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Week of January 27

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6:30 am Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club @ Blackstone Library
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book… @ Blackstone Library
Jan 27 @ 6:30 am – 7:30 am
Fantasy and Science Fiction Book Club. 6:30 p.m., Blackstone Library, 4904 S. Lake Park Ave., 312-747-0511. Participants will discuss “The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 27 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 27 @ 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 [...]
3:30 pm Film Screening. “The Monsoon Oracle.” @ Foster Hall, room 103
Film Screening. “The Monsoon Ora… @ Foster Hall, room 103
Jan 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Film Screening. “The Monsoon Oracle.” 3:30 p.m., Foster Hall, room 103, 1130 E. 59th St., 773-702-8637. Featuring Shrenik Rao’s 2013 film, followed by a reception [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. “Faltering Images: Byzantium on the Edge of Becoming.” @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Lecture. “Faltering Images: Byza… @ Swift Hall, third floor lecture room
Jan 27 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Faltering Images: Byzantium on the Edge of Becoming.” 4:30-6 p.m., Swift Hall, third floor lecture room, 1025 E. 58th St., 773-702-8200. Yale Ph.D. candidate [...]
6:00 pm Emerging Minds Project Community Conversation @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107
Emerging Minds Project Community… @ Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Emerging Minds Project Community Conversation. 6-8 p.m., Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, room 107, 5710 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-834-4672. An opportunity for the campus community [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “Amour.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Film Screening. “Amour.” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Film Screening. “Amour.” 7-9:30 p.m, Logan Center, screening room 201, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-2787, free. A screening of Michael Haneke’s 2012 film, featuring a [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 28 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 28 @ 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 [...]
12:00 pm Lecture. “Spanglish and the Changing of America’s Language.” @ Katz Center for Mexican Studies
Lecture. “Spanglish and the Chan… @ Katz Center for Mexican Studies
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “Spanglish and the Changing of America’s Language.” Noon-1:30 p.m., 773-834-1987. Ilan Stavans, of Amherst College, presents a Katz Center for Mexican Studies seminar.
12:00 pm Lecture. “The Chicago Cultural Plan at Year One.” @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, room 289B
Lecture. “The Chicago Cultural P… @ Harris School of Public Policy Studies, room 289B
Jan 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Lecture. “The Chicago Cultural Plan at Year One.” Noon-1:20 p.m., Harris School of Public Policy Studies, room 289B, 1155 E. 60th St., 773-702-1999. Julie Burros, [...]
4:30 pm Film Screening. “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.” @ Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
Film Screening. “Nefarious: Merc… @ Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema
Jan 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Film Screening. “Nefarious: Merchant of Souls.” 4:30-6 p.m., Ida Noyes Hall, Max Palevsky Cinema, 1212 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. A screening of Matthew Dickey [...]
4:30 pm Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Restorative Yoga @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Restorative Yoga. 4:30-5:30 p.m. and 5:45-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $5 suggested donation, free for students.
4:30 pm Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Tea and Pipes @ Bond Chapel
Jan 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Tea and Pipes. 4:30-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Tea and biscuits served at 4 p.m., followed by organ music.
7:30 pm Concert @ International House, assembly hall
Concert @ International House, assembly hall
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 29 @ 9:30 am
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $15 general admission. The Scandinavian Symphonic Sampler performs, preceded by VOX 3 Collective. [...]
12:00 am Concert @ International House, assembly hall
Concert @ International House, assembly hall
Jan 28 @ 7:30 pm – Jan 29 @ 9:30 am
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., International House, assembly hall, 1414 E. 59th St., 773-753-2274, $15 general admission. The Scandinavian Symphonic Sampler performs, preceded by VOX 3 Collective. [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 29 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 29 @ 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 [...]
11:30 am Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Wednesday Worship @ Bond Chapel
Jan 29 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Wednesday Worship. 11:30 a.m.-noon, Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-8200. A brief worship service co-sponsored by the U. of C. Divinity School and Rockefeller [...]
12:00 pm Talk. “The ACA and the Transformation of American Health Care.” @ Surgery Brain Research Pavilion, Billings Auditorium
Talk. “The ACA and the Transform… @ Surgery Brain Research Pavilion, Billings Auditorium
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Talk. “The ACA and the Transformation of American Health Care.” Noon, Surgery Brain Research Pavilion, Billings Auditorium, 5812 S. Ellis Ave., 773-834-4671. Nancy-Ann DeParle, President [...]
12:00 pm Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand through a Brain Interface.” @ Swift Hall, common room
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity … @ Swift Hall, common room
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Wednesday Lunch at the Divinity School. “Restoring Touch with a Prosthetic Hand through a Brain Interface.” Noon-1:15 p.m., Swift Hall, common room, 1025 E. 58th [...]
12:30 pm Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm
Concert. Lunch with Mr. Skinner. 12:30-1 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. A lunchtime organ performance. Visitors are invited to bring their [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation instruction for newcomers at 5 p.m., followed by [...]
5:00 pm Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 29 @ 5:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Zen Meditation at Rockefeller. 5-6:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, free. Soto Zen mediation instruction for newcomers at 5 p.m., followed by [...]
6:00 pm Gallery Tour @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418,
Gallery Tour @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418,
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Gallery Tour. 6 p.m., Cobb Lecture Hall, room 418, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8670, free. Hamza Walker, associate curator and director of education for the [...]
6:00 pm Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Circle @ Blackstone Library
Knitting and Needle Crafter’s Ci… @ Blackstone Library
Jan 29 @ 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.
6:00 pm Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s Class @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Samatha Meditation: Beginner’s C… @ Rockefeller Chapel, Interreligious Center, Room 019
Jan 29 @ 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.
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 30 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 30 @ 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 [...]
3:00 pm Lecture. “Models to Imitate: Spinoza on Human Rights.” @ Stuart Hall, room 105
Lecture. “Models to Imitate: Spi… @ Stuart Hall, room 105
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lecture. “Models to Imitate: Spinoza on Human Rights.” 3-5 p.m., Stuart Hall, room 105, 5835 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-8513. Susan James, of the University of [...]
4:00 pm Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Gentle Yoga @ Bond Chapel
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Gentle Yoga. 4-5 p.m., Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. Time for quiet reflection, meditation and yoga instruction.
4:30 pm @ Fulton Hall
@ Fulton Hall
Jan 30 @ 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. With complimentary tea and cookies at 4:15 p.m.
4:30 pm Lecture. “Crip Displacements: Disability, Dispossession and Resistance.” @ Logan Center
Lecture. “Crip Displacements: Di… @ Logan Center
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture. “Crip Displacements: Disability, Dispossession and Resistance.” 4:30-6 p.m., Logan Center, 915 E. 60th St.. Robert McRuer, of George Washington University, presents. For more information, [...]
6:00 pm Author Reading @ Midway Studios
Author Reading @ Midway Studios
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Reading. 6 p.m., Midway Studios, 929 E. 60th St., 773-834-8524. Alissa Nutting will read from her debut novel, “Tampa.”
6:30 pm Film Screening. “Blacks and Jews.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Film Screening. “Blacks and Jews.” @ DuSable Museum of African American History
Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “Blacks and Jews.” 6:30-9 p.m., DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th St.,  773-947-0600, dusablemuseum.org. A screening of Deborah Kaufman and [...]
7:00 pm Film Screening. “Ashes to Honey.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Film Screening. “Ashes to Honey.” @ Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film Screening. “Ashes to Honey.” Cobb Lecture Hall, room 307, 5811 S. Ellis Ave., 7-9 p.m., 773-702-1673. A screening of Hitomi Kamanaka’s 2010 film, followed [...]
7:00 pm Piano Master Class @ Fulton Hall
Piano Master Class @ Fulton Hall
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Piano Master Class. 7-9 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484, free. Led by pianist Ursula Oppens.
8:00 pm Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Vespers @ Bond Chapel
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Vespers. 8-9 p.m. Bond Chapel, 1050 E. 59th St., 773-702-2100, free. 
9:00 am Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 31 @ 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 [...]
9:00 am Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Tot Lot and Outdoor Playground @ Hyde Park Neighborhood Club
Jan 31 @ 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 [...]
12:00 pm Luncheon Discussion @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Luncheon Discussion @ Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Luncheon Discussion. Noon-1:30 p.m., Center for the Study of Race, Politics and Culture, 5733 S. University Ave. Robert McRuer, of George Washington University, presents on [...]
12:15 pm Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch @ Hyde Park Art Center
Jan 31 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Artist Salon and Brown Bag Lunch. 12:15-1:15 p.m., Hyde Park Art Center, 5020 S. Cornell Ave., 773-324-5520, hydeparkart.org. A chance to meet and catch up [...]
1:00 pm Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jumu’ah Prayers @ Bond Chapel
Jan 31 @ 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.
3:30 pm Lecture. “What Language Do I Speak? Idiom, Affect, and the Power of the Player” @ Fulton Hall
Lecture. “What Language Do I Spe… @ Fulton Hall
Jan 31 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. “What Language Do I Speak? Idiom, Affect, and the Power of the Player” 3:30-5:30 p.m., Fulton Hall, 5845 S. Ellis Ave., 773-702-8484. Anna Weesner, [...]
4:30 pm Lecture. The Mirror and the Maze @ Harper Memorial Library, room 140
Lecture. The Mirror and the Maze @ Harper Memorial Library, room 140
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Lecture. The Mirror and the Maze. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Harper Memorial Library, room 140, 1116 E. 59th St., 773-702-8477. Science fiction writer Samuel R. Delany, Critical [...]
4:30 pm Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Sounds for Wellness @ Smart Museum of Art
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Sounds for Wellness. 4:30-4:45 p.m., Smart Museum of Art, 5550 S. Greenwood Ave., 773-702-0200, free. Bagpiper Zachary Cahill performs.
4:30 pm Vocal Master Class @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Vocal Master Class @ Logan Center, performance penthouse 901
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Vocal Master Class. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Logan Center, performance penthouse 901, 915 E. 60th St., 773-702-8484, free. Led by mezzo-soprano Tracey Watson.
5:30 pm Film Screening. “Has the Film Already Started?” @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Film Screening. “Has the Film Al… @ Logan Center, screening room 201
Jan 31 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Film Screening. “Has the Film Already Started?” Logan Center, screening room 201, 773-702-8569, free. A screening of Maurice Lemaitre’s 1951 film, in conjunction with the [...]
6:00 pm Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Author Talk @ Seminary Co-op Bookstore
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Author Talk. 6 p.m., Seminary Co-op Bookstore, 5751 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-752-4381, free. Jonathan Black, author of “Making the American Body: The Remarkable Saga of [...]
7:30 pm Concert @ Mandel Hall
Concert @ Mandel Hall
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Concert. 7:30-9:30 p.m., Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St., 773-702-2787, $35 general admission, $5 students. A concert by the Goldstein-Peled-Fiterstein trio, with a pre-concert lecture [...]
7:30 pm Concert @ Rockefeller Chapel
Concert @ Rockefeller Chapel
Jan 31 @ 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Concert. 7:30-8:45 p.m., Rockefeller Chapel, 5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., 773-702-2100, $10 general admission, $5 students. The U. of C. Camerata performs music from the English [...]
10:00 am Teacher Program. Teaching with Primary Sources @ Oriental Institute
Teacher Program. Teaching with P… @ Oriental Institute
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Teacher Program. Teaching with Primary Sources. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th St., 773-702-9507, $40 non-members, $30 members. A gallery tour and chance [...]