Pursuit of Happyness
Rosenwald Hall, 6 p.m., free.
The English and economics departments are teaming up to present a special screening of Happyness, followed by a discussion on inequality and wealth with professors Elaine Hadley, Ken Warren, and Allen Sanderson. Pizza provided!
Will Boast’s Daphne
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 6 p.m., free.
Author Will Boast will speak at the Co-Op about his debut novel, Daphne, a modern retelling of the myth of Daphne and Apollo.
Can’t Wait: Participate, an exhibition by Angela Davis Fegan
Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality, Community Room 105, 5–7 p.m., free.
As part of the Center for the Study of Gender and Sexuality’s ongoing series “Care@Chicago,” Angela Davis Fegan, a South Side native, will be discussing her exhibit of handmade prints.
Translation as Citation, Haun Saussy with Rosanna Warren
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 6–7:30 p.m., free.
Drawing from Chinese history, professor Haun Saussy examines the complex influence that culture has on translation in his newest book. Professor Rosanna Warren, a critically acclaimed poet, will join him in conversation at the Seminary Co-op.
Logan Center, Thursday–Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.; $6 in advance, $8 at the door.
University Theater presents Sarah Ruhl’s Eurydice, a thought-provoking examination of grief using the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice as its backdrop.
Galería de MODA: Winter 2018 Fashion Show
The Geraghty, 8–10 p.m., $20 student.
See classmates strut down the catwalk in student-designed fashion at MODA’s annual fashion show. If you can’t get enough MODA, arrive early for a cocktail reception and stay late for the after-party!
Logan Center Cabaret
Logan Center, 7 p.m., free.
Featuring a range of performances from singing to slam poetry, this student-driven event showcases a range of talented solo and group performers.
East Asia by the Book! CEAS Author Talks: Yoon Sun Yang
Seminary Co-Op Bookstore, 5 p.m., free.
Yoon Sun Yang, an assistant professor of Korean and Comparative Literature at Boston University (and former Ph.D. student at UChicago) will be speaking about her recent publication From Domestic Women to Sensitive Young Men: Translating the Individual in Early Colonial Korea.