A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Monday, October 17

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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
17 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...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
17 Oct

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

Astrophysics Seminar on Accreting Black Holes
17 Oct

The gravitational pull of a black hole attracts gas and forms a physical laboratory whose extreme conditions cannot be replicated on Earth. The infalling gas...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Pause @ Graham Chapel
17 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...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
17 Oct

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

Bike Tune-Up & Commuter Fair
17 Oct

To support the use of active transportation, Parking & Transportation and the Office of Sustainability are hosting two free bike tune-ups this October. These...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
17 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...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
17 Oct

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

Xinhua Liang, Professor, Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis
17 Oct

Xinhua Liang, Professor, Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis Atomic layer deposition (ALD) is a gas phase thin...

Town Hall Meeting with A&S Building Architects
17 Oct

Join Arts & Sciences to meet the architects for its new building. A&S will be hosting a town hall for faculty and staff to meet the principals of the firm,...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 2:00 PM
College of Arts & Sciences Major Minor Fair
17 Oct

At the Major-Minor Fair, you can: Gather information about majors and minors in Arts & SciencesLearn about second majors and minors in other divisionsMeet...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Explore Sociology Programs at the A&S Major-Minor Fair
17 Oct

New to WashU? Seeking a major or minor? Check out the Sociology booth at the upcoming College of Arts & Sciences' Major-Minor Fair! The ArtSci Major-Minor...

Monday, October 17, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Adam Nussbaum Drum Set Masterclass
17 Oct

Featuring Joel Vanderheyden, saxophone & Bob DeBoo, bass Adam Nussbaum joined by Joel Vanderheyden and Bob DeBoo will give a masterclass featuring WashU...

Monday, October 17