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. 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.’” 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.” 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. 10 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511.
Concert. “Pictures and Sounds.” 8-11 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Drummer Eli Keszler and bassist Joshua Abrams perform in a concert sponsored by WHPK and the International House Global(…)
Performance. “Clinic.” 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. With Center Program artist Steve Juras.
Lecture. “Re-imaging Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Fiction by Haitian Women.”
Lecture. “Re-imaging Gender, Sexuality, and Identity in Twentieth-Century and Contemporary Fiction by Haitian Women.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, room 207, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8481. Nadeve Menard, of the Univtersite d’Etat d’Haiti, presents.