Authors’ Talk. In Conversation: Keith Koeneman and Neil Steinberg with Steve Edwards. 6-7:30 p.m. International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-752-4381, free. Co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Institute of Politics. A conversation with Chicago Sun-Times columnist Steinberg and Chicago historian Koeneman, moderated by talk show personality Steve Edwards.
Homeless Food Run. 6-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave, 773-288-2311. Those attending prepare and pass out bagged meals for the city’s needy.
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Visitors can hear university organist Thomas Weisflog play while drinking tea with biscuits.
Concert. The Early Music Ensemble: Music of the Low Countries. 7-8 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8484, free. Featuring music by Dufay and Josquin.
Film Screening. “Jashn-e-Azadi (How We Celebrate Freedom).” 5:30 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-0200, free. Featuring Sanjay Kak’s film in conjunction withthe Smart Museum’s special exhibition, “The Sahmat Collective: Art and Activism in India since 1989.” Reception follows.
Discussion. “State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?” 5-6 p.m., Pick Hall, room 016, 5828 S. University Ave., 773-702-1673, free. With Thomas Prugh of the Worldwatch Institute.
Lecture. “Covering the Calamity: The Financial Crisis, and How We Faced It.” 4:30-6 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Bethany McLean, contributing editor to Vanity Fair magazine, presents.
Lecture. “The Politics of Debt and the Deficit of Trust in Washington.” 4:30-6 p.m., Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Former Ohio Rep. Steve LaTourette presents.