Screening and Book Talk. “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue.”

When: October 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Cobb Hall, third floor, The University of Chicago, 5811 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Screening and Book Talk. “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue.” 7 p.m., Cobb Hall, third floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-955-5887, free. U. of C. graduate Abbie Reese will discuss a long-term oral history and(…)

Lecture. “A Racial Equity and Social Justice Agenda for Schools: What Would It Look Like?”

When: October 23, 2014 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: School of Social Service Administration, The University of Chicago, 969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “A Racial Equity and Social Justice Agenda for Schools: What Would It Look Like?” 1:30-3 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1172. Charles Payne, of the U. of C. School(…)

Lecture. “Norms, Deviance, and the Queer Ordinary.”

When: October 23, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, The University of Chicago, 5733 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Norms, Deviance, and the Queer Ordinary.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. Heather Love, of the University of Pennsylvania, presents.

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Finance.”

When: October 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Mandel Hall, The University of Chicago, 1131 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Finance.” 5-6:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.

Lecture. “The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another.”

When: October 22, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, The University of Chicago, 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another.” 5:30-7 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-8936, free. Poet Peter Cole presents.

Talk. “The American Blade Runner: My Personal Story.”

When: October 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Ratner Athletic Center, The University of Chicago, 5530 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Talk. “The American Blade Runner: My Personal Story.” 6-7 p.m., Ratner Athletic Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave. Blake Leeper, a bilateral below-the-knee amputee discusses how he overcame obstacles to become a star athlete.

Author Talk

When: October 20, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: International House, assembly hall, 1414 East 59th Street, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Tribune columnist Clarence Page presents.