Calendar

April 2014

Talk. “Can Social Entrepreneurship End Global Poverty?” @ Ida Noyes Hall
April 21, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talk. “Can Social Entrepreneurship End Global Poverty?” Noon-1 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Premal Shah, president of Kiva.org, presents. [...]
@ Swift Hall, room 106
April 21, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Religious Deliberations and Respectful Democracy: Re-Imagining Liberal Publicity in Brazil. 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, room 106, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Elina Hartikainen, of [...]
Young Professional Leaders Meeting @ Oriental Institute
April 21, 2014 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm
Young Professional Leaders Meeting. 6:15-8:15 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-834-9777, free. A meeting on how to become involved with the Oriental Institute’s [...]
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
April 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
April 22, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass [...]
Mexican Studies Seminar @ Social Science Research Building, room 224
April 22, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Mexican Studies Seminar. Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, room 224, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-834-1987. Aurora Gomez-Galvarriato, of the Center for Research and Teaching [...]
Author Talk @ International House, assembly hall
April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Shadi Hamid, author of “Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in [...]
Story Slam. “Heart of the Beast.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Story Slam. “Heart of the Beast.” 6-7:30 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A storytelling competition curated by local storyteller [...]
Talk. “Is Religion Ruining Our Politics?” @ Quadrangle Club
April 22, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Talk. “Is Religion Ruining Our Politics?” 6-7:15 p.m., Quadrangle Club, 1155 E. 57th St., 773-834-4671, politics.uchicago.edu, free. Journalist E.J. Dionne and Ramesh Ponnuru, senior editor [...]
Film Screening. “Food Patriots.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
April 22, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “Food Patriots.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-7721. A screening of Jeff Spitz’s 2014 film, followed by a [...]
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
April 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tot Lot. 9 a.m.-noon, Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., info@babyphd.com, classes are $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass or $65 for [...]
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
April 23, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hyde Park Neighborhood Club, 5480 S. Kenwood Ave., 773-643-4062, hpnclub.org, $9 drop-in, $45 for a 10-session pass [...]
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School @ Swift Hall, common room
April 23, 2014 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 773-702-8200, $5. A vegetarian meal followed by a talks or performance. To R.S.V.P., [...]
Earth Day Celebration @ Blackstone Library
April 23, 2014 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Earth Day Celebration. 4 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Children listen to stories and complete a craft in celebration of Earth [...]
Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” @ Social Sciences Research Building, room 122
April 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Lecture. “Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage.” 5-7 p.m., Social Sciences Research Building, room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Theorist and philosopher Kojin Karatani [...]
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
April 23, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Activities for beginner and experienced knitters.
Despres Family Memorial Lecture. “Pedal to the Metal: From Biking to Restoration.” 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Suellen Burns, a [...]
Family Fun @ Blackstone Library
April 23, 2014 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Fun. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A chance for families to play board games and complete crafts.
Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” @ Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
April 23, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lecture. “New Light on the Biblical Philistines: A Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel.” 7-9 p.m., Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall, 1155 E. 58th [...]
Catcher in the Rhyme @ Logan Center, Cafe
April 23, 2014 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Catcher in the Rhyme. 8-10 p.m., Logan Center, Cafe, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. Featuring student work, such as readings, spoken word, open mics [...]