A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, October 22

A Day in the Life
22 Oct

The portability of miniature books makes them perfect for carrying and using throughout daily life. A large portion of the Julian and Hope Edison Collection...

Exhibit: Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism
22 Oct

The exhibition Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism, 1848-1919, demonstrates how mass-produced, illustrated media from...

Joy Williams: Honored Guest
22 Oct

The Washington University Libraries acquired the Joy Williams Papers in 2017, a significant milestone for its Modern Literature Collection. Williams is one...

Li Yuexi 李月溪(1881-1946), Telebiao 特勒驃, Stone relief rubbing taken from the Six Horses of Zhao Mausoleum 昭陵六骏
22 Oct

Legendary: Horses and Classical Chinese Literature is an exhibition inspired by Chinese culture and literature highlighting essential works from the East...

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
22 Oct

Though many consider pop-up books to be for children, books with moving parts have been around for centuries and encompass all genres. The Rare Book...

PAD presents: 'She Kills Monsters'
22 Oct

By Qui Nguyen Directed by William Whitaker Agnes rediscovers the true character of her deceased kid sister Tilly in this delightful “Dungeons and Dragons”...

Friday, October 22 | 12:00 AM
BearFit HIIT
22 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

Astrophysics Seminar on Neutron Star X-Ray Binaries with MeerKAT
22 Oct

Kelebogile Gasealahwe (hosted by Krawczynski/Errando) from University of Cape Town, South African Astronomical Observatory will be presenting the...

Friday, October 22 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Frisky Friday
22 Oct

Providing a safe, confidential space to speak with a sexual health expert about safer sex and pleasure.

ESE Seminar: Gordon Wetzstein, PhD
22 Oct

Title: Deep Optics: Learning Cameras and Optical Computing Systems Abstract:Neural networks and other advanced image processing algorithms excel in a wide...

Friday, October 22 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Preparing for Your Maternity or Parental Leave
22 Oct

Learn more about these important life events and employment changes to make sure you understand what is needed for benefit coverage for your growing...

Friday, October 22 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Dr. Susan Hubbard
22 Oct

Susan Hubbard, Associate Laboratory Director & Senior Scientist Lawrence Berkeley National Lab A Watershed Moment for Water Science and...

Mapping the Visual World Using Webcams, Cell Phones, and Satellites
22 Oct

Dr. Nathan Jacobs Professor of Computer Science, University of Kentucky Trillions of pixels are collected every day. Together they supply many perspectives...

Friday, October 22 | 11:00 AM
Faculty Publication Discussion: 'Designing the Modern City- Urbanism Since 1850'
22 Oct

This faculty publication discussion will center on Designing the Modern City: Urbanism Since 1850, written by Eric P. Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles...

Cycle Express
22 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

Open October 2021
22 Oct

Dorothea Salo (Faculty Associate, UW-Madison iSchool) will deliver a keynote talk as part of Washington University’s Open October—a month-long series...

Friday, October 22 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
Faculty Colloquium: Theology and Literary Invention
22 Oct

In this talk, Professor Wolfram Schmidgen argues that modern literary practices were shaped by religion. Voluntarism, a theology that emphasized a willful...

Friday, October 22 | 2:00 PM
David A. Dzombak
22 Oct

Virtual Event ZOOM Meeting ID: 928 8270 0139 Passcode: Fall2021 David A. Dzomback, Professor & Department Head Department of Civil and Environmental...

Friday, October 22 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Department of Music Lecture: Patrick Burke & Lauren Eldridge Stewart
22 Oct

Patrick Burke - "Kongolandsbyen: Senegalese Music in Norway during the Age of Empire" Kongolandsbyen, “the Congolese village,” was a popular feature of the...

BearFit Zumba
22 Oct

WashU Rec is hosting in person outdoor BearFit classes on Level 3 of the Snow Way parking garage. Class spaces are limited and all participants need to...

Friday, October 22 | 5:30 PM
Mark Tollefsen (Alumni Feature) & Jae Won Kim, pianos
22 Oct

The program will include works by Mary Ellen Childs, Gabriela Lena Frank, Amanda Harberg, Libby Larsen, Meredith Monk, Joan Tower, and Dolores...

Friday, October 22