Conversation. 7-9 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Author and visual artist Trevor Paglen speaks with U. of C. anthropologist Joseph Masco.
Lecture. “Money and Sustainability: The Missing Link or Why We Need a Monetary Ecosystem.” 6-7 p.m., Pick Hall, lounge, 5828 S. University Ave., 773-702-7721. German psychiatrist and Stefan Brunnhuber presents.
Reading. 5-6:30 p.m., Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. Bestselling author David Shields reads from his book, “How Literature Saved My Life,” followed by an interview with Alison Cuddy of WBEZ.
Lecture. “Exodus and Operation Embarrass: British Covert Operations and Jewish Immigration into Palestine, 1947-8.”
Lecture. “Exodus and Operation Embarrass: British Covert Operations and Jewish Immigration into Palestine, 1947-8.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St. Followed by a reception. Those with questions can send an e-mail email@example.com.
Lecture. “Georgian Script and Literary Language through Centures.” 3:15-4:30 p.m., Foster Hall, room 103, 1130 E. 59th St., 773-702-0866. Ramaz Kurdadze, of Tbilisi State University, in Tbilisi, Georgia, presents.
Infant Sign Language. 10:45 a.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org,firstname.lastname@example.org, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass. Caregivers learn basic signs through the use of familiar children’s music, stories, and games. To maximize children’s learning only a few new signs are presented each week. Signs are in American(…)
Artist Series on 53rd Street. 7:30 pm, United Church of Hyde Park, 1448 E. 53rd St. (at Blackstone) Free admission, post-concert reception. 773-363-3526. Presented by Music Teachers of Hyde Park. Pianist Laura Fenster plays Beethoven; Alice Sheu joins tenor William Bouvel in songs of Vaughan Williams.
Student Open House and Art Sale. 1-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org.