Lecture. “Bronzescapes: The place of Bronze in the Making of the Medieval Public Sphere. 4:30-6 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. The Bard Graduate Center’s Ittai Weinryb presents.
Lecture. “The Legacy of Prophecy in Early Judaism.” 4:30, Swift Hall, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Alex Jassen, of the University of Minnesota, presents.
Film Screening. “Buddhas of Mes Aynak.” 4:30-7 p.m., Swift Hall, Room 106, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8637.
Panel Discussion. “Critical Mass: How the Higgs Boson Discovery Swept the World.” 6-8 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall 074, 915 E. 60th St., free. R.S.V.P. requested.
Cinema/Counter Media: Our Bodies Your Selves. 5 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, Room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8596. Four recent works that perform gender and resistance, curated by film and video maker Jason Livingston.
Discussion. “Shadow of Roe: Feminist Debates on Sex and Genetic-Selective Abortion.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Social Science Research, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St. Moderated by U. of C. law and ethics professor Martha Nussbaum.
Lecture. “The Buddhas of Mes Aynak.” 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, Room 106, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8637. Bernt Huffman, of the Medill School of Journalism, presents. Those needing assistance should call in advance.
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.