Calendar

Oct
23
Wed
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Author Anne Bernstein discusses her book, “Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund.”

Author Talk @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Paul Durica and Bill Savage discuss their book, “Chicago by Day and Night: The Pleasure Seeker’s Guide to the Paris of America.”

Author Talk @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Paul Durica and Bill Savage discuss their book, “Chicago by Day and Night: The Pleasure Seeker’s Guide to the Paris of America.” The first talk of this year’s Despres Family Memorial Lecture Series.

Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Author Talk. 6-7 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Author Anne Bernstein discusses her book, “Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund.”

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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. 

Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Oct 23 @ 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. 

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion @ School of Social Service Administration, Lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6-7:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. Sponsored by the U. of C.’s Center for International Studies and its Norma Wait Harris Fund. Register at iraqwaruchi.eventbrite.com.

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. @ School of Social Service Administration, Lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. 6-7:30 p.m., School of Social Service Administration, Lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 773-834-4671, free. Sponsored by the U. of C.’s Center for International Studies and its Norma Wait Harris Fund. Register at iraqwaruchi.eventbrite.com.

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. @ School of Social Service Administration, lobby
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lessons from the U.S. War in Iraq: 10 Years After the Invasion. Ten years later, what is the lasting legacy of the Iraq War? What went wrong? What went right? What lessons should be gleaned from the conflict? And what impact will the war have on the long-term prospects for the people of Iraq—and for U.S. interests in the region? School of Social Service Administration, lobby, 969 E. 60th St., 6-7:30 p.m.,

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class. 6-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A class on mindfulness of breathing. 

Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African AMerican History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton, author of “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership” speaks.

Author Talk @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Author Talk. 6:30-8:30 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl., 773-947-0600,  dusablemuseum.org, $5 admission, free for those purchasing book. Civil rights activist Al Sharpton, author of “The Rejected Stone: Al Sharpton and the Path to American Leadership” speaks.

Lecture @ Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Lecture. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Laire Bell Law Quadrangle, Harry A. Bigelow Lecture Hall, 1111 E. 60th St., 773-834-4672. Columnist and blogger Marc Lamont Hill, author of “The Classroom and the Cell: Conversations on Black Life in America,” presents. For more information, send an e-mail to Emy Cardoza at ecardoza@uchicago.edu.