Theory Seminar

Except where otherwise noted, the seminars are held on Tuesdays at 11 am 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.

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Fall 2018 Seminars


Tuesday, September 4, 2018
Christian Jepsen (Princeton)
"p-Adic Holography"


Tuesday, September 11, 2018
No seminar (Rosh Hashanah)


Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Sabrina Pasterski (Harvard)
"Superrotations and Celestial Correlators"


Tuesday, September 25, 2018
No seminar (Brandeis Monday)


Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Onkar Parrikar (UPenn)
"Emergent classical spacetime from microstates of an incipient blackhole"


Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Sergei Dubovsky (New York University)
"Complementarity from Identity"


Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Albion Lawrence (Brandeis University)
"Effective field theory and quintessence"


Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Jacopo Sisti (SISSA)
"Holographic Entanglement Entropy in AdS_4/BCFT_3 and the Willmore Functional"


Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Matthew Reece (Harvard)
"Large Field Ranges, UV Cutoffs, and Photon Masses"


Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Lampros Lamprou (MIT)
"Entanglement Holonomies"


Tuesday, November 13, 2018 
Daniel Jafferis (Harvard)
"Entanglement in 2D Gravity"


Tuesday, November 20, 2018
TBA


Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Nemanja Kaloper (UC Davis)
Title TBA


Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Mark Van Raamsdonk (University of British Columbia)
Title TBA


Tuesday, December 11, 2018
TBA