Calendar

Nov
16
Sun
Film Screening. “Nefertari: Nubia and the Mysteries of Kush.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Film Screening. “Nefertari: Nubia and the Mysteries of Kush.” 2-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, free.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm

Author Talk. 3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Maya Schenwar, author of “Locked Down, Locked Out: Why Prison Doesn’t Work and How We Can Do Better,” presents.

Concert. “Sounds of Faith.” @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:15 pm

Concert. “Sounds of Faith.” 3-5:15 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $20 suggested donation, free for students. Performers include vocalist Sheetal Bhagat Heinert, the Rockefeller Children’s Choir and more.

Play. “Arcadia.” @ University Church, second floor theater
Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm

Play. “Arcadia.” 3 p.m., University Church, second floor theater, 5655 S. University Ave., $10 in advance, $12 at the door, $10 for students and seniors. Tom Stoppard’s play, presented by the Hyde Park Community Players. For advance tickets and for more information, visit hydeparkcommunityplayers.org

Concert @ Logan Center, performance hall
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Concert. 4-5:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The University Wind Ensemble performs with Anna Rimlinger, co-winner of the U. of C.’s 2014 Concerto Competition.

Sunday Evening Jazz @ Room 43
Nov 16 @ 7:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Sunday Evening Jazz. 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 saxophonist Ari Brown.

Nov
18
Tue
Talk @ U. of C. Institute of Politics
Nov 18 @ 3:00 pm

Talk. 3 p.m., U. of C. Institute of Politics, 5707 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4671, free. With former Republican U.S. Sen. Alan Simpson. To R.S.V.P., visit uchipolitics.eventbrite.com.

Lecture. “Legitimation Crisis? On the Political Contradictions of Financialized Capitalism.” @ Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room S-102
Nov 18 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Lecture. “Legitimation Crisis? On the Political Contradictions of Financialized Capitalism.” 4:30-6:30 p.m., Franke Institute for the Humanities, Regenstein Library, room S-102, 773-702-9936. Nancy Fraser, of the New School, presents.

Lecture. “The Creation of Hard and Soft Currencies: Historical Roots of PResent Inequalities in Africa.” @ Wilder House
Nov 18 @ 5:30 pm

Lecture. “The Creation of Hard and Soft Currencies: Historical Roots of PResent Inequalities in Africa.” 5:25 p.m., Wilder House, 5811 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-702-7721. Toby Green, of Kings College, presents.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Nov 18 @ 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Hillary Chute, author of “Outside the Box,” and Patrick Jagoda, co-editor of Critical Inquiry,  present.

Concert @ Logan Center, cafe
Nov 18 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Concert. 7:30-10 p.m., Logan Center, cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Ari Brown performs as part of the Logan Center Third Tuesday Jazz Series.

Nov
19
Wed
Wednesday Lunch @ Swift Hall, common room
Nov 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Wednesday Lunch. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200, $5. Sign up in advance by sending an e-mail to divinitylunch@gmail.com.

Presentation. “A Technical Study of Bronze Sculptures.” @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm

Presentation. “A Technical Study of Bronze Sculptures.” 1 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A discussion of two researcher’s findings after studying 23 sculptures from the Smart Museum’s collection. Space is limited. Register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register.

Presentation. “A Technical Study of Bronze Sculptures.” @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 19 @ 1:00 pm

Presentation. “A Technical Study of Bronze Sculptures.” 1 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. A discussion of two researchers’ findings after studying 23 sculptures from the Smart Museum’s collection. Space is limited. Register in advance at smartmuseum.uchicago.edu/calendar/register.

Lecture. “Behind Marx’s ‘Hidden Abode.’” @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Nov 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Behind Marx’s ‘Hidden Abode.’” 4:30-6 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave., 773-702-0230. Nancy Fraser, of the New School, presents.

Concert @ Blackstone Library
Nov 19 @ 6:30 pm

Concert. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4944 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. The Music Teachers of Hyde Park (MTHP) present a concert featuring pianist Laura Fenster performing Liszt and Chopin, as part of the MTHP Artist Series.

Taoism 101 @ Disciples Divinity House
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Taoism 101. 7-8:30 p.m., Disciples Divinity House, 1156 E. 57th St., 773-702-8200. U. of C. Divinity School student Jem Jebbia will present.

Nov
20
Thu
Thanksgiving Day Interfaith Celebration @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 20 @ 11:00 am

Thanksgiving Day Interfaith Celebration. 11 a.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. An annual tradition organized by the Hyde Park and Kenwood Interfaith Council. With keynote speaker JoAnne Marie Terrell, associate professor of Ethics, Theology and the Arts at the Chicago Theological Seminary.

Homeschool Workshop: Junior Archaeologists @ Oriental Institute
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Homeschool Workshop: Junior Archaeologists. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $15 non-member child and adult, $10 member child and adult, $7 additional non-member child, $5 additional member child. Featuring a simulated archaeological dig in the institute’s Kipper Family Archaeology Discovery Center. For home-schooled children ages 9-12. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.

Homeschool Workshop: Play and Learn @ Oriental Institute
Nov 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Homeschool Workshop: Play and Learn. 1:30-3:30 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $10 non-member child and adult, $6 member child and adult, $5 additional non-member child, $3 additional member child. A chance to dress up like an ancient, enjoy stories about Mesopotamia and find artifacts in the galleries. For home-schooled children ages 5-8. To register, visit oi.uchicago.edu/register.