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Events

Thursday, October 6

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 Oct

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

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Stories From World War II
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
06 Oct

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
06 Oct

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Women's Society lecture
06 Oct

Lecture featuring William G. Powderly, MD and Karen Joynt Maddox, MD, MPH The Women’s Society lecture series will feature William G. Powderly, the J....

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
06 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
06 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...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
06 Oct

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

Public Health: The Path Forward
06 Oct

Public health at Washington University in St. Louis is a multifaceted endeavor consisting of many schools, faculty, staff and students. As part of the...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Why Does Talking about Politics Feel So Hard Right Now?
06 Oct

Former U.S. Representative Dick Gephardt and Taylor Carlson, Assistant Professor of Political Science, will discuss the current state of political...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 12:00 PM
 Research Findings, Training Issues and Capacity Expansion for Family & Youth Peer Support and Advocacy
06 Oct

Discover new research findings about family and youth peer support services. Discuss the training and credentialing processes for these services with a focus...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 2:00 PM
Virtual Event
Kyusang Lee
06 Oct

Kyusang Lee, assistant professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Materials Science & Engineering at the University of Virginia, will present his...

Sidelobe Modeling and Mitigation for a Three Mirror Anastigmat Cosmic Microwave Background Telescope
06 Oct

Space Scenes/Astrophysics Seminar Seminar on Cosmic Microwave Background Telescope Far-sidelobe contamination from wide angle scattering is a potentially...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Helping People Help Bees: The Case for Branding Pollinator Conservation
06 Oct

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology seminars are hybrid. Those who wish to attend virtually can watch the livestream on YouTube.

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Simone Veil: How an Auschwitz Survivor Won the Battle for Abortion Rights in France
06 Oct

How an Auschwitz survivor and conservative politician won the battle for abortion rights in France. Organized by the French Connexions Center of Excellence,...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 5:00 PM
LGBTQ History and the Black Experience in St. Louis
06 Oct

We are partnering with the University Librarians to engage in a conversation centered arounf the the Black experience in LGBTQ history and the intersections...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 6:00 PM
AMC at the Movies: 'Everything Everywhere All At Once'
06 Oct

We are collaborating with the Asian Multicultural Council for a screening of "Everything Everywhere All At Once." Snacks will be provided. This event is a...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 8:00 PM
Visiting Hurst Professor - Danielle Evans
06 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...

Thursday, October 6, 2022 | 8:00 PM

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