 4:10PM | Algebraic K-theory and integrality in the theory of topological strings. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Darren Shih, UCBerkeley |

Thu, Feb 28 2013, 4:10PM | Freudenthal gauge theories | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Prof. Alexander Turbiner, UNAM, Mexico City |

Wed, Feb 13 2013, 4:10PM | A new family of planar solvable and integrable Schroedinger operators | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Daniel Krefl, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Feb 7 2013, 4:10PM | Orbifolded vs. refined partition functions | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jerry Kaminker, UC Davis |

Thu, Jan 31 2013, 4:10PM | Algebraic K-theory, regulators and the volume conjecture in knot theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCDavis |

Thu, Jan 17 2013, 3:10PM | The Borot-Eynard-Orantin theory and the Bloch regulators in K-theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Omid Saremi, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Dec 6 2012, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford |

Thu, Nov 29 2012, 3:10PM | AdS Locality and Conformal Field Theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Liam Fitzpatrick, Stanford |

Thu, Nov 29 2012, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Renjung Xu, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 15 2012, 3:10PM | Integral invariants in flat superspace | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Bergshoeff, Groningen |

Thu, Nov 1 2012, 3:10PM | A Different Look at Massive Gravity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Alessandro Vichi, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Oct 25 2012, 3:10PM | Solving the 3D Ising model with conformal bootstrap | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Daniel Krefl, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Oct 18 2012, 3:10PM | The deformation space of topological string theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UC Davis |

Thu, Oct 4 2012, 3:10PM | Higher Form Problems and Almost Riemannian Geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Bergshoeff, Groningen |

Mon, Oct 1 2012, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Eric ergshoeff, Groningen |

Mon, Oct 1 2012, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Pasha Mnev, MSB |

Tue, Jun 12 2012, 4:10PM | Topological quantum field theory on triangulated manifolds coming from BV integrals | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Roberto Bonezzi, Bologna University |

Tue, Jun 5 2012, 4:10PM | Quantum theories of (p,q)-forms | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Antonino Marciano, Haverford Coll. & Princeton U. |

Tue, May 29 2012, 4:10PM | Towards a spin-foam uniﬁcation of gravity and Yang-Mills interactions. | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Massimo Porrati, New York U., CCPP |

Wed, May 23 2012, 5:10PM | On the Unitarity of Critical Gravity, Other Higher-Derivative Theories, and High Spin Randall-Sundrum Theories. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Stephen Kwok, UCLA |

Tue, May 15 2012, 4:10PM | THE GEOMETRY (AND ALGEBRA) OF PI-INVERTIBLE SHEAVES | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Hai Siong Tan, UC Berkeley |

Tue, May 8 2012, 4:10PM | Aspects of Three-dimensional Higher-Spin Gravity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Douglas Stanford, Stanford |

Tue, May 1 2012, 4:10PM | Bubbles and Fractal Flows | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Bianca Letizia Cerchiai, Milano University |

Tue, Apr 24 2012, 4:10PM | Magic coset decompositions for groups of type E7 | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Joshua Cooperman, UC Davis |

Tue, Apr 17 2012, 4:10PM | Exploring quantum Horava-Lifshitz gravity with causal dynamical triangulations | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jeremie Bouttier, Saclay |

Tue, Apr 10 2012, 4:10PM | The nested loop approach to the O(n) model on random lattices | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Anton Khoroshkin, stony brook |

Tue, Apr 3 2012, 4:10PM | Inclusion-exclusion principle in homological algebra | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCDavis, Math. Dept |

Tue, Mar 13 2012, 4:10PM | From topological string theory to algebraic geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis, Math Dept |

Tue, Mar 6 2012, 4:10PM | Closed string field theory and its generalizations | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis, Math.Dept |

Tue, Feb 28 2012, 4:10PM | Equivariant cohomology of Sato Grassmannian and shifted symmetric functions. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Henrique Gomes, Phys Dept, UCDavis |

Tue, Feb 21 2012, 4:10PM | An introduction to Shape Dynamics | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Rita Fioresi, University of Bologna, Italy |

Tue, Feb 14 2012, 4:10PM | The Minkowski and conformal superspaces | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Steven Duplij, Karazin Kharkov National University, Ukraine |

Tue, Feb 7 2012, 4:10PM | NONLINEAR ELECTRODYNAMICS AND SUPERSYMMETRY | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Bruno Nachtergaele, UCDavis, Math. Dept |

Tue, Jan 31 2012, 12:00AM | Automorphic equivalence of gapped ground states and the classification of gapped phases | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andreas Albrecht, Physics Dept, UCDavis |

Tue, Jan 24 2012, 4:10PM | Cosmological puzzles for mathematicians | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Misha Kapovich, UCDavis, Math.Dept |

Tue, Jan 17 2012, 4:10PM | Affine Buildings | |

Physics 416 | QMAP Seminar | Jorge Santos, Santa Barbara |

Wed, Nov 16 2011, 3:10PM | Gravitational turbulent instability of Anti-de Sitter space | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Misha Kapovich, Davis |

Wed, Nov 9 2011, 3:10PM | What are buildings? | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Daniel Berwick-Evans, UCBerkeley |

Wed, Nov 2 2011, 3:10PM | Supersymmetric field theories and topology | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | David Cherney, U.C. Davis |

Wed, Oct 26 2011, 3:10PM | Cosmological Bubble Correlations and p-adic Conformal Symmetree. | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Daniel Harlow, Stanford |

Wed, Oct 19 2011, 3:10PM | Eternal Symmetree | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Charles Melby-Thompson, UC Berkeley |

Wed, Oct 12 2011, 3:10PM | Gauge Symmetry and Dynamics in Anisotropic Gravity | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Andrade, Santa Barbara |

Wed, Oct 5 2011, 3:10PM | Beyond the unitarity bound in AdS/CFT | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jeffrey Case, UCSB |

Wed, May 18 2011, 3:10PM | Quasi-Einstein Metrics and Conformal Geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UCDavis, Math.Dept |

Wed, May 11 2011, 3:10PM | Tractors, Gravity, Two Times and Higher Spins | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Johannes Broedel, Physics Dept, Stanford University |

Wed, Apr 27 2011, 3:10PM | Maximally supersymmetric path integrals | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Kevin Schaeffer, UCBerkeley |

Wed, Apr 13 2011, 3:10PM | Wall Crossing, Quivers, and Dimers | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Frank Liou, UCDavis, Math.Dept |

Wed, Apr 6 2011, 3:10PM | Infinite-dimensional Grassmannian and moduli spaces. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ori Ganor, UCBerkeley |

Wed, Mar 2 2011, 3:10PM | S-duality-a new twist | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UCDavis |

Wed, Feb 23 2011, 3:10PM | Introduction to super Yang-Mills theory and S-duality | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Patrick Dragon, Math Dept, UCDavis |

Wed, Feb 16 2011, 3:10PM | Integrality in Kac-Moody algebras. | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jian Zhou, Tsinghua University, Beijing |

Wed, Feb 9 2011, 3:10PM | Integrality properties of local mirror maps | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Steve Carlip, Phys Dept, UCDavis |

Wed, Jan 26 2011, 3:10PM | Extremal and Nonextremal Kerr/CFT Correspondences | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Steve Carlip, Phys Dept, UCDavis |

Wed, Jan 26 2011, 3:10PM | Extremal and Nonextremal Kerr/CFT Correspondences | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCDavis |

Wed, Jan 19 2011, 3:10PM | Infinite-dimensional Grassmannian and string theory | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Renjun XU, Dept of Physics, UCDavis |

Wed, Dec 1 2010, 4:10PM | Homology of Lie algebra of supersymmetries | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Emanuele Latini, UCDavis |

Wed, Nov 3 2010, 4:10PM | CONES, COMPLEX CONES AND QUATERNIONIC CONES | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Roberto Bonezzi, Bologna Univ (Italy) |

Wed, Oct 20 2010, 4:10PM | U(N) spinning particles and higher spin fields on Kaehler backgrounds | |

MSB 2240 | QMAP Seminar | Giuseppe Torri, Imperial College, London |

Thu, May 27 2010, 3:10PM | Brane tilings, M2-branes and Chern-Simons Theories | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, UCD |

Wed, Apr 21 2010, 3:10PM | Extended Topological Gauge Theory | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | David Cherney, UC Davis |

Wed, Apr 7 2010, 3:10PM | Detour Quantization of a SUGRA Minisuperspace Model | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Karl Hallowell |

Wed, Mar 3 2010, 4:10PM | Discussion of an information-theoretic model of gravity, derived by Erik Verlinde | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Karl Hallowell |

Wed, Mar 3 2010, 4:10PM | Discussion of an information-theoretic model of gravity, derived by Erik Verlinde | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Sergey Cherkis, Dublin |

Thu, Jan 7 2010, 12:10PM | Yang-Mills Instantons in Curved Backgrounds from String Theory | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Pat Dragon, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 25 2009, 4:10PM | Twisted de Rham Cohomology and Physics Over a Ring | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Guido Festuccia, uc santa cruz |

Wed, Nov 18 2009, 4:10PM | a bound on the Superpotential | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Guido Festuccia, Santa Cruz California University |

Wed, Nov 11 2009, 4:10PM | A Bound on the Superpotential | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Wed, Nov 4 2009, 4:10PM | Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism, L-infinity and A-infinity algebras, and deformations | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 28 2009, 4:10PM | Batalin-Vilkovisky formalism, L-infinity and A-infinity algebras, and deformations | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Frank Liou, UC Davis |

Wed, Oct 21 2009, 4:10PM | The topology of Sato-Grassmannian | |

MSB 2106 | QMAP Seminar | Emanuele Orazi, Turin polytechnic institute and INFN, italy |

Wed, Oct 7 2009, 4:10PM | introduction to FDA | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Catherine Meusburger, Hamburg |

Tue, Jun 9 2009, 2:10PM | Observables in Three Dimensional Quantum Gravity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Catherine Meusburger, Hamburg |

Mon, Jun 8 2009, 2:10PM | Introduction to Observables in Three Dimensional Quantum Gravity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Chris Rogers, UC Riverside |

Thu, May 28 2009, 3:10PM | Lie 2-algebras from 2-plectic geometry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Rajesh Kommu, UCD Physics |

Thu, May 21 2009, 3:10PM | Causal Dynamical Triangulations | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Ori Ganor, Berkeley |

Thu, Apr 30 2009, 3:10PM | From S-Duality to Chern-Simons via Minimal Strings | |

MSB 2240 | QMAP Seminar | Marcus Afshar, UCD Physics |

Tue, Apr 21 2009, 3:10PM | Quasilocal Energy in FRW Cosmology | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Marc Rieffel, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Apr 2 2009, 3:10PM | Dirac operators for compact coadjoint orbits (and for matrix algebras that converge to them?) | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Hans Jockers, SITP, Stanford |

Thu, Mar 12 2009, 3:10PM | Towards open-string mirror symmetry for compact Calabi-Yau geometries | |

MSB 1147 | QMAP Seminar | Vincent Bouchard, Harvard University |

Tue, Mar 3 2009, 3:10PM | An algebraic geometry perspective on heterotic string phenomenology | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCD |

Thu, Feb 19 2009, 3:30PM | Quantum mechanics and homological algebra | |

MSB 2122 | QMAP Seminar | Bianca Cerchiai, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Feb 12 2009, 3:10PM | Mapping the geometry of exceptional Lie groups | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UC Davis |

Thu, Feb 5 2009, 3:10PM | Space and Time From Translation Symmetry | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Catherine Williams, Stanford |

Thu, Jan 29 2009, 3:10PM | Asymptotic behavior of marginally trapped tubes | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, UCD |

Thu, Jan 22 2009, 12:00AM | 2-groups and their representations (II) | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, UCD |

Thu, Jan 15 2009, 3:00PM | 2-groups and their representations | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | |

Thu, Jan 8 2009, 3:10PM | Quantum Geometry Organizational Meeting | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Dmitri Fuchs, UCD |

Thu, Dec 4 2008, 3:10PM | A Lie Algebra Cohomology Primer | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Mithat Unsal, Stanford |

Tue, Nov 18 2008, 2:30PM | Deformed Type IIB matrix models, lattice supersymmetry and twisting | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | A. Waldron, Davis |

Thu, Nov 13 2008, 3:10PM | 280 -- Geometry and Gauge Theory | |

MSB 2117 | QMAP Seminar | D Wise, UC Davis |

Thu, Nov 6 2008, 3:10PM | Ponzano Regge Discussion Group | |

MSB 2115 | QMAP Seminar | Shannon McCurdy and Anthony Tagliaferro, UC Berkeley |

Thu, Oct 30 2008, 3:10PM | Star Products for Differential Forms on Symplectic Manifolds | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Waldron, UCD |

Thu, Oct 23 2008, 3:10AM | Tractors, Weyl Invariance and Mass | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | |

Thu, Oct 2 2008, 3:10PM | Reading/Discussion on the Ponzano-Regge model of 3d quantum gravity | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCD |

Thu, May 8 2008, 11:00AM | Recent Developments in Topological String Theory and Virasoro Constraints | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Don Marolf, UCSB |

Thu, May 1 2008, 11:00AM | Setting the boundary free in AdS/CFT | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Jeffrey Morton, University of Western Ontario |

Fri, Mar 14 2008, 3:10PM | Extended TQFT's and Quantum Gravity | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Garrett Lisi |

Fri, Mar 7 2008, 3:10PM | ||

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Jason Hole, UC Davis |

Fri, Feb 29 2008, 3:10PM | An introduction to some models of gravity | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Steve Carlip, UC Davis, Physics |

Fri, Feb 22 2008, 3:10PM | Black hole entropy and the problem of universality | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | David Cherney, UC Davis |

Fri, Feb 15 2008, 3:10PM | Introduction to BRST quantization | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Ben Freivogel, UC Berkeley |

Fri, Feb 8 2008, 3:10PM | Asymptotics of eternal inflation | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Jerry Kaminker |

Fri, Feb 1 2008, 3:10PM | K-theory, K-homology, and duality | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | (Group) |

Fri, Jan 25 2008, 3:10PM | (Discussion/reading of Lee Smolin's paper) | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Abrar Shaukat, UC Davis |

Fri, Jan 18 2008, 3:10PM | Conformal Geometry, Tractors, and Physics | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, UC Davis |

Fri, Jan 11 2008, 3:10PM | Particles and Strings in BF Theory and Gravity | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Karl Hallowell, UC Davis |

Wed, Dec 12 2007, 3:10PM | Non-commutative Geometry and String Field Theory | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Emanule Latini, University of Bologna |

Fri, Dec 7 2007, 3:10PM | Counting states with BRST Path Integrals | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Matthew Headrick, Stanford |

Fri, Nov 30 2007, 3:10PM | Hedgehog black holes and the deconfinement transition | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Emanuele Latini, U. Bologna |

Fri, Nov 23 2007, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Derek Wise, UC Davis |

Fri, Nov 16 2007, 3:10PM | Gravity and Cartan Geometry | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Bayram Tekin, University of Ankara |

Fri, Nov 9 2007, 3:10PM | Conserved charges in generic gravity theories | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Kirill Saraikin, Caltech |

Fri, Nov 2 2007, 3:10PM | Extremal black holes and refined topological strings | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | David Cherney, UC Davis |

Fri, Oct 26 2007, 3:10PM | T Duality | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Alberto Iglesias, UC Davis |

Fri, Oct 19 2007, 3:10PM | The clock ambiguity and the emergence of physical laws | |

MSB 3240 0 | QMAP Seminar | Karl Hallowell, UC Davis |

Fri, Oct 12 2007, 3:10PM | TBA | |

MSB 3240 | QMAP Seminar | Group Discussion, UC Davis |

Fri, Oct 5 2007, 3:10PM | Discuss the clcok ambiguity paper | |

MSB 0 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCD |

Fri, Apr 20 2007, 3:10PM | The Hitchin Integrable Systems, Geometric Langlands,and Homological Mirror Symmetry | |

MSB 0 | QMAP Seminar | Andrew Neitzke, Princeton |

Fri, Apr 13 2007, 3:10PM | Quaternionic geometry, supersymmetric black holes and topological string theory | |

MSB 0 | QMAP Seminar | Motohico Mulase, UCD |

Fri, Apr 6 2007, 12:00AM | From Galois representations to homologicalmirror symmetry via integrable systems | |

MSB 2240 | QMAP Seminar | Jonathon Block, U Penn |

Tue, Nov 28 2006, 12:10PM | Deformations of Fourier-Mukai transforms and noncommutative geometry. | |

MSB 2240 | QMAP Seminar | Alessandro Tomasiello, Stanford |

Fri, Nov 17 2006, 3:10PM | Supersymmetric black holes from internal dimensions in string theory | |

MSB 2112 0 | QMAP Seminar | Sergey Prokushkin, Toronto |

Tue, May 30 2006, 4:10PM | Geometric Model for Complex Non-Kaehler Manifolds with SU(3) Structure | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Misha Movshev, Princeton |

Mon, Apr 10 2006, 2:00PM | Odd Chern-Simons theory on pure spinors | |

MSB 3106 | QMAP Seminar | Albert Schwarz, UCD |

Wed, Feb 8 2006, 11:10AM | Integrality of Instanton Numbers and the p-adic B-model | |

MSB 2112 | QMAP Seminar | Albion Lawrence, Brandeis |

Wed, Dec 14 2005, 1:10PM | Closed string tachyon dynamics and worldsheet RG | |

Kerr 693 | QMAP Seminar | Anke Knauf, DESY |

Wed, Dec 7 2005, 1:10PM | Geometric Transitions on non-Kaehler manifolds | |

Kerr 693 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Sharpe, Utah |

Wed, Oct 12 2005, 1:10AM | Heterotic generalizations of 2d topological field theories | |

Kerr 0 | QMAP Seminar | |

Tue, May 31 2005, 12:00AM | ||

Kerr 0 | QMAP Seminar | Sergei Gukov, Harvard |

Thu, May 12 2005, 12:00AM | TBA | |

Phys Geo 416 | QMAP Seminar | Andreas Karch, University of Washington |

Tue, May 10 2005, 4:10PM | Hologravity | |

Phys Geo 416 | QMAP Seminar | Tom Banks, UC Santa Cruz |

Fri, May 6 2005, 4:10PM | Thoughts on the Quantum Theory of Stable de Sitter Space | |

Kerr 693 | QMAP Seminar | Michael Movshev, Institut Mittag Leffler |

Thu, Apr 28 2005, 4:10PM | Supersymmetric deformations of Yang-Mills theory in dimension 10 -new results | |

PhysGeo 416 | QMAP Seminar | Maulik Parikh, Columbia |

Thu, Dec 16 2004, 2:00PM | De Sitter's Dual: Finite Fuzzy Fermionic Fock Space | |

PhysGeo 512 | QMAP Seminar | Eric Gimon, Berkeley |

Tue, Dec 7 2004, 1:10PM | Domain Walls, Godel and Hypertubes. | |

Kerr 593 | QMAP Seminar | Indrajit Mitra, Berkeley |

Tue, Nov 30 2004, 1:10PM | A Strong Quantum Effect on the Dynamics of Moduli | |

Kerr 593 0 | QMAP Seminar | Radu Tatar, Berkeley |

Tue, Nov 23 2004, 1:10PM | Geometric Transitions, Non-Kahler manifolds and Effective Field Theories | |

Kerr 593 | QMAP Seminar | Elie Garbatov, UC San Diego |

Tue, Nov 9 2004, 1:10PM | Supersymmetry and the Landscape | |

PhysGeo 512 | QMAP Seminar | Veronika Hubeny, Stanford |

Tue, Oct 26 2004, 1:10PM | Probing bulk via correlators | |

Kerr 593 | QMAP Seminar | Henriette Elvang, UC Santa Barbara |

Tue, Oct 19 2004, 1:00PM | Black rings and supertubes | |

Phys-Geo 416 | QMAP Seminar | Klaus Behrndt, Potsdam |

Tue, Oct 12 2004, 4:15PM | Fixing of moduli by fluxes in type IIA string theory | |

Kerr 693 | QMAP Seminar | Jan Plefka, MPI Potsdam |

Fri, Sep 17 2004, 2:10PM | On the integrability of plane wave matrix theory |