Physics Colloquium Schedule, Spring 1998

All talks will be held on Thursday, except where noted, at 4:30 P.M. in Room 58 Science Tower with refreshments at 4:10 P.M., Room 58 (Foyer) Science Tower.

5th Job Applicant Presentation
Dr. Stephen Strong, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University
Entropy and Information in Neural Spike Trains
Note: Date and time change 9th, 2:30pm Job Applicant Presentation
Professor Adam Landsberg, Haverford College
Symmetries, Bifurcations and Pattern Formation
Note: Date and time change 11th, 2:30pm Job Applicant Presentation
Dr. Andrew Rutenberg, McGill University
New Probes of Coarsening Dynamics
12th Job Applicant Presentation
Dr. Mark Millonas, University of Chicago
Studying the Slow Conformational Kinetics of Proteins with Nonequilibrium Response Spectroscopy
13th Spring Break
20th Spring Break
3rd Elizabeth McCormack, Assistant Professor, Bryn Mawr College Molecular Excited-State Structure and Dynamics Probed by Laser-Induced Grating Techniques
Note: this is a joint colloquium with Chemistry held at 3:30 pm with refreshments at 3:10 on Friday, April 3rd.
9th Myriam P. Sarachik, Professor, CCNY Quantum-Mechanical Tunneling of a Large Spin
16th Karen Barad, Laurie Professor of Women's Studies at Rutgers University and Associate Professor of Physics at Pomona College "Getting Real: Materiality, Performativity, and Technoscientific Practices"
Joint Colloquium with Science in Society Program and Women's Studies Program
4:15 p.m. in the Millett Room of Russell House, 350 High Street
23rd Sean Barrett, Assistant Professor of Physics and Applied Physics, Yale University "Optically Pumped Nuclear Magnetic Resonance in the Quantum Hall Regimes"
Thomas Rosenbaum, University of Chicago
"New Results on O