Screening and Book Talk. “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue.” 7 p.m., Cobb Hall, third floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-955-5887, free. U. of C. graduate Abbie Reese will discuss a long-term oral history and(…)
Lecture. “A Racial Equity and Social Justice Agenda for Schools: What Would It Look Like?” 1:30-3 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1172. Charles Payne, of the U. of C. School(…)
Lecture. “Norms, Deviance, and the Queer Ordinary.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. Heather Love, of the University of Pennsylvania, presents.
Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Finance.” 5-6:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.
Lecture. “The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another.” 5:30-7 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-8936, free. Poet Peter Cole presents.
Talk. “The American Blade Runner: My Personal Story.” 6-7 p.m., Ratner Athletic Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave. Blake Leeper, a bilateral below-the-knee amputee discusses how he overcame obstacles to become a star athlete.
Panel Discussion. “Children on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Current Crisis.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-0957, free.
Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Tribune columnist Clarence Page presents.