Southeastern regional
mathematical string theory meeting

This is the webpage for the southeastern regional mathematical string theory meeting, held every six months (early April and early October), often at Duke University but occasionally elsewhere.

Next meeting:

The next meeting will be Saturday, April 8, 2022 at Virginia Tech.

Speakers tentatively include Ibrahima Bah (Johns Hopkins), Naomi Gendler (Cornell), Max Hubner (U Penn), Tristan Hubsch (Howard), Yichul Choi (Stony Brook).

Tentative schedule:

Discrimination / diversity:

The organizers of this meeting are committed to building a diverse, welcoming, and inclusive research environment. We support the non-discrimination statement of the AWM, which can be found here. Any attendee or speaker is welcome to contact any of the organizers directly if he or she feels harassed or excluded.


At VT, there are coffee shops in the Johnson Student Center and near Main St.

For visitors to the area:


We have (limited) funding available to reimburse students and postdocs, both those speaking and those merely attending who, because of distance travelled, need to spend a night in a hotel, courtesy of NSF grant PHY-2014086.
IMPORTANT: If you wish to be reimbursed, see here for the paperwork you will need to provide, and also let Eric Sharpe know that you will wish to be reimbursed.

Previous regional meetings:

For information on previous meetings, see here.

Other upcoming meetings of interest:

A list of upcoming events in VA can be found here.

In addition, June 2-4 2023 will be the Richmond geometry festival, at Virginia Commonwealth University, which has some string and string-adjacent talks.

Blacksburg area attractions:

For those not acquainted with the area, there are a number of things to see. In no particular order, a few include: