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Tuesday, October 4

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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...

Mapping Nairobi's Linguistic Profile
04 Oct

Professor Iribe Mwangi (University of Nairobi) will discuss his collaborative work with AFAS professor Mungai Mutonya mapping Nairobi's linguistic mosaic, a...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Stories From World War II
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 Oct

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

Digital Transformation: Harnessing Its Power to Lead the Future of Research and Innovation
04 Oct

To kick off the strategic plan, the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Dean of the School of Medicine invite faculty, staff, students and other...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:45 AM
Pause @ Graham Chapel
04 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 4, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
04 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 4, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion: Applying Equity to our Work
04 Oct

As part of the strategic plan kickoff, the Academy will facilitate an interactive session where we will explore how equity asks us to focus on outcomes in...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
The Politics of Reproduction Presents: Professor Mytheli Sreenivas, 'Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India'
04 Oct

Professor Sreenivas's book: Reproductive Politics and the Making of Modern India, asks how biological reproduction—as a process of reproducing human...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor - Danielle Evans
04 Oct

Washington University Department of English is pleased to welcome Danielle Evans as a Visiting Hurst Professor the first week of October 2022. Reading and...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Tuesday, October 4