A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Thursday, November 10

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

The Divided City Spotlight - St. Louis International Film Festival
10 Nov

The Divided City spotlight film lineup focuses on the racial divide in St. Louis and other U.S. cities, and offers an international perspective by...

Thursday, November 10 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

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...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
10 Nov

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Pause @ Graham Chapel
10 Nov

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, November 10 | 9:00 AM
Digital Transformation Coffee Hour
10 Nov

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, November 10 | 9:30 AM
ESE Seminar: Suren Jayasuriya
10 Nov

Implicit neural representations (otherwise called neural fields, neural radiance fields/NeRF) are an emerging type of neural networks that can be used in...

Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
10 Nov

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, November 10 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
2022 State of the School of Medicine Address
10 Nov

Washington University in St. Louis’ School of Medicine’s Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs and Dean, David H. Perlmutter, MD, will give his...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
10 Nov

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
10 Nov

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
10 Nov

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

Weidenbaum Center Public Policy Meeting
10 Nov

A lively discussion among Washington University faculty, special guests, and the audience. Topics will include current issues in the news, as well as the...

Thursday, November 10 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
AI, Machine Learning, and Macroeconomic Aspects of Health and Health Policies
10 Nov

Health insurance policy in the U.S. can have significant impacts on income inequality and other macroeconomic variables. Join Dr. Zhigang Feng as he...

Thursday, November 10 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Mary Scott
10 Nov

Mary Scott, Ted van Duzer Associate Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, will present her seminar titled,...

ESE Seminar: Dissertation Proposal Wenbo He
10 Nov

Over the past decades, motion planning for dynamical systems has generated a steady increase in research activity with the inception of Cyber-Physical...

French Connexion: Talk with Benjamin Hoffmann, author of L'Île de la Sentinelle
10 Nov

Benjamin Hoffmann, associate professor of French, director of the Centre d'Excellence, and specialist of eighteenth-century literature and philosophy at the...

Thursday, November 10 | 3:00 PM
62nd Terry Lecture: 'Making Sense of Touch'
10 Nov

Please join us for a stimulating presentation by David Ginty, PhD, the Edward R. and Anne G. Lefler Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurobiology at...

Thursday, November 10 | 4:00 PM
How the Pandemic Has Changed Us as Learners: From Theory to Practice by María del Carmen Méndez Santos
10 Nov

Our daily lives have changed drastically in recent years due to Covid-19. Governments made the decision of moving from face-to-face classes to instruction...

Thursday, November 10 | 4:00 PM
Neighborhood Branding Project Virtual Q&A
10 Nov

In the Neighborhood Branding Project, Ariela Schachter, an associate professor of sociology, combs through Craigslist ads to uncover how the online rental...

Thursday, November 10 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Century Club Speaker Series: 'Our Shared Purpose'
10 Nov

Olin is a rich community—talented students, accomplished faculty, dedicated staff, successful alumni and enthused business partners worldwide. Now that we’re...

Thursday, November 10 | 4:30 PM
Breaking the Silence
10 Nov

JStreet at WashU is honored to invite Breaking the Silence to visit the Washington University campus as part of their 2022 United States tour. Breaking the...

Holobaugh Honors
10 Nov

The annual Holobaugh Honors ceremony recognizes Washington University students, staff and faculty, and St. Louis community members who live and lead...

Thursday, November 10 | 6:30 PM
International Writers Series: Kristin Omarsdottir
10 Nov

In this reading and discussion, renowned Icelandic author Kristin Omarsdottir presents her recently translated novel Swanfolk (HarperCollins, 2022). She will...

Jazz at Holmes
10 Nov

Please join us for a performance by renowned local tenor saxophonist Jeff Anderson and his group. Jazz at Holmes is a free weekly concert series that serves...

Thursday, November 10 | 8:00 PM
Jazz at Holmes: The New Trio, Ptah Williams, William Lenihan & Steve Davis
10 Nov

Throughout the semester, enjoy free live performances by noted local and regional jazz artists at Holmes Lounge in Ridgley Hall on the Danforth campus....

Thursday, November 10 | 8:00 PM
WU Cinema Presents: 'Chungking Express'
10 Nov

One of the defining works of nineties cinema and the film that made Wong Kar Wai an instant icon, Chungking Express is a stylish, two-part tale of love and...

Thursday, November 10 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, November 10