Book Salon. “Imagining the Edgy City.”

When: November 7, 2014 @ 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Wilder House, The University of Chicago, 5811 South Kenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Book Salon. “Imagining the Edgy City.” 3:30-6 p.m., Wilder House, 5811 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-702-0230. Focusing on Loren Kruger’s book by the same title.

Talk. “Avoiding a Nuclear Iran.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Talk. “Avoiding a Nuclear Iran.” 6 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. With Gary Samore, former White House Coordinator for Arms Control to President Barack Obama, and David Sanger,(…)

Knitting Class

When: November 6, 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.

Author Talk

When: November 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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. Jess Row, author of “Your Face in Mine,” presents.

Concert. “Chicago Latino Composers, Part 1.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Fulton Hall, The University of Chicago, 5845 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Concert. “Chicago Latino Composers, Part 1.” 7-8:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Featuring the world premiere of Guillermo Gregori’s “Quintet in Four Parts” and Elbio Barilari’s “Soundscape 2014,” and more.

Poetry Reading

When: November 6, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, The University of Chicago, 915 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Poetry Reading. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. Poet LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs presents.

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: The Academy.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, The University of Chicago, 1100 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: The Academy.” 5-6:30 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.

Lecture. “Climate Guilt, Climate Shame, and Restorative Justice.”

When: November 6, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Swift Hall, common room, The University of Chicago, 1025 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Climate Guilt, Climate Shame, and Restorative Justice.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Sarah E. Fredericks, of the University of North Texas, presents.