Date | Speaker(s) | Title |

22 Jan 2008 | Arseny Egorov | Coding in dynamics and geometry, I. |

29 Jan 2008 | Arseny Egorov | Coding in dynamics and geometry, II. |

5 Feb 2008 | Arseny Egorov | Coding in dynamics and geometry, III. |

12 Feb 2008 | Anatole Katok | Normal forms and resonances, an Introduction |

19 Feb 2008 | Feliks Przytycki, Mathematics Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw | Holomorphic dynamics in one variable: methods of ergodic theory, I.Iteration of rational functions. Introduction. |

26 Feb 2008 | Feliks Przytycki, Mathematics Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw | Holomorphic dynamics in one variable: methods of ergodic theory, II.Applications of theormodynamical formalism. |

4 Mar 2008 | Feliks Przytycki, Mathematics Institute, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw | Holomorphic dynamics in one variable: methods of ergodic theory, III. Non-unifrom hyperbolicity. |

25 Mar 2008 | Andrey Gogolev | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions I. Introduction. |

1 Apr 2008 | Andrey Gogolev | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions II. A preparatory analytic result. |

8 Apr 2008 | Andrey Gogolev | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions III. Non-stationary normal forms. |

15 Apr 2008 | Andrey Gogolev | Non-stationary normal forms II. This series will continue in the Fall |

22 Apr 2008 | Yuri Kifer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Shapiro fellow | Averaging in dynamical systems I. An introduction. |

29 Apr 2008 | Yuri Kifer, Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Shapiro fellow | Averaging in dynamical systems II. Some classical and new results. |

9 Sep 2008 | Andrey Gogolev, Penn State | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions II. |

16 Sep 2008 | Vaughn Climenhaga, Penn State | Measure theory through dynamical eyes (after Bedlewo Lecture notes), I. |

23 Sep 2008 | Vaughn Climenhaga, Penn State | Measure theory through dynamical eyes (after Bedlewo Lecture notes), II. |

30 Sep 2008 | Sun Peng, Penn State | Entropy, shadowing and Invariant measures, I.Preparation: Lyapunov neighborhoods, admissible manifolds, closing and shadowing, etc. |

7 Oct 2008 | Sun Peng, Penn State | Entropy, shadowing and Invariant measures, II. Katok's theorem on periodic orbits and Herman's counterexample. |

14 Oct 2008 | Andrey Gogolev, Penn State | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions III. Non-stationary normal forms. |

21 Oct 2008 | Andrey Gogolev, Penn State | Local rigidity of algebraic Anosov actions IV. |

28 Oct 2008 | Sun Peng, Penn State | Entropy, shadowing and Invariant measures, III. Zero entropy invariant measures for skew products. |

4 Nov 2008 | Zhenqi Wang | Classification of symmetric spaces and dynamics of homogeneous systems, I. |

11 Nov 2008 | Zhenqi Wang | Classification of symmetric spaces and dynamics of homogeneous systems, II. |

18 Nov 2008 | Zhenqi Wang | Classification of symmetric spaces and dynamics of homogeneous systems, III.(0ne hour only, due to the Marker lecture) |

25 Nov 2008 | | NO SEMINAR; Thanksgiving holiday |

2 Dec 2008 | Zhenqi Wang | Classification of symmetric spaces and dynamics of homogeneous systems, IV. |

9 Dec 2008 | Pavlo Tsytsura | Exponential error term for the growth of closed geodesics on negatively curved surfaces; after Dolgopyat and Pollicott-Sharp, I. |