String Geometry Seminar

Thursdays, 2:45-3:45 P.M.
LCB 222

University of Utah

Spring 2004 Schedule

Date Speaker Title
January 22 Javier Fernandez Some geometric aspects of the moduli of Calabi-Yau manifolds I
February 5 Javier Fernandez Some geometric aspects of the moduli of Calabi-Yau manifolds II
February 12 Javier Fernandez Some geometric aspects of the moduli of Calabi-Yau manifolds III
February 19 Daniele Arcara An introduction to Toric Varieties
February 26 Daniele Arcara An introduction to Toric Varieties II
March 4 Grisha Mikhalkin Enumerative tropical algebraic geometry in R^n
March 8 Grisha Mikhalkin Tropical curves in R^3
March 11 Renzo Cavalieri QFT 101: the beginning of the story
March 18 Spring Break No Seminar
March 25 Aaron Bertram QFT 101: the beginning of the story II
March 31, 2PM, LCB 222 Bumsig Kim Quantum Cohomology via D-module (after Guest)
April 1 Aaron Bertram QFT 101: the beginning of the story III
April 8 F. Sato Quantum Mechanics 101, I
April 15 F. Sato Quantum Mechanics 101, II
April 22 E. Allaud QFT in dimension 1 : links with Hodge Theory and Morse Theory

Fall 2003 Schedule

Date Speaker Title
September 18 Yuan-Pin Lee Symplectic loop spaces and genus zero Gromov--Witten theory I
September 25 Yuan-Pin Lee Symplectic loop spaces and genus zero Gromov--Witten theory II
October 2 Fall break No Seminar
October 9 Eric Sharpe Some mathematical aspects of D-branes (notes)
October 23 Jian Dai Orbifolding matrix theory and deconstructing type II string
November 13 Aaron Bertram Toward mirror symmetry of nonabelian quotients
November 20 William Linch III M-theory, Fluxes, and 3D, N=1 Supergravity
November 27 Thanksgiving break No Seminar
December 11 Kentaro Hori Calabi-Yau Orientifolds

Organizers

Katrin Becker Yuan-Pin Lee Javier Fernandez

Links

Conference on String Geometry
Former talks
Department of Mathematics, University of Utah
Department of Physics, University of Utah
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