Calendar

October 2013

Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” @ Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001
October 18, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “Mental Health and Gender Politics in Post-Genocide Rwanda.” Noon-1:30 p.m., Biological Sciences Learning Center, Room 001, 924 E. 57th St., 773-834-0957, free. Rwandan health [...]
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
October 18, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Jumu’ah Prayers. 1-1:30 p.m. and 1:45-2:15 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St, 773-702-2100. Muslim Friday prayers.
Author Talk. @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 18, 2013 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Author Talk. 2-3 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. Eric Lohr discusses his book, “Russian Citizenship: From Empire to Soviet Union.” [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 18, 2013 @ 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. Adam Rome discusses his book, “The Genius of Earth Day: How a [...]
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” @ Mandel Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Performance. “A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan.” Preceded by a lecture by Dan Wang. Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 6:30-9:30 p.m., $35/$5 students, 773-702-8068. [...]
The 2013 Social Justice Address @ Rockefeller Memorial Chapel
October 18, 2013 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
The 2013 Social Justice Address. 6:30-7:30 p.m., Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave. Activist and University of Chicago Laboratory Schools alum William Upski Wimsatt [...]
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
A Salon Evening with Nicholas Phan. 7:30-9:30 p.m., 773-702-8068, $35 general admission, $5 students. Call 773-702-2787 for tickets. The tenor performs Benjamin Britten.
Concert @ International House, Assembly Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-8:30 p.m., International House, Assembly Hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-702-8647, free. Songwriter Yoshio Hayakawa and producer Masahide Sakuma perform.
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
October 18, 2013 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Red Clay Dance Company: Transcending. In celebration of their 5th Anniversary season, Red Clay Dance Company presents its inaugural fall concert” Transcending,” featuring “On Hallowed [...]
Dance Performance @ Logan Center, Performance Hall
October 19, 2013 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Dance Performance. 7:30-8:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Hall, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, $20. The Red Clay Dance Company performs.
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market @ 61st Street Farmers Market
October 19, 2013 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Cash Mob and Second Annual Chef Throwdown at the 61st Street Farmers Market. Watch Chicago culinary students compete in an outdoor cooking competition and vote [...]
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
October 19, 2013 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Author Talk. 9:30-10:30 a.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, semcoop.com. U. of C. assistant professor of english Srikanth Reddy presents for the [...]
Lego Architects @ Robie House
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lego Architects. 10 a.m.-noon, Robie House, 5757 S. Woodlawn Ave., 312-994-4000, gowright.org, $5 per child, free for accompanying adults. Participants use Legos to create a [...]
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute @ Oriental Institute
October 19, 2013 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open House Chicago at the Oriental Institute. The Oriental Institute joins the Chicago Architecture Foundation for a second year to present Open House Chicago, a [...]
Humanities Day 2013 @ various U. of C. campus sites
October 19, 2013 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
Humanities Day 2013. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., various U. of C. campus sites, 773-702-8512, humanitiesday2013.uchicago.edu, free. U. of C. faculty give presentations on a slew of [...]
Book Discussion @ Blackstone Library
October 19, 2013 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Book Discussion. 1-2:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss Isabel Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns.”
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry @ Blackstone Library
October 19, 2013 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Workshop. Bilingualism and Poetry. 3 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Joanna Kurowska and Katia Mitova present on writing poetry in two [...]
Humanities Day Presentation @ Centers for Gender/Race Studies, 5733 South University, 1st floor
October 19, 2013 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Humanities Day Presentation. This lecture will give a brief history of the University of Chicago’s Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality archival collections [...]
Concert @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
October 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Concert. 5:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. The Motet Choir performs its first concert of the year, featuring [...]
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend @ Logan Center, Performance Penthouse 901
October 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Motet Choir: Parents Weekend. Motet Choir’s first concert of the year showcases a variety of works from Latin America and Spain ranging in time from [...]