Theory Seminar

Except where otherwise noted, the seminars are held on Mondays at 11:00am in Abelson 307 (directions to Abelson). The length of the talk depends on the mode of presentation: 60 minutes for a computer talk, and 80 minutes for a blackboard talk.

Fall 2014


Sept. 8
Christoph Keller (Rutgers)
3d Gravity, Universality and Poincare Series


Sept. 15
Steven Avery (Brown)
General Bounds on the Evolution of Entanglement Entropy


Sept. 22
Dan Freedman (MIT)
Explicitly Broken Supersymmetry with Exactly Massless Moduli


Sept. 29
Jared Kaplan (Johns Hopkins)
AdS Locality, Gravity, and Black Hole Physics from the CFT Bootstrap


Oct. 6
Ida Zadeh (Brandeis)


Oct. 13
Dam Thanh Son (U. Chicago) 


Oct. 20
Robert Penna (MIT)


Oct. 27
Jie Gu (Bonn University)


Nov. 3
Parthasarathi Majumdar (Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics)


Nov. 10
Albion Lawrence (Brandeis)


Nov. 17
Thomas Dumitrescu (Harvard)


Nov. 24
Ben Safdi (MIT)


Dec. 1
Masoud Soroush (Brandeis)


Spring 2015


Jan. 12
TBA 


Jan. 26
TBA


Feb. 2
TBA


Feb. 9
TBA


Feb. 23
Aron Wall (IAS)


March 2
TBA


March 9
TBA


March 16
TBA


March 23
TBA


March 30
Tom Hartman (Cornell) 


April 13
TBA


April 20
TBA


April 27
TBA

 

Archive of Past Theory Seminars