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**LECTURE 8: Thursday, April 23, 2020--Cancelled**

ALEXEI BORODIN, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"TBA"

**LECTURE 7: Thursday, November 8, 2018**

ALLAN SLY, Department of Mathematics, Princeton University

"Phase Transitions of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems"

**LECTURE 6: Thursday, October 5, 2017**

YUVAL PERES, Theory Group, Microsoft Research, Redmond

"Gravitational Allocation to Uniform Points on the Sphere"

**LECTURE 5: Thursday, October 6, 2016**

JEAN-FRANCOIS LE GALL, University Paris-Sud Orsay

"Random Planar Geometry"

**LECTURE 4: Thursday, April 16, 2015**

WENDELIN WERNER, Department of Mathematics, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich

"Random Phenomena and Conformal Invariance Within Fractal Gaskets"

**LECTURE 3: Thursday, May 29, 2014**

SCOTT SHEFFIELD, Department of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

"Snowflakes, Slot Machines, Chinese Dragons, and QLE"

**LECTURE 2: Thursday, May 2, 2013**

PERSI DIACONIS, Mary V. Sunseri Professor of Statistics and Mathematics, Stanford University

"On Coincidences"

**LECTURE 1: Thursday, May 31, 2012**

S. R. S. VARADHAN, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University

"Large Deviations with Applications to Random Matrices and Random Graphs"