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Friday, October 14

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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
14 Oct

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...

Sociology Day at the Museum: Guided Group Tour of 'St. Louis Sound'
14 Oct

The Department of Sociology encourages students to expand their course-related knowledge through several extracurricular and cocurricular opportunities -...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 2:00 AM
Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
14 Oct

The invention of the microscope revealed the invisible and enabled new fields of biomedical research. Explore a small history of microscopy, from Robert...

Donuts with the Vice Dean
14 Oct

Come to the Office of Grad Studies Suite and have coffee and donuts with Director of Grad Student Affairs, Andy Wiegert and Vice Dean of Graduate Education,...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 8:30 AM
Global Futures Workshop with Kimberly Kay Hoang
14 Oct

Please join us for the first “Global Futures” workshop with Kimberly Kay Hoang from the University of Chicago The Global Futures Initiative aims to...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
14 Oct

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, October 14, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar: 'Developing Technologies for X-ray Astrophysics'
14 Oct

The field of X-ray astronomy is relatively young, with the first detection of an extrasolar X-ray source happening only ~60 years ago. Since then, a number...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 9:00 AM
ESE Seminar: Leonardo Ranzani
14 Oct

Parametric amplifiers have revolutionized the quantum information field by enabling low noise and high fidelity quantum state measurements. Parametric...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
14 Oct

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

EECE Seminar - Dr. Yiguang Ju
14 Oct

Plasma aided combustion and green manufacturing Abstract With the rapid increase of renewable electricity and electrical transportation, in the next decades...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion: Operationalizing Equity in Faculty Research
14 Oct

As part of the kickoff to the strategic plan, this interdisciplinary panel will highlight how Danforth Campus faculty engage and operationalize equity in...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
14 Oct

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

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
14 Oct

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

Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Critical Infrastructures  via Physics-Aware and AI-Powered Security
14 Oct

Saman Zonouz Associate Professor in SCP, Joint with the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Critical cyber-physical infrastructures, such as the...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Cycle Express
14 Oct

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! ...

TRIADS Speaker Series: Modeling the Speech Audio in the Social Sciences
14 Oct

Join Christopher Lucas, Assistant Professor of Political Science, for a presentation on Modeling the Speech Audio in the Social Sciences. Lunch will be...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 12:30 PM
GeoPossessions: Topos of the Voice
14 Oct

Award-winning poet Nagae Yūki will introduce the WashU community to CŌEM Collective’s geospatial sonic landscape, bringing the voices of Tokyo to the...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 2:00 PM
A Roundtable Discussion of 'The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator'
14 Oct

Please join us for a roundtable discussion of Erin McGlothlin’s book, "The Mind of the Holocaust Perpetrator in Fiction and Non-Fiction" (2021) with...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Department of Music Lecture: 'Musical Meter as Bodily Technique: Headbanging to Progressive Metal and the Enactment of Time'
14 Oct

Mariusz Kozak, Associate Professor of Music, Columbia University Abstract In this talk, I will develop a functional definition of meter as a form of...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Mudd Field at sunset
14 Oct

Join us for games, food and kite flying!

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 3:00 PM
2022 Homer G. Phillips 26th Public Health Lecture with special dedication of Nash Way
14 Oct

Donald M. Suggs, DDS, will speak at this annual lecture named for the historic hospital that served St. Louis’s Black community. We will also honor the Nash...

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Men's Soccer vs. Case Western
14 Oct

Come support our WashU Men's Soccer team as they face Case Western!

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Women's Soccer vs Case Western
14 Oct

Come to support our WashU Women's Soccer team as they take on Case Western!

Friday, October 14, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Friday, October 14