A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, October 8

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
08 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
08 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...

Fall Break
08 Oct

No classes.

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
08 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
08 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...

Stories From World War II
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 Oct

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

FLAM Conference: 'Embracing Our Diversity Through Languages'
08 Oct

The Foreign Languages Association of Missouri (FLAM) is the statewide professional association and advocacy group that represents all world language...

Volleyball vs. Illinois College
08 Oct

Come support our WashU Volleyball team as they take on Illinois College!

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
08 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
08 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...

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
08 Oct

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

Filipinos and the 1904 World's Fair: A Legacy of Race and Empire
08 Oct

One of the most popular attractions at the 1904 World's Fair was the Philippine Exhibit, a 47-acre site that for nine months became home to over 1,000...

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 11:30 AM
Football vs. Illinois Wesleyan
08 Oct

Come support our WashU Football team as they take on Illinois Wesleyan!

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 1:00 PM
Volleyball vs. Millikin
08 Oct

Come to support WashU Volleyball as they take on Millikin!

Saturday, October 8, 2022 | 2:00 PM

Saturday, October 8