BCDE Seminar

The BCDE Seminar is usually held on Thursdays at 12 noon in Loomis 464, although occasionally it will be held in the Math Department.

Information for Visitors

2006-07 Schedule

Date Speaker and Title
9/14 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Vishnu Jejjala (Durham University, Math)
''Exploring the Geometry of N=1 Vacua''
10/26 (Thursday)
12:00 pm (ESB 3-110)
Toby Stafford (University of Michigan, Math)
Sklyanin algebras and Hilbert schemes of points.''
11/9 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Niko Jokela (University of Helsinki, Physics)
''A Thermodynamical Interpretation of Time for a Rolling Tachyon''
11/16 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Eric Sharpe (University of Utah, Math)
''Heterotic Compactifications with Arbitrary Bundles''
12/5 (Tuesday)
11:00 am (Altgeld 241)
Kevin Costello (Northwestern University, Math)
2/27 (Tuesday)
11:00 am
Andrei Caldararu (University of Wisconsin, Math)
''Categorical approach to the Mukai pairing''
3/15 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Hisham Sati (Yale University, Math)
''The E8 gauge theory in eleven dimensions''
3/29 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Ilarion Melnikov (University of Chicago, Physics)
''Non-Local A-Model Observables from the Coulomb Branch''
4/10 (Tuesday)
12:00 pm (322 Loomis)
Nelia Mann (University of Chicago, Physics)
''Classical Integrability for Open Strings in an AdS background''
4/19 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Nora Ganter (University of Illinois, Math)
4/26 (Thursday)
12:00 pm
Philippe DiFrancesco (CEA-Saclay)
''Integrable Combinatorics: from Loop Gas to Orbital Varieties''

Previous Semesters

Fall 2005 schedule
Spring 2005 schedule

Fall 2004 schedule

For further information contact Rob Leigh (rgleigh at uiuc.edu) or Matt Ando (mando at math.uiuc.edu).