Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:45 p.m. and 1:45-2:45 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
High School Career Conference. 8:30-3:30 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 101, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8288. Featuring panels for students with with local professionals.
Lecture. “Feminism and Abolition: Theories and Practices for the 21st Century.” 7:30-9 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-8063, free. Civil rights activist and feminist Angela Y. Davis, a University of California, Santa Cruz distinguished professor emerita, presents.
Filmmakers’ Talk. Detroit Threat Management: An Evening with Jacob Hurwitz-Goodman. 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free.
Author Talk. Loren Glass, “Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, the Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde.” 3-4 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Loren Glass, author of a book by the same title, presents.
A.W.E. (Art, Wine, & Entertainment): Fashion Edition! 7-10 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St., 773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org, $10. Buy tickets online at awe4choc.eventbrite.com. Featuring interactive fashion presentations by some of Chicago fashion designers; live mannequins, spoken word performances and tours of gowns and sketches showcased at the museum’s exhibit, “Geoffrey &(…)
Author Talk. Wenguang Huang‚ “A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel: Murder, Money, and an Epic Power Struggle in China.” 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Wenguang Huang, author of a book by the same title, presents.
At the Threshold. 5-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, smartmuseum.uchicago.edu, free. Featuring drinks, music and a chance to socialize.