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Events

Monday, October 24

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
24 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
24 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...

Into The Woods
24 Oct

Inspired by the fairytales of the Brothers Grimm, composer/lyricist Stephen Sondheim and book writer James Lapine upend the "Happily Ever After" trope to...

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
24 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....

Lest We Forget
24 Oct

On view October 20–November 6 in Ann and Andrew Tisch Park of Washington University, this exhibition by German-Italian photographer and filmmaker Luigi...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
24 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
24 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
24 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
24 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
24 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...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
24 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 24, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
24 Oct

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

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
24 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 24, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
24 Oct

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

The Sociology Colloquium Series: Yannick Coenders
24 Oct

“From Racial Vigilantism to White Appeasement” What is the relationship between racial vigilantism and formal politics? Surveying different government...

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 11:45 AM
Hanyu Zhu, Assistant Professor Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University
24 Oct

Dr. Hanyu Zhu, Assistant Professor Materials Science and NanoEngineering, Rice University The static structure-property relationship is central to materials...

Building Bacterial Fitness through Secondary Metabolism
24 Oct

Seminar will be recorded and link sent to the Biology Department

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 4:00 PM
The Politics of Reproduction Presents: Professor Caitlin Myers, 'Who Gets Trapped in Post Roe America?'
24 Oct

Within hours of the end of Roe, state abortion bans began to take effect and clinics began to close, leaving would-be patients with little time to lose...

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Do Colleges and Universities Bear Responsibility for K-12 Public Education?
24 Oct

Mary Schmidt Campbell, 10th president of Spelman College (2015-22) - 2022 James E. McLeod Memorial Lecture on Higher Education Many of our nation’s great...

Monday, October 24, 2022 | 5:00 PM

Monday, October 24