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Thursday, November 11

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
11 Nov

St. Louis witnessed the creation of two-dozen medical schools in the 1800s, including the first west of the Mississippi River and the only two still in...

A Day in the Life
11 Nov

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
11 Nov

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
11 Nov

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
11 Nov

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
11 Nov

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...

Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
11 Nov

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, November 11, 2021 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
50 Years of TRIO at WashU
11 Nov

The second week in November marks a major and historical milestone for WashU: the 50th anniversary of the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program on...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 12:00 PM
BearFit Gentle Flow Yoga
11 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Alex in Studio 1904 for this gentle stretch yoga class to help reconnect your mind and body as you finsih off the week.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 12:00 PM
Beyond My Experience: Christian Weber, Centene Corporation
11 Nov

Beyond My Experience is a unique interview series where you can hear from WashU BME PhD alumni who have navigated the transition from their degree to the...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
The Beautiful, Brutal Binary: Why the Problems of Artificial Intelligence Can’t Be Solved by AI
11 Nov

Artificial Intelligence (AI) can automate and bring staggering efficiency to operations, however, an examination of how that power has been used shows both...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Michelle DeLair
11 Nov

Michelle DeLair, Assistant Director of Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Development in the WashU Career Center, will present her seminar titled,...

Digital Methods for Chinese Historical Research and the 'Books in China Database'
11 Nov

In providing an overview of a project at the Max Planck Institute for History of Science that maps the circulation of books in China by time and space, this...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 4:00 PM
STL Startup Week: WashU Startup Showcase
11 Nov

Leaders from startups spun out of Washington University in St. Louis share how their companies are #inSTLforSTL Featured startups include Wugen, Deepsight...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
TRX Total Assets
11 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Jason in Studio 1904 for this dynamic take on suspension training with a mix of dumbells and body weight exercises. Registration is...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 4:00 PM
BearFit BearFlex
11 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in Olympic Studio for this unique Strength and endurane class.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
Holobaugh Honors
11 Nov

At Washington University in St. Louis, this annual program honors students, staff and faculty, and St. Louis community members who live and lead...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Morrell Memorial Lecture in Asian Religions: Gods and Things in Four Asian Places
11 Nov

In many popular religious traditions, gods/spirits/energies become visible through their material realization in the corporeal bodies of shamans and spirit...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
Jazz at Holmes: 'In the Midst' Paul DeMarinis
11 Nov

DeMarinis is a well known performer, educator, and clinician and has been active in the St. Louis jazz scene for thirty-five years. He was cofounder of the...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 8:00 PM
Reading by Visiting Hurst Professor Jerald Walker
11 Nov

Along with the memoirs Street Shadows and The World in Flames, Jerald Walker is the author of How to Make a Slave and Other Essays, a Finalist for the 2020...

Thursday, November 11, 2021 | 8:00 PM
Virtual Event

Thursday, November 11