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Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023

PAD’s ‘God of Carnage’ opens tonight

PAD’s ‘God of Carnage’ opens tonight

The Performing Arts Department will present “God of Carnage,” Yazmina Reza’s scathing satire of bourgeois manners, righteous fury and parental ego, in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre this weekend, Nov. 16-19.

Upcoming events



‘Writing for AI’ workshop

9–11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

Ian Bogost, in Arts & Sciences, will guide participants through the process of writing short pieces on the impact of artificial intelligence. Eads Hall, Room 217.



‘The Poverty Paradox’ virtual talk

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16

Mark Rank, of the Brown School, will give a virtual talk based on ideas in his latest book, “The Poverty Paradox.” Rank also will provide ideas and strategies for addressing poverty.



‘Kemper Unplugged’ concert

Noon Friday, Nov. 17

Enjoy an intimate performance from faculty and students in the Department of Music in Arts & Sciences. The 45-minute concert will include chamber music and acoustic solo performances surrounded by art in the permanent collection and special exhibition galleries. Kemper Art Museum.

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Looking ahead



International conference on social work, research

Friday, Nov. 24– Saturday, Nov. 25



Writing for ‘The Conversation’

9–11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 29



Classics colloquium in memory of Penelope Biggs

8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2

Exhibits and ongoing events

Public tour on portraiture at Kemper

The Kemper Art Museum presents an interactive tour of artworks highlighting diverse approaches to portraiture from different historical moments by such artists as Jess T. Dugan, Kehinde Wiley and Max Beckmann. The event will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18.




Save the Date

442s Holiday Spectacular

7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11