Here, I collect some of my seminar slides (and a few posters from the days of my youth). Use at your own risk — sometimes I tell little white lies in talks if it makes for better exposition or avoids boring technicalities. If in doubt, consult my papers here.
Reducible but indecomposable — for Yvan Saint-Aubin, in celebration of his retirement, Integrable systems, exactly solvable models and algebras, Centre de Recherches Mathématiques, Montéal (virtual), 6/10/2022.
A higher-rank logarithmic Kazhdan–Lusztig correspondence, Representation Theory XVII, Dubrovnik, 4/10/2022.
Exploring higher-rank logarithmic vertex operator algebras, Representation theory, Vertex and Chiral Algebras, Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, Rio de Janeiro (virtual), 21/3/2022.
Vertex algebras and modularity, Frontiers in Representation Theory, MATRIX Creswick, 24/2/2022.
A Kazhdan–Lusztig correspondence for a vertex algebra associated to sl3, AustMS Meeting, University of Newcastle (virtual), 8/12/2021.
Relaxed modules and logarithmic CFT, Quantum Field Theories and Quantum Topology Beyond Semisimplicity, Banff (virtual), 1/11/2021.
Inverse quantum hamiltonian reduction, The Art of Mathematical Physics (a conference to celebrate the 60th birthday of Hubert Saleur), Institut de Physique Théorique CEA-Saclay (virtual), 20/9/2021.
The spectral theorem (and what it's good for), Highlights of Mathematical Physics, University of Melbourne (virtual), 19/8/2021.
Weight modules for sl3 minimal models, Rocky Mountain Representation Theory Seminar (virtual), 7/5/2021.
The Nappi–Witten model as a logarithmic CFT, ANZ String Theory Seminar (virtual), 4/12/2020.
A tale of monstrous moonshine, Highlights of Mathematical Physics, University of Melbourne (virtual), 12/10/2020.
A new approach to W-algebras, Geometry, Algebra, Mathematical Physics and Topology Seminar, Cardiff University (virtual), 25/6/2020.
Bosonic ghosts: modularity for a non-rational CFT, University of Tokyo (virtual), 18/5/2020.
Fractional-level WZW models, ANZAMP Congress, Tweed Heads, 5/2/2020.
Representations of affine vertex algebras: beyond category O, AustMS Meeting, Monash University, 4/12/2019.
Representations of affine vertex algebras, Workshop on Vertex Operator Algebras and Related Topics, Tianyuan Mathematical Center, Chengdu, 19/8/2019.
Representations of affine vertex algebras, The Mathematical Foundation of Conformal Field Theory and Related Topics, Chern Institute of Mathematics, Tianjin, 14/6/2019.
A higher-rank fractional-level Wess-Zumino-Witten model, ANZAMP Congress, Merimbula, 6/2/2019.
Modularity beyond rationality, Subfactors in Sydney, UNSW, 4/2/2019.
An introduction to logarithmic conformal field theory, International Congress on Mathematical Physics, Montreal, 24/7/2018.
sl3 weight modules and higher-rank logarithmic CFT, ANZAMP Congress, Auckland, 31/1/2018.
The standard module formalism: modularity and logarithmic CFT, Integrability in Low-Dimensional Systems, MATRIX Creswick, 29/6/2017.
A (gentle) introduction to logarithmic conformal field theory, Integrability in Low-Dimensional Systems, MATRIX Creswick, 27/6/2017.
Boundary algebras and scaling limits for logarithmic minimal models, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, 24/10/2016.
Non-rational CFTs and the Verlinde formula, AustMS Meeting, Flinders University, 30/9/2015.
Non-C2-cofinite VOAs and the Verlinde formula, Lie Algebras, Vertex Operator Algebras and Related Topics, University of Notre Dame, 16/8/2015.
Classifying Representations for Conformal Field Theory, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, 6/8/2015.
Beyond Rational Conformal Field Theory, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne, 18/6/2015.
Modular Transformations, Representation Theory and Physics, Department of Mathematics Colloquium, University of New South Wales, 19/5/2015.
Two-Dimensional Superconformal Algebras, Institute for Geometry and its Applications, University of Adelaide, 17/4/2015.
Symmetric Jack Polynomials and Fractional Level WZW Models, ANZMP8 Meeting, Melbourne, 10/12/2014.
Parabolic Verma Modules, Bosonic Ghost Systems and Logarithmic CFT, 30th International Colloquium on Group Theoretical Methods in Physics, Ghent, 15/7/2014.
Module Categories for Affine VOAs at Admissible Level, Erwin Schrödinger Institute, Vienna, 17/3/2014.
Modular Properties of Non-Rational Conformal Field Theory, ANZAMP Congress, Mooloolaba, 27/11/2013.
Non-Negative Integer Verlinde Coefficients for Fractional Level WZW Models, AustMS Meeting, University of Sydney, 3/10/2013.
The Wess-Zumino-Witten Model on SL(2;R), Pacific Rim Mathematical Association Congress, Shanghai, 25/6/2013.
Fractional Level Wess-Zumino-Witten Models, Modular Transformations and Verlinde Formulae, Hausdorff Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, 10/12/2012.
Modular Properties of Fractional Level WZW Models, ANZAMP Congress, Lorne, 4/12/2012.
Wess-Zumino-Witten Models on Lie Supergroups, Institute for Geometry and its Applications, University of Adelaide, 17/10/2012.
Conformal Field Theory and the Modular Group, Department of Mathematics Colloquium, University of Queensland, 17/9/2012.
What's New in Critical Lattice Phenomena?, Research School of Physics and Engineering, Australian National University, 1/12/2011.
Lattice Discretisations of Integrable Sigma Models, Mathematical Sciences Institute, Australian National University, 9/11/2011.
Affine sl(2) at k=-1/2, beta gamma Ghosts and Logarithmic CFT, Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris, 3/10/2011.
Lattice Discretisations of Integrable Sigma Models, Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Bologna, 15/9/2011.
Indecomposable Modules for the Virasoro Algebra, University of Melbourne, 2/5/2011.
A (Gentle) Introduction to Lie Superalgebras, La Trobe University, 29/4/2011.
D-Brane Charges in Wess-Zumino-Witten Models, University of Adelaide, 18/10/2010.
Anything You Can Do..., Founder's Day Talk, Australian National University, 15/10/2010.
Indecomposable Representations in Physics, AustMS Meeting, University of Queensland, Brisbane, 29/9/2010.
Whither Indecomposability?, Lethbridge University, Alberta, 25/8/2010.
Fractional Level WZW Models as Logarithmic CFTs, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 25/2/2010.
Indecomposable Modules for the Virasoro Algebra, Centre de Recherche Mathématiques, Montréal, 15/9/2009.
Quantum Symmetries and Integrable Sigma Models, Albert Einstein Institute, Potsdam, 1/7/2009.
Quantum Symmetries and Lattice Regularisations, DESY, Hamburg, 3/6/2009.