A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, January 28

19th-Century Medical Schools of St. Louis
28 Jan

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
28 Jan

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...

Counter/Narratives: (Re)presenting Race & Ethnicity
28 Jan

The Counter/Narrative exhibition examines the way in which objects are preserved and collected through archives, museums, and exhibitions and investigates...

Exhibit: Transnational Framings: German Visual Culture in the Age of Nationalism
28 Jan

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
28 Jan

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

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
28 Jan

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...

Transnational Knowledge: A symposium on the production and circulation of scholarship in translation
28 Jan

Featuring “A Critique of Provincial Reason: Located Cosmopolitanisms and the Infrastructures of Theoretical Translation,” at 10:15 am with Ignacio Sánchez...

Friday, January 28 | 12:00 AM
Virtual Event
Astrophysics Seminar on Supermassive Black Hole Images
28 Jan

Ramakrishnan Venkatessh, hosted by Nowak, from Aalto University will be presenting the seminar. The transcendence of the EHT with the addition of more...

Friday, January 28 | 9:00 AM
Midwest Climate Collaborative Launch
28 Jan

Washington University in St. Louis joins more than a dozen other universities, corporations, municipalities and nonprofit organizations as a founding member...

Friday, January 28 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Planets are Places: Characterization of Other Worlds in the 2020s and Beyond
28 Jan

The past 25 years have revealed a diversity of exoplanets far beyond what was imagined from the limited sample in the Solar System. With new and upcoming...

Friday, January 28 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Las Cafeteras: A People’s History of Music in the United States
28 Jan

Please note: This event will no longer be in person. A video performance will be posted here once available. From the South African struggle against...

Friday, January 28 | 1:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Barre Fusion
28 Jan

Join BearFIT Instructor Moira for this fusion of Barrre, Pilates and stretch. You will focus on sculpting and strengthing your muscle and core using this...

Friday, January 28 | 2:30 PM
Language Choices in Southern Africa
28 Jan

Ghost of European Colonialism or Pragmatism? A talk by Thabo Ditsele, associate professor of sociolinguistics at Tshwane University of Technology in...

Friday, January 28 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Sports & Society Reading Group: A Discussion with Frank Guridy
28 Jan

The Sports & Society reading group will meet on January 28 and feature a discussion with Frank Guridy, associate professor of History at Columbia University...

Friday, January 28 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Stop. Rewind. Replay: Performance, Policing and Dismantling a Use of Force Paradigm
28 Jan

Natalie Alvarez, Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies, Ryerson University, will present this talk. Register in advance for this virtual meeting.

Friday, January 28 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Trans in Relation, Topos in Motion: Narrativity and the Power of Congruency
28 Jan

This talk discusses the programmatic contours of a new keyword, transtopia, to theorize different scales of gender transgression that are not always...

Friday, January 28 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Zumba
28 Jan

Join BearFIT Instructor Jessica for this high energy dance party to the latest latin hits!

Friday, January 28 | 5:30 PM

Friday, January 28