MONDAY COLLOQUIA



Date  Speaker  Time  Title  Affiliation 
10/03/16  Markus Luty  2:00 P.M.  Scale Anomalies and Physical States in Conformal Field Theory  University of California Davis 
10/17/16  John Cardy  2:00 P.M.  Entanglement Hamiltonians in Conformal Field Theories  University of California Berkeley 
10/24/16  Andreas Karch  2:00 P.M.  Dualities in Quantum Hall Physics  University of Washington 
11/07/16  Surya Ganguli  2:00 P.M.  The statistical physics of deep learning: on the beneficial roles of dynamic criticality, random landscapes, and the reversal of time  Stanford University 
11/14/16  Andrew Neitzke  2:00 P.M.  Defects in Quantum Field Theory  University of Texas Austin 
11/21/16 
THANKSGIVING RECESS  NO COLLOQUIUM


12/05/16  Sergei Gukov  2:00 P.M.  RG Flows and Dynamical Systems  California Institute of Technology 
12/19/16  HOLIDAY BREAK  NO COLLOQUIA  
12/26/16  
01/02/2017  
01/09/17  Ira Rothstein  2:00 P.M.  Formal and Phenomenological Aspects of Gravity Wave Predictions from Analytic Calculations  Carnegie Mellon University 
01/16/17 
MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY  NO COLLOQUIUM


01/23/17  Sergei Dubovsky  2:00 P.M.  YangMIlls glueballs as closed bosonic strings  University of California Davis / New York University / Perimeter Institute 
01/30/17  Hong Liu  2:00 P.M.  The second law of thermodynamics from unitarity and symmetry  Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
02/06/17  Sean Carroll  2:00 P.M.  Extracting the Universe from the Wave Function  California Institute of Technology 
02/13/17  Nathan Seiberg  2:00 P.M.  Duality in 2+1 dimensions  Institute for Advanced Study 
02/20/17  PRESIDENT'S DAY  NO COLLOQUIUM  
02/27/17  Edgar Shaghoulian  2:00 P.M.  Modular invariance and the EguchiKawai mechanism in holographic CFTs  University of California Santa Barbara 
03/06/17  Erik Verlinde  2:00 P.M.  From Emergent Gravity to Dark Energy and Dark Matter  University of Amsterdam 
03/13/17  Will Donnelly  2:00 P.M.  Entanglement branes in a twodimensional string theory  University of California Santa Barbara 
04/03/17  Andrew Strominger  2:00 P.M.  Virasoro Symmetry of 4D Quantum Gravity  Harvard University 
04/10/17  Mariangela Lisanti  2:00 P.M.  The Search for Extragalactic Dark Matter  Princeton University 
05/15/17  Anthony Anguirre  2:00 P.M.  Some ups and downs of entropy  University of California Santa Cruz 
05/22/17  Daniel Fisher  2:00 P.M.  Evolution and ecology in high dimensions  Stanford University 
THURSDAY SEMINARS



Date  Speaker  Time  Title  Affiliation 
09/22/16  Nicole Yunger Halpern  12:30 P.M.  Bridging disciplines to comprehend chaos: Fluctuation theorem for the outoftimeordered correlator  California Institute of Technology 
10/06/16  Matt Walters  12:30 P.M.  Studying IR Dynamics with Conformal Truncation  Boston University 
10/13/16  Jared Kaplan  12:30 P.M.  On Information Loss in AdS_3/CFT_2  Johns Hopkins University 
10/20/16  Andrey Gromov  12:30 P.M.  Geometric response of quantum Hall states  University of Chicago 
10/27/16  Kurt Hinterbichler  12:30 P.M.  Partially Massless HigherSpin Gauge Theory  Case Western Reserve University 
11/03/16  Callum Quigley  12:30 P.M.  Second quantized MSW strings on K3 fibrations  University of Toronto 
11/10/16  Tom Faulkner  12:30 P.M.  Constraining QFTs with shape dependence of entanglement  University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign 
11/17/16  Dan Roberts  12:30 P.M.  Chaos and complexity by design  Institute for Advanced Study 
11/17/16  Guifre Vidal  3:30 P.M.  Tensor networks and conformal field theory on the lattice  Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics 
11/24/16  THANKSGIVING RECESS  NO SEMINAR  
12/01/16  Dalimil Mazac  12:30 P.M.  Analytic Bounds from Conformal Bootstrap  Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics 
12/08/16  Tom Hartman  12:30 P.M.  Causality and Universality at Strong Coupling  Cornell University 
12/15/16  Alexander Monin  12:30 P.M.  Semiclassics, Goldstone Bosons and CFT data  École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne 
12/22/16 
HOLIDAY BREAK  NO SEMINARS


12/27/16  
01/02/2017  
01/12/17  Liam Fitzpatrick  12:30 P.M.  On Nonperturbative Effects and Information Loss in AdS3/CFT2  Boston University 
01/19/17  Jonathan Maltz  12:30 P.M.  de Sitter Harmonies: Cosmological Spacetimes as Resonances  University of California Berkeley / Stanford University 
03/02/17  Rachel Rosen  12:30 P.M.  NonSingular Black Holes in Massive Gravity  Columbia University 
03/09/17  Isaac Kim  2:00 P.M.  Entanglement renormalization, quantum error correction, and emergent lightcone  IBM 
03/30/17  Andrei Khmelnitsky  12:30 P.M.  Relaxing the Cosmological Constant, Proof of Concept  International Centre for Theoretical Physics 
04/06/17  Alex Belin  12:30 P.M.  Siegel Modular Forms and Black Hole Entropy  University of Amsterdam 
05/18/17  Michael Geracie  12:30 P.M.  Galilean Geometry in Condensed Matter Systems  University of California San Diego 
OTHER SEMINARS



Date  Speaker  Time  Title  Affiliation 
10/04/16 (Tuesday)  Henrik Gustafsson  4:15 P.M.  Einstein series attached to small automorphic representations  Chalmers 
10/05/16 (Wednesday)  Tom Rudelius  12:30 P.M.  Strong Forms of the Weak Gravity Conjecture  Harvard University 
10/05/16 (Wednesday)  Henrik Gustafsson  2:00 P.M.  Automorphic String Amplitudes  Chalmers 
10/11/16 (Tuesday)  Ehud Altman  11:00 A.M.  Beyond the SYK model: a solvable model showing a dynamical quantum phase transitions from fast to slow scrambling  University of California Berkeley 
10/14/16 (Friday)  Iris Cong  10:30 A.M.  Topological quantum computation with gapped boundaries  University of California Los Angeles 
10/21/16 (Friday)  Adam Scherlis  4:00 P.M.  Dark Matter from Relaxions  Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics 
10/28/16 (Friday)  Jack Kearney  4:00 P.M.  Natural Mistakes  Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 
11/04/16 (Friday)  Francesca Day  4:00 P.M.  Xray Anomalies and Fluorescent Dark Matter  University of Oxford 
11/09/16 (Wednesday)  Nathan Benjamin  11:00 A.M.  Emergent spacetime through indices  Stanford Institute for Theoretical Physics 
12/02/16 (Friday)  Asher Berlin  4:00 P.M.  Cosmologies of Hidden Sector Dark Matter  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory 
12/09/16 (Friday)  Mehrdad Mirbabayi  4:00 P.M.  Productive interactions: heavy particles, gravitational waves and nonGaussianity  Stanford University 
01/10/17 (Tuesday)  Cécilia Lancien  2:00 P.M.  Weak multiplicativity/additivity in quantum information theory  The possible role of de Finetti reductions and entanglement measure theory  Universidad Complutense de Madrid 
01/13/17 (Friday)  Jeroen Zuiddam  10:30 A.M.  Creating networks of entangled pairs: tensor surgery and the laser method  Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica Amsterdam 
01/20/17 (Friday)  Hendrik Vogel  4:00 P.M.  Extragalactic photonALP conversion at CTA energies  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory 
02/03/17 (Friday)  Thomas Melia  4:00 P.M.  "Magnetic bubble chambers" for subGeV dark matter direct detection  University of California Berkeley 
02/21/17 (Tuesday)  Emil Mottola  2:00 P.M.  Macroscopic Quantum Effects in Gravity: Scalar Gravitational Waves, Dark Energy & Condensate Stars  Los Alamos National Laboratory 
03/03/17 (Friday)  Joseph Landsberg  10:30 A.M.  Symmetry versus Optimality  Texas A&M University 
08/09/17 (Wednesday)  Jared Kaplan  2:00 P.M.  The Information Paradox in AdS3 and Exact Bulk Reconstruction  Johns Hopkins University 