Calendar

Apr
17
Thu
Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” @ Cochrane-Woods Art Center
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. “The Life of Mexico City: Indigenous Presence in the Sixteenth Century Capital.” 4:30-5:30 p.m., Cochrane-Woods Art Center, 5540 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0278. Barbara Mundy, of Fordham University, presents.

Tea Time Concert Series @ Fulton Hall
Apr 17 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Tea Time Concert Series. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Flutist Masha Popova and pianist Svetlana Krasnova perform. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.

Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” @ Regenstein Library, room 122A-B
Apr 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Lecture. “Seeing Into and Seeing Through: The Promise and Peril of Imaging.” 5 p.m., Regenstein Library, room 122A-B, 1100 E. 57th St. Dr. Richard B. Gunderman, of Indiana University, presents.

Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands @ Smart Museum of Art
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Third Thursday: How to Draw Hands. 5:30-7:30 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Participants use as inspiration drawings in the museum’s exhibit, “Imaging/Imagining,” for their own sketches of the human hand. All materials provided. Open to adults of all skill levels.

Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim Family Circle and Mishkan Chicago. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to jcis@ctschicago.edu. @ Chicago Theological Seminary
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Freedom for All the Earth: An Interfaith Passover Seder. 6 p.m., Chicago Theological Seminary, 1407 E. 60th ST., 773-896-2400. Co-sponsored wtih the Hyde Park Muslim Family Circle and Mishkan Chicago. To R.S.V.P., send an e-mail to jcis@ctschicago.edu.

Author Talk. “U.S. Policy and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.” @ International House, assembly hall
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Author Talk. “U.S. Policy and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict.” 6:30-8 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, free. Josh Ruebner, national advocacy director of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation will discuss his most recent book, “Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace.”

Film Screening. “The Abominable Crime.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Film Screening. “The Abominable Crime.” 7-9 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 773-702-7721. Micah Fink’s 2013 film, followed by a Q and A with him.

Apr
18
Fri
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Apr 18 @ 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
Apr 18 @ 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.

Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Symposium. “Affective Labor in Dance: South Asia and Beyond.” Noon-2 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Focusing on dance as work and the dancer as laborer.

Workshop @ Fulton Hall
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Workshop. 1-4 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Pianists Svetlana Belsky and Elena Doubovitskaya, dancer Wendy Clinard and painter Dmitry Samarov host a workshop inspired by their collaborative work, “Chicago’s Watershed: A 156 Mile Choreography.”

Lecture @ Swift Hall, common room
Apr 18 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Lecture. 4:30 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-9565. Sahar Khamis, of the University of Maryland, College Park, presents a U. of C. Mellon Islamic Studies Initiative lecture, followed by a reception.v

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381. Virginia Zaharieva, co-author of “Nine Rabbits,” and Albena Stambolova, co-author of “Everything Happens as It Does,” presents.

Conversation. “On Disappointment.” @ Hyde Park Art Center
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Conversation. “On Disappointment.” 6-8 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. Philosopher Simon Critchley, of the New School for Social Research in New York, will participate in a discussion with artist John Preus and Bart Schultz, director of the Humanities Division’s Civic Knowledge Project at the University of Chicago.