A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, November 12

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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...

University Shield
12 Nov

This event is a pristine opportunity to listen to prominent individuals from across the sports industry opine on a variety of topical issues,...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 8:45 AM
Virtual Event
Frisky Friday
12 Nov

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

Impact Investing Symposium
12 Nov

Olin Business School and Brown School of Social Work are thrilled to have you attend the 6th Annual 2021 Impact Investing Symposium. This year's virtual...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
ESE Seminar: Katie Bouman, Beyond the First Portrait of a Black Hole
12 Nov

Title: Beyond the First Portrait of a Black Hole Abstract: As imaging requirements become more demanding, we must rely on increasingly sparse and/or noisy...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 10:00 AM
EECE Seminar - Yushan Yan
12 Nov

Yushan Yan, Henry B. du Pont Chair of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Delaware Towards platinum-free fuel cells for affordable...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 11:00 AM
Enzyme: High-Performance, Cross-Language, and Parallel Automatic Differentiation
12 Nov

William Moses PhD Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Automatic differentiation (AD) is key to training neural networks, Bayesian inference,...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 11:00 AM
IRB: Research with Community Individuals and Organizations
12 Nov

The Center for Community Health Partnership & Research (CCHPR) invites researchers and community members to discuss the IRB process with campus experts. Join...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Cycle Express
12 Nov

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! ...

Faculty Colloquium: "Going Viral" at the End of the Anthropocene
12 Nov

"This talk draws from the epilogue to my new book, Performance and Modernity: Enacting Change on the Globalizing Stage (Cambridge University Press, 2021). In...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 1:00 PM
'They Put the /s/ Where it Goes': How Ideologies and Identities Shape Language Change
12 Nov

Abstract: In this talk I examine the linguistic behavior of Spanish speakers in Boston, MA. Using the tools of variationist sociolinguistics, I argue that...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 3:00 PM
Where Black Education Lives: The Convergence of History, Community, Policy and Practice
12 Nov

The detrimental effects of COVID-19, protests and calls for racial justice, and critiques of Critical Race Theory continue to illuminate persistent systemic...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
61st Robert J. Terry Lecture: Preconfigured Network Dynamics: Brain in the Body
12 Nov

The Robert J. Terry Lecture was established in 1938 by alumni and friends of the medical school to honor Terry and to foster greater appreciation of the...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 4:00 PM
Overload: Switchboard Automation and the Disability History of 0s and 1s
12 Nov

A Performing Arts Department Colloquium This talk considers the early history of digital labor and automation through a focus on the telephone switchboard....

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 4:00 PM
BearFit Zumba
12 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Eve for this fun dance party to the latest latin pop.

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 5:30 PM
Informal Cities Workshop Kickoff Lecture: Chelina Odbert
12 Nov

Chelina Odbert, co-founder and executive director of the community development and design nonprofit Kounkuey Design Initiative (KDI), will deliver a public...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 6:00 PM
Film Screening: 'The Neutral Ground'
12 Nov

Directed by CJ Hunt U.S | 2020 | Documentary 90 minutes | English Smart, funny and thoughtful about issues of race in America, “The Neutral Ground” follows...

Friday, November 12, 2021 | 7:30 PM

Friday, November 12