Greater Chicagoland Seminar

An "annual" event bringing together all the theoretical particle physicists in the Greater Chicagoland Area.

Next meeting Friday, May 20th, 2011

Friday,  May 20,  2011 at Northwestern U.
Big Ten Room in NORRIS Center (go up one flight of stairs when entering through the main entrance.)

10:45 - 11:45am      "A storm in a "T" cup: a pedagogical introduction to invariant mass variables from Floxbridge and elsewhere"
                          Konstantin Matchev (Florida)

2:30 - 3:30pm      "Phases of Holographic matter"
                          Sean Hartnoll (Harvard)

Campus Map (NORRIS is where the pin is and the green area right below Norris is for PARKING.): 
Parking Maps 
Driving Directions 
Parking at NWU 

Past seminars in the series

Monday,  November 1,  2004 at Northwestern U.

2:30 - 3:30 pm      "Learning to count"
                          Shamit Kachru (Stanford)

4:00 - 5:00 pm      "Life without a Higgs"
                          John Terning (LANL and/or UC-Davis)

Monday,  October 21,  2002 at Argonne

2:30 - 3:30 pm      "Precision High Order Perturbative Calculations"
                          Zvi Bern (UCLA)

4:00 - 5:00 pm      "Decapitating Tadpoles"
                          Eva Silverstein (SLAC)

Maps to Argonne 

Monday,  November 19,  2001 at Fermilab (*** Please use Pine Street Entrance***)

2:30 - 3:30 pm      Supergravity Duals of N=1 Supersymmetric Gauge Theories
                               Igor Klebanov (Princeton University)

4:00 - 5:00 pm      Scales of Gravity
                               Georgi Dvali (New York University)

Monday,  October 30,  2000 (Fermilab)

2:30 - 3:30 pm      Non-Relativistic Bound States Using an Effective Field Theory
                               Aneesh Manohar (UCSD)
4:00 - 5:00 pm      OM
                               Nathan Seiberg (Inst Advanced Study-Princeton)

Monday,  October 18, 1999 (University of Illinois at Chicago - Bldg SES 130)

3:00 - 4:00 pm      Branes, Gauge Theory and Geometry
                             Michael Douglas (Rutgers)
4:30 - 5:30 pm      Extra Z' Gauge Bosons in Theory and Experiment
                             Paul Langacker (Pennsylvania)
UIC Web page showing meeting location at UIC

Monday,  May 17, 1999 (Fermilab - Wilson Hall 1 West)

2:30 - 3:30 pm      Effective Field Theory in Nuclear Physics
                             Martin Savage(Washington)
4:00 - 5:00 pm      Supersymmetric Branes and Strings from Flesh and Blood
                              Mikhail Shifman(Minnesota)

Monday,  October 5, 1998  (Argonne National Lab)

2:30 - 3:30 pm      M-Theory and the Light Cone
                              Joseph Polchinski, ITP, Santa Barbara
4:00 - 5:00 pm      QCD on a Laptop: The Fall and Rise of Lattice QCD
                              G. Peter Lepage, Cornell University

Monday, May 11, 1998      (University of Chicago)

2.30 - 3.30 pm       QCD and black holes: The large N limit of field theories and gravity
                               Juan Maldacena, Harvard
4:00 - 5:00 pm      The Care and Feeding of Heavy Quark Masses
                              Adam Falk, John Hopkins University

Monday, December 1, 1997     (Fermilab)

2.30 - 3.30 pm        The Statistical Mechanics of Black Holes
                                Andrew Strominger, Harvard
4.00 - 5.00 pm       Top and Higgs Physics at the Run II Tevatron
                                Scott Willenbrock, Urbana/Champaign

Franchise holders Stephen Parke and Jeff Harvey