Calendar

Nov
11
Mon
Film Screening @ Kelly Hall, Room 114
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Film Screening. 5-7 p.m., Kelly Hall, Room 114, 5848 S. University Ave., 773-702-8420, free. Brazilian documentary screenings followed by a Q and A session with directors. Film to be announced. Part of the citywide MOSTRA IV Brazilian film series.

Mouth Thought @ Blackstone Library
Nov 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Mouth Thought. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. A poetry reading event for teens and adults. Participants are invited to read their own poem or someone else’s. 

Conversation @ Calvert House
Nov 11 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. 7-8 p.m., Calvert House, 5735 S. University Ave., free. A discussion with two priests about Just War Theory. For more information, contact Pat Lagges by calling 773-288-2311 or sending an e-mail to plagges@uchicago.edu.

Nov
12
Tue
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 12 @ 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 a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 12 @ 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 or $65 for a monthly pass.

Preschool Story Time @ Blackstone Library
Nov 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Preschool Story Time. 10:30 a.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Picture books and activities for children up to age 3.

Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” @ International House
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Film Screening and Performance. “Our Fires Still Burn.” 6-11 p.m., International House, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274. Featuring a dance performance, taco dinner and 6:45 p.m. screening of the 2013 film on the removal of native American children from their homes and placement in boarding schools, directed and produced by Audrey Geyer. A discussion with Geyer and the film’s cast will follow.

Film screening. “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience.” @ International House, Assembly Hall
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Film screening. “Our Fires Still Burn: The Native American Experience.” Directed and produced by Audrey Geyer, “Our Fires Still Burn” dispels the myth that American Indians have disappeared from the American horizon, and reveals how they continue to persist, heal from the past, confront the challenges of today, keep their culture alive, and make great contributions to society. International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 6-11 p.m., 773-753-2274.

Lecture. “Justice Interrupted: The Past and Future of Democracy Movements in the Middle East @ Social Science Research Building, Room 122
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lecture. “Justice Interrupted: The Past and Future of Democracy Movements in the Middle East. 6-7 p.m., Social Science Research Building, Room 122, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-7721. Elizabeth F. Thompson, of the University of Virginia, presents. Presented by the U. of C.’s Center for International Studies and co-sponsored by the U. of C.’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Nov
13
Wed
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 13 @ 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 a monthly pass. This class is intended for children 0-4 and their caregivers or parents to get together on a regular basis to learn, play and benefit from one another’s company.

Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Nov 13 @ 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 or $65 for a monthly pass.

Lecture. “Processes of Social Change in Bolivia.” @ Social Science Research Building, Tea Room
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lecture. “Processes of Social Change in Bolivia.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Social Science Research Building, Tea Room, 1126 E. 59th St., 773-702-8420. Bolivian union leader and activist Felix Muruchi reads excerpts from his latest book, “From the Mines to the Streets: A Bolivian Activist’s Life.”

Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Nov 13 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch with Mr. Skinner. Bring your lunch, relax, and enjoy —beverages provided. The carillon is played from noon, so you’ll hear the sweet sounds of the bells in the Chapel as you arrive. Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., noon-12:30 p.m.

Lecture. “Becoming ‘Copwise’: How the Urban Poor Negotiate Hyper-Policing in Everyday Life.” @ Stuart Hall, Room 104
Nov 13 @ 4:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Lecture. “Becoming ‘Copwise’: How the Urban Poor Negotiate Hyper-Policing in Everyday Life.” 4:15-6:15 p.m., Stuart Hall, Room 104, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-5116, free. Sociology professor Forrest Stuart presents.