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Semper FI? Supercurrents, R-symmetries, and the Status of Fayet-Iliopoulos Terms in Supergravity

Abstract:  Recently, there has been a great deal of discussion concerning
the consistency of Fayet-Iliopoulos (FI) terms in theories which are also
coupled to gravity.  In this talk, I give an overview of this question and
review its current status.