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Theory Group Seminars and Special Talks

Fall 2011

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Tues 8/30
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

No Seminar Today


Tues 9/06
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Higher Derivative Corrections to D-brane Actions from T-duality and Disc Amplitudes (Abstract)

Dr. Daniel Robbins Texas A&M University


Thur 9/08
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Please see Brown Bag listings for a 2PM informal talk today


Tues 9/13
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Please see Brown Bag listings for a 2PM informal talk today


Thur 9/15
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Please see Brown Bag listings for a 2PM informal talk today


Tues 9/20
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Inflation in supergravity and string theory (Abstract)

Prof. Andrei Linde Stanford University


Thur 9/22
12:30 PM
RLM 9.202

Please see Brown Bag listings for a 12:30PM informal talk today


Tues 9/27
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

No Seminar Today


Tues 10/4
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

When Worlds Collide/Polarize! (Abstract)

Dr. Thomas Levi University of British Columbia


Tues 10/11
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Future infinity, solipsism and de Sitter holography (Abstract)

Dr. Dionysios Anninos Stanford University


Tues 10/18
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Flavor symmetries and processes with tops (Abstract)

Prof. Jure Zupan , University of Cincinnati


Tues 10/25
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Quantum information and entanglement in holographic theories (Abstract)

Dr. Matthew Headrick , Brandeis University


Tues 11/01
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Strings on non-kahler manifolds

Dr. Allan Adams MIT


Tues 11/08
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

A Natural Language for AdS/CFT Correlators and the Holographic S-Matrix

Dr. Jared Kaplan SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory


Tues 11/15
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Quantum moduli space of N=2 Chern-Simons quivers, AdS4/CFT3 and D6-branes

Dr. Francesco Benini Princeton University


Tues 11/22
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Path-Integral Jets (Abstract)

Dr. David Krohn Harvard University


Tues 11/29
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

The Wasteland of Random Supergravities (Abstract)

Dr. Timm Wrase Cornell University


Fri 12/02
2:00 PM
RLM 5.104

Special Colloquium

Cosmic Information: IT from BIT, from BITs in IT (Abstract)

Prof. J. Richard Bond Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics, CITA


Tues 12/06
2:00 PM
RLM 7.104

Theory Group Seminar

Azimuthal Decay Correlations of Top Quarks at the LHC (Abstract)

Dr. Brock Tweedie Boston University


Tues 12/13
2:00 PM
RLM 9.202

Informal Seminar

Is Quantum Theory exact? Collapse models and possible violations of quantum linearity towards the macroscopic scale (Abstract)

Dr. Angelo Bassi University of Trieste


Seminars

Theory Group Seminar and Special Talks
All talks are Tuesday at 2 PM, in RLM 7.104, unless otherwise noted

Physics Colloquium
All talks are Wednesday at 4:15 PM, in RLM 4.102, unless otherwise noted

Brown Bag Meetings
All meetings are Thursdays, 12:30-1:30 PM, in RLM 9.222, unless otherwise noted

These meetings will consist, typically, of a short talk on current research or other matters of interest to the group, followed by an open discussion. The emphasis is on the open discussion, so meeting agendas might not be regularly announced.

Geometry and String Theory Seminars
All meetings are Wednesdays, at noon, in RLM 8.136, unless otherwise noted

Texas Cosmology Center Seminars
Meeting times as announced