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Theory Group
Fall 2015

Wed 08/26
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
 
Organizational Meeting

Thu 08/27
12:30 pm
RLM 9.222
Brown Bag Meeting
 
Organizational Meeting

Mon 08/31
3:00 pm
RLM 9.222
Theory Group Phenomenology Meeting
 
Topics of interest to particle physics phenomenologists

Tue 09/01
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
To be announced!

Tue 09/01
4:30 pm
RLM 9.222
Relativity Seminar
 
Organizational Meeting

Wed 09/02
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Kitaev's Toric Code 
Valentin Zakharevich, UT Austin, Mathematics (Abstract)

Thu 09/03
12:30 pm
RLM 9.222
Brown Bag Meeting
 
Theory Group members discuss their work.

Tue 09/08
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
To be announced!

Wed 09/09
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Intro to CFT I
Behzat Ergun, UT Austin, Physics & Dr. Daniel Allcock, UT Austin, Mathematics

Tue 09/15
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. David Simmons-Duffin, Caltech

Wed 09/16
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
TBA
Dr. David Simmons-Duffin, Caltech

Tue 09/22
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
Anomalies, Conformal Manifolds, and Spheres
Dr. Nathan Seiberg, IAS Princeton (Abstract)

Tue 09/29
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Cobi Sonnenschein, Tel Aviv University

Wed 09/30
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Intro to CFT II
Behzat Ergun, UT Austin, Physics & Dr. Daniel Allcock, UT Austin, Mathematics

Thu 10/01
12:30 pm
RLM 9.222
Brown Bag Meeting
Gravity as the square of Yang-Mills
Alexandros Anastasiou, Imperial College, London (Abstract)

Tue 10/06
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Michael Peskin, SLAC

Wed 10/07
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Unitary Irreps of the Conformal Algebra
Dr. David Ben-Zvi, UT Austin, Mathematics

Wed 10/07
4:15 pm
RLM 4.102
Physics Colloquium
TBA
Dr. Michael Peskin, SLAC

Tue 10/13
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Silviu Pufu, Princeton University

Wed 10/14
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Invariants of Dirac Operators
Dr. Dan Freed, UT Austin, Mathematics

Tue 10/20
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Sasha Zhiboedov, Harvard

Wed 10/21
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Fermions and Topological Phases (Witten)
Dr. Sam Gunningham, UT Austin, Mathematics

Tue 10/27
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Michele Del Zotto, Harvard University

Wed 10/28
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
TBA
Dr. Michele Del Zotto, Harvard University

Tue 11/03
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Chris Sheehy, University of Chicago

Wed 11/04
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
Unitary Irreps of the Superconformal Algebra
Dr. Andy Neitzke, UT Austin, Mathematics

Tue 11/10
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Yue Zhang, Caltech

Wed 11/11
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
The Superconformal Index
Fei Yan, UT Austin, Physics

Tue 11/17
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Ben Safdi, MIT Department of Physics

Wed 11/18
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Trace Anomalies and 6D SCFT
Dr. Jacques Distler, UT Austin, Physics

Tue 11/24
2:00 pm
RLM 9.222
Theory Group Seminar
Thanksgiving Week
There is no seminar scheduled for the week of Thanksgiving.

Tue 12/01
2:00 pm
RLM 7.104
Theory Group Seminar
TBA
Dr. Daniel Stolarski, CERN and Carleton University, Ottawa

Wed 12/02
12:00 pm
RLM 8.136
Geometry and String Theory Seminar
Integer Quantum Hall Effect
Dr. Lorenzo Sadun, UT Austin, Mathematics



Theory Group Seminars and Special Talks All talks are Tuesdays at 2:00 PM in RLM 7.104 unless otherwise noted.
Physics Colloquia All talks are Wednesdays at 4:15 PM in RLM 4.102 unless otherwise noted.
Brown Bag Meetings All meetings are Thursdays from 12:30 to 1:30 PM in RLM 9.222 unless otherwise noted. These meetings will typically consist 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 12:00 PM in RLM 8.136 unless otherwise noted.
Texas Cosmology Center Seminars All meetings will be announced

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