Gallery Talk. “Prehistoric Collections.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Talk. “Prehistoric Collections.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Yorke Rowan, of the U. of C., presents as part of the Oriental Institute’s Lunchtime Traveler Series.

Film Screening. “Vinicius.”

When: November 5, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Social Science Research Building, room 122, The University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Film Screening. “Vinicius.” 5-7:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8420, free. A screening of Miguel Faria Jr.’s 2005 film on Brazilian poet Vinicius de Moraes. Followed by a reception.

Lecture. “Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity.”

When: November 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Monetary Networks in Graeco-Roman Antiquity.” 7 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Sitta von Reden, of the University of Freiburg, presents.

Author Talk

When: November 5, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Seminary Co-op Bookstore, The University of Chicago, 5751 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Jesse Ball, author of “Silence Once Begun,” presents. 

Gallery Tour

When: November 5, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A guided tour of the Institute’s galleries. No reservation necessary.

Lecture. “Rebellion: Agamben’s Reception of Dostoevsky in ‘The Open.’”

When: November 5, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Social Science Research Building, room 107, The University of Chicago, 1126 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Rebellion: Agamben’s Reception of Dostoevsky in ‘The Open.’” 4:30-6 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 107, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8486. Olga Soloviva, of the U. of C., presents.

Wednesday Lunch. “Ecumenism 101 with Aaron Hollander.”

When: November 5, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Where: Swift Hall, common room, The University of Chicago, 1025 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Wednesday Lunch. “Ecumenism 101 with Aaron Hollander.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. U. of C. Ph.D. student Aaron Hollander presents. To sign up in advance, send an e-mail(…)

Knitting Class

When: November 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am
Where: Blackstone Library, 4944 South Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Knitting Class. 10 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.