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Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering


Wednesday, October 5

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 Oct

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

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Stories From World War II
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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...

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
05 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
05 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...

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
05 Oct

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

The Gold Standard of Child Welfare Policy Is Being Challenged. What ICWA (Indian Child Welfare Act) Opponents Are Actually After
05 Oct

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is largely supported by those who interact with it: child welfare experts, state welfare agencies, and tribal nations....

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Latinx Student-Athlete Panel with Athletics
05 Oct

Join us to hear from the experiences of Latinx student-athletes in this panel. This event is a part of our 2022 National Diversity Week programming and is...

Visiting Hurst Professor - Danielle Evans
05 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...

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Wednesday, October 5