“Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal about the Future.”

When: October 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events “Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History, and What They Reveal about the Future.” Lecture by Ian Morris, a Jean and Rebecca Willard Professor of Classics and Professor of History at(…)

An Evening with Adrian Smith: Supertall Towers and Green Cities

When: October 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL

Buy Tickets When: October 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Where: Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St. Chicago, IL Categories: Upcoming Events An Evening with Adrian Smith: Supertall Towers and Green Cities. Adrian Smith speaks on “Supertall Towers & Green Cities” at the 2013 Thinking into the Future: The Robie House(…)

Lunch with Mr. Skinner: Guest Dutch organist Everhard Zwart

When: October 2, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Where: Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Lunch with Mr. Skinner: Guest Dutch organist Everhard Zwart. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll hear the sweet sounds of the bells in the Chapel(…)

“This Town” with The New York Times’ Mark Leibovich.

When: October 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave.

Buy Tickets When: October 1, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Where: Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events “This Town” with The New York Times’ Mark Leibovich. In “This Town,” Mark Leibovich, chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, presents a blistering, stunning—and often hysterically funny—examination of our(…)

Tour. Museum Gallery Highlight

When: October 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Tour. Museum Gallery Highlight. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute Museum, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A chance to learn more about the institute’s galleries.

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class

When: October 2, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Where: Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Categories: Upcoming Events Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Lecture. “Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal about the Future.”

When: October 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Where: Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Lecture. “Why the West Rules — For Now: The Patterns of History and What They Reveal about the Future.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9514, free. History and classics professor Ian Morris,(…)

Wednesday Community Luncheon. “L’affaire Aslan: The Zealot the Media, and the Academic Study of Religion.”

When: October 2, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Where: Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St.

When: October 2, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Where: Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St. Categories: Upcoming Events Wednesday Community Luncheon. “L’affaire Aslan: The Zealot the Media, and the Academic Study of Religion.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, Common Room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. University of Chicago Divinity School Dean Margaret(…)