A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

November 27 - December 26, 2022

Sunday, November 27

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
27 Nov

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
27 Nov

The John B. Ervin Scholars Program honors the memory of a nationally renowned educator and community leader who believed in giving students a first-rate...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
27 Nov

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
27 Nov

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
27 Nov

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
27 Nov

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Thanksgiving Break
27 Nov

No classes.

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
27 Nov

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
27 Nov

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
27 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
27 Nov

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
27 Nov

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
27 Nov

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Monday, November 28

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
28 Nov

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
28 Nov

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
28 Nov

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
28 Nov

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
28 Nov

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
28 Nov

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
28 Nov

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
28 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
28 Nov

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Monday, November 28 | 9:00 AM
ESE Seminar: Thesis Defense Tillman James
28 Nov

Traumatic events such as dislocation, breaks, and arthritis of musculoskeletal joints, can cause the development of post-traumatic joint contracture (PTJC)....

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
28 Nov

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
28 Nov

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
28 Nov

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Buder/SAGE Speaker
28 Nov

Lakota Social Work education, a cultural approach to trauma informed teaching and practice

Tuesday, November 29

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
29 Nov

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
29 Nov

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
29 Nov

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
29 Nov

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
29 Nov

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
29 Nov

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
29 Nov

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
29 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
29 Nov

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Tuesday, November 29 | 9:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
29 Nov

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

2022 Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts
29 Nov

For the first time in at least three years, Becker Library’s Archives & Rare Books Division hosts the Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts. . ....

Civic Café
29 Nov

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series every Tuesday evening at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., when classes are in session. Each night will...

Tuesday, November 29 | 5:30 PM

Wednesday, November 30

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
30 Nov

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
30 Nov

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
30 Nov

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
30 Nov

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
30 Nov

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
30 Nov

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
30 Nov

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
30 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
30 Nov

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Wednesday, November 30 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
30 Nov

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
30 Nov

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
30 Nov

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Libraries Virtual Book Club: 'Restoration'
30 Nov

Join us for the November book club where we will discuss "Restoration" by Rose Tremain. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, Rose Tremain’s work of...

Wednesday, November 30 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Americanist Dinner Forum: Leticia Alvarado: To Have and To Hoard, Xandra Ibarra’s Object Lessons
30 Nov

How do minoritized artists navigate spaces rife with problematic practices of extraction, rooted in the institutional objectification of individuals in the...

Wednesday, November 30 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Translating Poetry (It’s Not Easy): Matthias Goeritz and Mary Jo Bang
30 Nov

Join us for an evening celebrating the publication of "Colonies of Paradise" by Matthias Goeritz, professor of practice of comparative literature and...

Thursday, December 1

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
01 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
01 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
01 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
01 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
01 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
01 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
01 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
01 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
01 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Thursday, December 1 | 9:00 AM
Digital Transformation Coffee Hour
01 Dec

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, December 1 | 9:30 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
01 Dec

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, December 1 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
01 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
01 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
01 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Online Discussion with Sana de Courcelles: Representing France at the World Health Organization*
01 Dec

Sana de Courcelles is executive director of the Sciences Po School of Public Affairs in France and an affiliated professor in the areas of public innovation...

Thursday, December 1 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Power Lunch & Learn: Career 2.0: Insights from Alumni Who Have Successfully Switched Careers
01 Dec

What does it take to make a major shift mid-career? What strategies should you use, and what factors should you consider? How do you establish credibility in...

Thursday, December 1 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Reproductive Justice Through the Lens of Social Work, Public Health and Social Policy
01 Dec

The landscape around abortion rights has changed greatly following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization which...

Thursday, December 1 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
ESE Seminar: Dissertation Proposal Maxwell Adolphson
01 Dec

Whispering Gallery Mode (WGM) microresonators are a class of optical sensors that have demonstrated enormous potential for the detection of single molecules...

Thursday, December 1 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
A Conversation with Jerome Harris
01 Dec

In coordination with Dr. Stucky's "Music of the African Diaspora" class we are delighted to facilitate a conversation with ground-breaking jazz musician...

2022 Nobel Prize Laureate Annie Ernaux Reading & Discussion
01 Dec

In celebration of Annie Ernaux’s Nobel Prize, the libraries and the department of romance languages and literature welcome you to a special reading and...

Developments in Community-Driven Science: People, Salt and Mussels
01 Dec

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology seminars are hybrid. Those who wish to join virtually can watch the livestream on YouTube.

Thursday, December 1 | 4:00 PM
Mechanical and Genetic Regulation of Distinct Epithelial Morphology in Different Segments of the Gut
01 Dec

The department of developmental biology presents the 41st Annual Oliver H. Lowry Lecture with Clifford J. Tabin.

“Women Talking” Film Screening and Panel Discussion
01 Dec

Join us for a special advanced screening of “Women Talking,” Sarah Polley’s searing adaptation of Miriam Toews’ acclaimed novel about a group of women in an...

Thursday, December 1 | 7:00 PM
Visiting Writer - Margo Jefferson
01 Dec

Washington University Department of English is pleased to welcome Margo Jefferson as a Visiting Writer on Thursday, December 1st, 2022. Reading and book sale...

Thursday, December 1 | 8:00 PM

Friday, December 2

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
02 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
02 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
02 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
02 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
02 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
02 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Washington University Dance Theatre: 'This is Temporary'
02 Dec

The annual dance concert features diverse artwork by resident and guest choreographers, performed by student dancers of the Performing Arts Department. As...

Friday, December 2 | 12:00 AM
Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
02 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
02 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
02 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Friday, December 2 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
02 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Clifford Stein
02 Dec

Professor of IEOR and of Computer Science at Columbia University Talk Info Coming Soon

Friday, December 2 | 11:00 AM
EECE Seminar - Habif Health and Wellness Services
02 Dec

This seminar presented by Jodi Seals of the Habif Health and Wellness Center at Washington University will overview our Habif Health and Wellness services as...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
02 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
02 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Cycle Express
02 Dec

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in The Dark Room for this 30 min cycle class! We will get a quick sweat on and feel like we packed in 50 mins of work! ...

Men's Basketball Lopata Classic Tournament
02 Dec

Come and support our WashU Men's Basketball team as they host the Lopata Classic Tournament!

Friday, December 2 | 5:00 PM
Jerome Harris, jazz guitar and band leader
02 Dec

Jerome Harris is an American jazz musician specializing in electric/acoustic bass guitar and electric guitar. On his concert, will be joined by Steve Davis,...

Friday, December 2 | 7:30 PM

Saturday, December 3

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
03 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
03 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
03 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
03 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
03 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
03 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Washington University Dance Theatre: 'This is Temporary'
03 Dec

The annual dance concert features diverse artwork by resident and guest choreographers, performed by student dancers of the Performing Arts Department. As...

Saturday, December 3 | 12:00 AM
Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
03 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
03 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
03 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
03 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
03 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Workshop: Decalcomania, Elements of Chance
03 Dec

Decalcomania is a transfer technique in which ink, paint, or another medium is spread onto a smooth surface while still wet and then pressed onto another...

Public Tour: Materials and Methods
03 Dec

Student educators lead interactive tours of works in the permanent collection that incorporate various artistic methods and materials, including experimental...

Public Tour: Materials and Methods
03 Dec

Student educators lead interactive tours of works in the permanent collection that incorporate various artistic methods and materials, including experimental...

Piano Quartets of Mozart and Brahms
03 Dec

WashU faculty Sunghee Hinners, piano, Hannah Frey, violin, and Amy Greenhalgh, viola will be joined by cellist Stephanie Hunt to perform works by Mozart and...

Men's Basketball Lopata Classic Tournament
03 Dec

Come and support our WashU Men's Basketball Team as they host the Lopata Classic Tournament!

Saturday, December 3 | 5:00 PM

Sunday, December 4

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
04 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
04 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
04 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
04 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
04 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
04 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Washington University Dance Theatre: 'This is Temporary'
04 Dec

The annual dance concert features diverse artwork by resident and guest choreographers, performed by student dancers of the Performing Arts Department. As...

Sunday, December 4 | 12:00 AM
Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
04 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
04 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
04 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Chamber Music Division Recital
04 Dec

WashU music students will perform in small ensembles.

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
04 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
04 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Piano Division Recital
04 Dec

THE NOVEMBER 5, 2022 RECITAL HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Sunday, December 4 | 1:30 PM
Guitar Gala
04 Dec

Students in the WashU guitar studios will perform a concert of solos and ensembles.

Sunday, December 4 | 3:00 PM
Guitar Gala
04 Dec
Alumni and Parent Book Discussion: 'Razorblade Tears'
04 Dec

Welcome, WashU readers! Throughout the year, we will hold Alumni and Parent book discussions that aim to foster dialogue, learning and listening as the...

Sunday, December 4 | 7:00 PM
Virtual Event

Monday, December 5

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
05 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
05 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
05 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
05 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
05 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
05 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
05 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
05 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
05 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Monday, December 5 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
05 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
05 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
05 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Bozhi Tian, Professor, Chemistry, University of Chicago
05 Dec

Bozhi Tian, Professor, Chemistry, University of Chicago Semiconductors are powerful tools in electronic and photonic biointerface studies due to their...

What's Slavery Got to Do with It? Plautus' Rudens, Roman Slavery, and 1884 St. Louis
05 Dec

Roberta Stewart will revisit the remarkable 1884 performance of Plautus’ ancient Roman comedy Rudens by a group of nine female students at Washington...

Monday, December 5 | 6:00 PM

Tuesday, December 6

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
06 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
06 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
06 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
06 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
06 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
06 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
06 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
06 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
06 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Tuesday, December 6 | 9:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
06 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Weidenbaum Center Public Policy Meeting
06 Dec

A lively discussion among Washington University faculty, special guests, and the audience. Topics will include current issues in the news, as well as the...

Tuesday, December 6 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Strategies to Support Multilingual Learning in U.S. Schools
06 Dec

Join us for a moderated round table panel discussion as we highlight practitioners’ current strategies to support multilingual students and researchers’...

Tuesday, December 6 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
A two toned, red map marker indicates a location.
06 Dec

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to participate in this collaborative learning session. Participants will build and practice skills to help them...

Tuesday, December 6 | 2:30 PM
Virtual Event
Tracking a Killer: Using Ancient DNA to Understand The Evolutionary History of Tuberculosis
06 Dec

Anne C. Stone, Regents’ Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University Abstract: Tuberculosis (TB) has affected humans, as...

Tuesday, December 6 | 4:00 PM
Civic Café
06 Dec

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series every Tuesday evening at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., when classes are in session. Each night will...

Tuesday, December 6 | 5:30 PM
Jazz Combos Concert
06 Dec

Bill Lenihan, Director of Jazz Performance, will lead small groups in performance.

Tuesday, December 6 | 7:30 PM

Wednesday, December 7

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
07 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
07 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
07 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
07 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
07 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
07 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
07 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
07 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
07 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Wednesday, December 7 | 9:00 AM
A two toned, red map marker indicates a location.
07 Dec

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to participate in building awareness of the individual roles we play in creating a more inclusive WashU community....

Wednesday, December 7 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
07 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
07 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
07 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Antiracism and Social Justice: A conversation with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
07 Dec

DIVERSITY PERSPECTIVES SERIES WashU Olin is proud to welcome Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to the Olin community for a discussion on antiracism and social justice. Dr....

Wednesday, December 7 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
ESE  Prospective Student PhD Information Session
07 Dec
Wednesday, December 7 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
Jazz Band Concert
07 Dec

The WashU Jazz Band students will perform under the direction of Chris Becker.

Wednesday, December 7 | 7:30 PM

Thursday, December 8

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
08 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
08 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
08 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
08 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
08 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
08 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
08 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
08 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
08 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Thursday, December 8 | 9:00 AM
Digital Transformation Coffee Hour
08 Dec

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, December 8 | 9:30 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
08 Dec

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, December 8 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
08 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

A two toned, red map marker indicates a location.
08 Dec

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to take part in this 90-minute interactive session. Participants will interact with the University mission, goals,...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
08 Dec

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
08 Dec

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Hormonal Regulation of Gene Expression Defines Sex-variable Biology
08 Dec

Stephen Johnson Memorial Lecture Hosted by: Simona Sarafinovska and Genetics trainees & postdocs In-person only: Connor Auditorium (FLTC)

Tim Colonius
08 Dec

Tim Colonius, the Frank and Ora Lee Marble Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Cecil and Sally Drinkward Leadership Chair, Department of Mechanical & Civil...

Native Foods, Native Peoples, Native Pollinators: An Initiative to Support Pollinators, Native Americans and the Environment
08 Dec

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology seminars are hybrid. Those who wish to join virtually can watch the livestream on YouTube.

Thursday, December 8 | 4:00 PM

Friday, December 9

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
09 Dec

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Last Day of Classes
09 Dec

Last day of fall semester.

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
09 Dec

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
09 Dec

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Ron King, Hick, Hack, Hock, 1995. Julian and Hope Edison Collection, Washington University Libraries
09 Dec

The Miniature Museum is a new series of exhibitions in which books are displayed as sculptural objects in a custom-built dollhouse museum. The first...

Stories From World War II
09 Dec

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
09 Dec

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
09 Dec

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
09 Dec

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
09 Dec

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Friday, December 9 | 9:00 AM
Broadening Participation in Computing (BPC): Why should you care? What can/should you do?
09 Dec

Tracy Camp, Ph.D. Executive Director Computing Research Association Change is possible with strategic effort! Thus, it's fantastic that CSE at WashU...

Friday, December 9 | 10:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
09 Dec

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Dr. Tagbo Niepa
09 Dec

Tagbo H. R. Niepa, PhD Assistant Professor Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering Department of Bioengineering Department of Civil & Environmental...

Friday, December 9 | 11:00 AM