*Date* |
*Speaker* | *Seminar* | *Title* |

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**N/A **
| RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Organizational meeting |

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Ralf Spatzier**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Some basics about Pesin theory |

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Clark Butler**
*U Chicago* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Lyapunov spectra and quasiconformal structures for geodesic flows |

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Harry Bray**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Lyapunov Exponents in Hilbert Geometry |

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Harrison Bray**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Lyapunov Exponents in Hilbert Geometry - continued |

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Wouter Van Limbeek**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Expander graphs I: Margulis expanders and Kazhdan's Property (T) |

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Wouter Van Limbeek**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Expander graphs II: Geometric expanders |

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Kevin Schreve**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | Smith Theory |

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Richard Canary**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | An introduction to Hitchin representations |

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Tengren Zhang**
*CalTech* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | The Goldman symplectic form on the Hitchin component |

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Richard Canary**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | An introduction to Hitchin representations II |

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Diana Hubbard**
*U Michigan* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | The Burau representation of the braid group |

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall |
**Kurt Vinhage**
*U Chicago* | RTG Seminar on Geometry, Dynamics and Topology | A low-regularity method for producing homogeneous structure |