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Events on Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar
Everyone is Listening for Something”, a musical celebration of the nature writings of Aldo Leopold, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and August Derleth.
Time: 12:05 pm
Place: 4274 Chamberlin (refreshments will be served)
Speaker: Douglas Hill, UW School of Music
Abstract: One composer’s interpretive considerations, experimentations, and eventual solutions while setting such writings to music. (Including recorded examples.)<br>
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Host: Clint Sprott
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Chaos & Complex Systems Seminar
Everyone is Listening for Something”, a musical celebration of the nature writings of Aldo Leopold, Sigurd F. Olson, Henry David Thoreau, and August Derleth
Time: 12:05 pm
Place: 4274 Chamberlin Hall (refreshments will be served)
Speaker: Douglas Hill, UW School of Music
Abstract: One composer’s interpretive considerations, experimentations, and eventual solutions while setting such writings to music. (Including recorded examples.)
Host: Clint Sprott
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Council Meeting
Council Meeting
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: 2314 Chamberlin hall
Speaker: Albrecht Karle
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Theory Seminar (High Energy/Cosmology)
N=3 four dimensional field theories
Time: 3:30 pm
Place: 5280 Chamberlin
Speaker: Diego Regalado, University of Munich
Abstract: I will describe a class of four dimensional field theories constructed by quotienting ordinary N=4 U(N) SYM by particular combinations of R-symmetry and SL(2,Z) automorphisms. These theories appear naturally on the worldvolume of D3 branes probing terminal singularities in F-theory, where they can be thought of as non-perturbative generalizations of the O3 plane. I will focus on cases preserving only 12 supercharges, where the quotient gives rise to theories with coupling fixed at a value of order one. These constructions possess an unconventional large N limit described by a non-trivial F-theory fibration with base AdS5×(S5/Zk). Upon reduction on a circle the N=3 theories flow to N=6 ABJM theories.
Host: Gary Shiu
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