Regenstein Library, The Special Collections Research Center, 1100 E. 57th St., Chicago IL
Lecture. “Amiable with Big Teeth: The Discovery and Authentication of Claude McKay’s Long Lost Novel.” 4:30-6 p.m., Regenstein Library, The Special Collections Research Center, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-3404. Brent Edwards, of Columbia University, and his former student Jean-Cristophe Cloutier, who received a PhD from Columbia University, present.
Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave, Chicago IL
Infant Sign Language. 10:45 a.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, email@example.com, $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 Sign(…)
Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago IL
A Conversation with Stanley Tigerman and Margaret McCurry. 5-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Tigerman and McCurry, the architects for the Seminary Co-op’s new space, present.
Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St, Chicago IL
Family Program: Falcons and Owls in the Ancient World. 1-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free. Visitors learn about birds in the Chicago area and in ancient Egyptian culture as well as analyze owl pellets and see a live hawk up close.