Lectures on Conformal Field Theory

Spring 2015 Mathematics G6440 section 001
Columbia University, Department of Mathematics
Day/Time: TR 4:10pm-5:25pm
Location: 407 Mathematics Building

Instructor: Anton Zeitlin


  1. G. Segal, "Definition of Conformal Field Theory".
  2. K. Gawedzki, "Lectures on Conformal Field Theory".
  3. E. Frenkel, D. Ben-Zvi, "Vertex Algebras and Algebraic Curves".
  4. G. Moore, N. Seiberg, "Lectures on RCFT".

Part I: Geometry and Conformal Field Theory

Part II: Vertex operator algebras and applications

Rational CFT

Chiral de Rham complex and Mirror symmetry