A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Tuesday, October 18

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 Oct

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

Pause @ Graham Chapel
18 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...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 9:00 AM
#SciComm Seminar: What's your story? Using narratives to open science
18 Oct

Presented by the Center for Health & Science Communication, in partnership with Open October at Bernard Becker Medical Library and University...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
18 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...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Students hang out in the Quad on a fall afternoon. Photo: James Byard/Washington University.
18 Oct

We know that the process of researching and applying to college, as well as understanding financial aid, can be stressful and intimidating for...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Human Rights in the XXI Century – Between Hopes and Disillusions: View from the European Court of Human Rights
18 Oct

Join us for a discussion with Hon. Ganna Yudkivska, the former judge of the European Court of Human Rights in respect of Ukraine, and professor of European...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 12:00 PM
A Conversation on Race and Computing
18 Oct

The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity & Equity is pleased to welcome Safiya U. Noble, author of Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Pitch Partners: Improving Equity
18 Oct

Community organizations and researchers are invited to submit proposals for projects related to improving health equity. Focus areas may include but are not...

The Hole: An Ethnographic Descent into Mexico City’s Anexos
18 Oct

Angela Garcia, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Stanford University Abstract: In the past two decades, informal addiction treatment centers...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Mudd Field at sunset
18 Oct

This will be EELS's introductory welcome event to our organization. We will provide light snacks (cheese, fruit, crackers, etc.). EELS is focused on...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 5:00 PM
'Composing A Life' panel event
18 Oct

The "Ida H. Early Composing a Life Panel: Women Inspiring Women" features successful and diverse women panelists who share and discuss how they have combined...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 5:30 PM
OUT at Work with Career Center and WUPAN
18 Oct

Join us for a panel and discussion featuring LGBTQIA+ professionals and their experiences in their work places. This is a student centered event.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 5:30 PM
ESE  Prospective Student PhD Information Session
18 Oct
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 6:00 PM
Virtual Event
Haley Swenson: Doing Feminist Work: Wielding Narrative, Data and Intersectionality Outside the Academy
18 Oct

What does it mean to work for intersectional gender justice in 2022? Gender studies, with its interdisciplinary approach to answering questions, its rich...

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 | 6:00 PM
Haley Swenson: Doing Feminist Work: Wielding Narrative, Data, and Intersectionality Outside the Academy
18 Oct

Join us for a presentation and discussion about how one feminist scholar uses data analysis, storytelling, and an intersectional lens to translate feminist...

Tuesday, October 18