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. 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. 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.” 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”(…)
Seminar. “Inside the Policymaking Sausage Factory: What’s Promised on the Campaign Trail and What Actually Makes Policy.”
Seminar. “Inside the Policymaking Sausage Factory: What’s Promised on the Campaign Trail and What Actually Makes Policy.” Noon, U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle,(…)
Restorative Yoga. 6:45-7:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free.
Lecture. “Maimonides 101.” 7-8:30 p.m., Disciples Divinity House, 1156 E. 57th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. Ph.D. student Yoni Shemesh presents.
Open Studio Performance. “Clinic.” 3-5 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5520 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org, free. With Center Program artist Steve Juras. Guests are encouraged to share their own responses and learn about Juras’(…)