- Thursday, January 30th:
**Prof. Daniel Finley**

*University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM*

`` Infinite-Dimensional Non-Local Prolongations for PDE's in the Search for Exact Solutions of the General Relativistic Field Equations''

- Thursday, February 6th:
**Prof. Pablo Laguna**

*Penn State University, State College, PA*

``Density of kinks after a quench: When symmetry breaks, how big are the pieces?''

- Thursday, February 13th:
**Mr. Marcus Berg**

*Dept. of Physics, University of Texas at Austin*

``The Inverse Scattering Technique in General Relativity: A Real Pole Limit ''

- Thursday, February 27th:
**Mr. Dae-Il Choi**

*Center for Relativity, University of Texas at Austin*

``Newtonian Boson Stars''

- Thursday, March 6th:
**Prof. Don Salisbury**

*Dept. of Physics, Austin College*

"Gauge transformations in the Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms of generally covariant theories"

gr-qc/9612037

- Thursday, March 18th:
**Mr. Juan Lara**

*Center for Relativity, University of Texas at Austin*

``The Crisis in Standard Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: an Overview''

- Thursday, March 20th:
**Dr. Hugo Martel**

*Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin*

``Light Propagation in Inhomogenous Universes''

- Thursday, April 10th:
**Dr. Emil Mottola**

*Los Alamos National Laboratory*

``Conformal Factor Quantum Gravity''

*Joint Statistical Mechanics/Relativity Seminar*

- Tuesday, April 15th:
**Professor Ludwig Fadeev**

*Russian Academy of Sciences,*

V.A. Steklov Mathematical Institute, St. Petersburg, Russia.

``What did we learn from the Bethe Ansatz until now?''

- Thursday April 17th:
**Prof. Gregory Shields**

*Department of Astronomy, University of Texas at Austin*

``Polarization of Thermal Emission from Disks Around Black Holes in Quasars''

*Joint Extragalactic/Relativity Seminar*

- Thursday, April 24th:
**Dr. Carsten Gundlach**

*Max-Planck-Institut fuer Gravitationsphysik*

(Albert-Einstein-Institut), Potsdam, Germany

``Recent results in citical collapse.''

- Wednesday, April 30th:
**Prof. Pierre Cartier***(RLM 12.166)*

*Ecole Normale Superieure*

``Analysis for Quantum Fields, I: Revisiting the Maliavin calculus''

- Thursday, May 1st:
**Dr. See Kit Foong**

*Department of Natural Sciences, College of Education, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan*

``Path integral solution of the telegrapher(a hyperbolic wave) equation''

- Monday, May 5th:
**Pierre Cartier***(RLM 12.166)*

*Ecole Normale Superieure*

``Analysis for Quantum Fields, II: Nonlinear changes of variables in functional integrals''