Panel Discussion. “New Conservative Agenda.”

When: December 3, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Panel Discussion. “New Conservative Agenda.” 6 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor at The National Review, YG Network Policy Director(…)

Seminar. “Immigration and the American Dream: Change from the Ground Up.”

When: December 3, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Seminar. “Immigration and the American Dream: Change from the Ground Up.” 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Eliseo Medina, International Secretary-Treasurer for the SEIU and a fall(…)

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller

When: December 3, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Where: Rockefeller Chapel, The University of Chicago, 5850 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Participants meditate in Rockefeller Chapel.

Play and Discussion

When: December 3, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: Court Theatre, The University of Chicago, 5535 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Play and Discussion. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Court Theatre, 5535 S. Ellis Ave., 773-753-4472. A showing of Court Theatre’s play, “Iphigenia in Aulis,” followed by a conversation with David Bevington, of the U. of C. “Iphigenia in(…)

Lecture. “Money Matters: Credit Markets and Economic Life in Ancient Rome.”

When: December 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Lecture. “Money Matters: Credit Markets and Economic Life in Ancient Rome.” 7 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. Cameron Hawkins, of the University of Chicago, presents.

Gallery Tour

When: December 3, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Oriental Institute, The University of Chicago, 1155 East 58th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Gallery Tour. 6:30-7 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. A tour of the museum galleries. Meets in the museum lobby.

Book Discussion

When: December 2, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where: 57th Street Books, 1307 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Book Discussion. 6 p.m., 57th Street Books, 1307 E. 57th St., 773-684-1300, semcoop.com. Hyde Park bestselling author Sara Paretsky leads a discussion on Sarah Weinman’s 2013 book, “Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives.”

Seminar. “Politics and Pop Culture: Making Politics Palatable Through Media.”

When: December 2, 2014 @ 4:30 pm
Where: U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 South Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

Seminar. “Politics and Pop Culture: Making Politics Palatable Through Media.” 4:30 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Kevin Bleyer, former writer for “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”(…)