Calendar

Nov
18
Tue
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.

Lecture. “Andre Bazin’s Dark Passage.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Nov 20 @ 5:00 pm

Lecture. “Andre Bazin’s Dark Passage.” 5 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-1077, free. Dudley Andrew, of Yale University, presents.

Third Thursday. “Ideas for Sculpture.” @ Smart Museum of Art
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday. “Ideas for Sculpture.” 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants make their own sculptures modeled from original drawings by Henry Moore, Julio Gonzalez and Auguste Rodin. All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels. 

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Sapna Thottathil, author of “India’s Organic Farming Revolution,” presents. 

Reading @ Logan Center, seminar terrace 801
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Reading. 6-7:30 p.m., Logan Center, seminar terrace 801, 915 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524, free. Novelist Mary Gordon presents.

Talk. “The Case for Reparations.” @ Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club
Nov 20 @ 6:00 pm

Talk. “The Case for Reparations.” 6 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Cloister Club, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, free. With Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates. To R.S.V.P., visit coates-atlantic.eventbrite.com.

Nov
21
Fri
Film Screening. “Manakamana.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm

Film Screening. “Manakamana.” 7 p.m., Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8596, free. A screening of the 2014 film, with directors Pacho Velez and Stephanie Spray.

Kenwood Academy Annual Thanksgiving Concert @ Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium
Nov 21 @ 7:00 pm

Kenwood Academy Annual Thanksgiving Concert. 7 p.m., Kenwood Academy High School, auditorium, 5015 S. Blackstone Ave., 773-535-1350. The Kenwood Concert Choir and Jazz Band perform. Entrance will face Lake Park Avenue. One donated food item per guest required.