Reading

When: December 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Wieboldt Hall, room 408, 1050 E. 59th St. Chicago, IL

Reading. 6 p.m., Wieboldt Hall, room 408, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-834-8524. Poet Robert Polito presents.

Lecture

When: December 4, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Cochrane-Woods Art Center, Cochrane-Woods Art Center, The University of Chicago, 5540 South Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. 4:30-6 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Saloni Mathur, of the University of California, Los Angeles, presents as part of the Smart Lecture Series.

Workshop. East Asia: Transregional Histories

When: December 4, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Center for East Asian Studies, Harris School of Public Policy, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Workshop. East Asia: Transregional Histories. 4-6 p.m., Center for East Asian Studies, Harris School of Public Policy, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-8647. A chance for scholars from the U. of C. and beyond to present(…)

Gallery Talk. “Katumuwa Stele.”

When: December 4, 2014 @ 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Talk. “Katumuwa Stele.” 12:15-1 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Archeologist David Schloen, of the U. of C., presents on his discovery of the Katumuwa Stele in Turkey.

Lecture. “Economic Vestiges of Enslavement.”

When: December 4, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: DuSable Museum of African American History, Ames Auditorium, 740 East 56th Place, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Economic Vestiges of Enslavement.” 6:30-8 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, Ames Auditorium, 740 E. 56th Place, 773-947-0600, $5. Historian Authens Oppong Wadie, of DePaul University, presents as part the the DuSable Museum’s(…)

Write for Rights

When: December 5, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: McCormick Tribune Lounge, The University of Chicago, 5706 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

An Amnesty International tradition encouraging visitors to write letters in support of the organization’s annually chosen list of human rights abuse victims. Letter writing from 4:30-5:30 p.m., followed by presentations on the Bhopal gas leak(…)

Lecture. “Equity and Urban School Development.”

When: December 3, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 South Blackstone Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615, USA

Lecture. “Equity and Urban School Development.” 6-7:30 p.m., Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-535-1350. Warren Simmons, executive director of the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University, presents. Light refreshments(…)

Author Talk

When: December 3, 2014 @ 6:00 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, semcoop.com. Theodore Richards, author of “The Conversions,” presents.