Calendar

Oct
19
Sun
Concert. “Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Concert. “Global Transcendence: World Sacred Harmony and Chant.” 4-5:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $38 preferred seating, $30 general seating, $25 seniors, $12 students. Chicago a capella performs. To buy tickets, and for more information, visit chicagoacapella.org.

Sunday Mass @ Calvert House
Oct 19 @ 5:00 pm

Sunday Mass. 5 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., 773-288-2311.

Performance @ Room 43
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Performance. 7:30-11:30 p.m., Room 43, 1043 E. 43rd
St.,hydeparkjazzsociety.com, $10 adults, $5 University students with ID and children with adults. The Hyde Park Jazz Society presents Bobbi Wilsyn.

Oct
20
Mon
Author Talk @ International House, assembly hall
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Talk. 6-7:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Tribune columnist Clarence Page presents.

Lecture. “What are Artworks for in a Networked Time? Collective Collaborations and Practices of Failure in the Alternate Reality Game.” @ Social Science Research Building, room 122
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Lecture. “What are Artworks for in a Networked Time? Collective Collaborations and Practices of Failure in the Alternate Reality Game.” 6-8 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-8936. Patrick Jagoda, of the U. of C., presents.

Oct
21
Tue
Panel Discussion. “Children on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Current Crisis.” @ Classics Building, room 110
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Panel Discussion. “Children on the U.S.-Mexico Border: The Current Crisis.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Classics Building, room 110, 1010 E. 59th St., 773-834-0957, free.

Oct
22
Wed
Lecture @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse
Oct 22 @ 2:30 pm

Lecture. 2:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, arts.uchicago.edu, $9 Chicago Humanities Festival Members, $12 general admission, $5 students and teachers. Cathy Cohen, professor of political science at the U. of C., presents.

Lecture. “The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another.” @ Regenstein Library, room 122A-B
Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lecture. “The Poetry of the Influence Machine: On Translating One Self into Another.” 5:30-7 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St., 773-834-8936, free. Poet Peter Cole presents.

Talk. “The American Blade Runner: My Personal Story.” @ Ratner Athletic Center
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Talk. “The American Blade Runner: My Personal Story.” 6-7 p.m., Ratner Athletic Center, 5530 S. Ellis Ave. Blake Leeper, a bilateral below-the-knee amputee discusses how he overcame obstacles to become a star athlete.

Oct
23
Thu
Lecture. “A Racial Equity and Social Justice Agenda for Schools: What Would It Look Like?” @ School of Social Service Administration
Oct 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Lecture. “A Racial Equity and Social Justice Agenda for Schools: What Would It Look Like?” 1:30-3 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1172. Charles Payne, of the U. of C. School of Social Service Administration, presents.

Lecture. “Norms, Deviance, and the Queer Ordinary.” @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Norms, Deviance, and the Queer Ordinary.” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-9936. Heather Love, of the University of Pennsylvania, presents.

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Finance.” @ Mandel Hall
Oct 23 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Lecture. “Institutional Corruption: Finance.” 5-6:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-6030. Lawrence Lessig, of Harvard University, presents.

Screening and Book Talk. “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue.” @ Cobb Hall, third floor
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm

Screening and Book Talk. “Monastic Silence and a Visual Dialogue.” 7 p.m., Cobb Hall, third floor, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-955-5887, free. U. of C. graduate Abbie Reese will discuss a long-term oral history and visual arts project that is the basis for her recent book, “Dedicated to God: An Oral History of Cloistered Nuns” and her documentary film in-progress, “Chosen (Custody of the Eyes).” For more information and to register, visit lumenchristi.org.  

Oct
24
Fri
Lecture. “Neuroscience, Therapeutic Action, and Clinical Pragmatism: Experiments in Adapting to Need.” @ School of Social Service Administration
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Lecture. “Neuroscience, Therapeutic Action, and Clinical Pragmatism: Experiments in Adapting to Need.” 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, 969 E. 60th St., 773-702-1172. William Borden, of the U. of C. School of Social Service Administration, presents the Rhoda G. Sarnat Lecture.

Lecture. “Creative Strategies for Spontaneous Composition.” @ Fulton Hall
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “Creative Strategies for Spontaneous Composition.” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Jazz artist Steve Coleman presents as part of the Music Colloquium Series.

Xbox Fun Fridays @ Blackstone Library
Oct 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Xbox Fun Fridays. 3:30-4:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511, chicagopubliclibrary.org. School age get a chance to play Xbox games. Open to children ages 5 and up.

Film Screening @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm

Film Screening. 6 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of Lav Diaz’s 2013 film, “Norte, the End of History.”

Lecture @ International House, assembly hall
Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Lecture. 6:30-8:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Dr. Deborah Prothrow-Stith, former Massachusetts public health commissioner, gives the U. of C. School of Social Service Administration’s Social Justice Lecture.

Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm

Concert. 7:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $35 general admission, $5 students. The Regina Carter Quintet performs with harpist Edmar Castaneda.

Oct
25
Sat
Fourth Ward Shred-a-Thon @ Lake Meadows Shopping Plaza, parking lot
Oct 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Fourth Ward Shred-a-Thon. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lake Meadows Shopping Plaza, parking lot, 3357 S. King Dr., 773-536-8103. A chance to shred sensitive documents on site.