Lecture. “Living in Ellipsis: On Biopolitics and the Attachment to Life.” 4-5:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-702-0230.
Lecture. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Artist Theaster Gates presents.
Founder’s Day. Noon-5 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, free. A celebration of the DuSable Museum’s founder, Margaret Burroughs. Featuring performances, exhibitions, a special tribute to Willie Dixon, birthday(…)
Boy Scout Archaeology Workshop. 2-5 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., Chicago, 773-702-9507, oi.uchicago.edu, $20 non-members, $15 members. Participants work toward earning a Boy Scout archaeology merit badge. Register at oi.uchicago.edu/order/classes.
Family Program: Junior Archaeologists. 10 a.m.-noon, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507. Featuring a simulated archaeological dig in the institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. For children ages 5-12, accompanied by an adult. To(…)
Concert. “A Murder of Crows.” 4-5 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2100, $15 general admission, free with student ID. Men’s vocal ensemble The Rookery performs with illusions by The Great(…)
Artist Talk. 5-7 p.m., The Great Frame Up, 1418 E. 53rd St., 773-752-2020. Artist of the Month Xavier Zehir will discuss “Angels,” his exhibit of paintings on display during November at the Great Frame Up.
Game Day. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance to play board games. For adults and kids 9 and up.