A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, November 12

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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
12 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...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
12 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
12 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'
12 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...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
12 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
12 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...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
12 Nov

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

MFA in Visual Art Open Studios 2022
12 Nov

The MFA ​in Visual Art candidates ​in the Sam Fox School at Washington University are pleased to present our 2022 Open Studios. We invite you to come visit...

Classical Club of St. Louis: What is the Gospel of Judas?
12 Nov

In sharp contrast to the biblical Gospels, the Gospel of Judas criticizes Jesus’s twelve disciples for worshipping a false god and for leading a multitude...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 1:30 PM
SLIFF: Let the Little Light Shine
12 Nov

Let the Little Light Shine Directed by Kevin Shaw U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 86 minutes | English When a thriving, top-ranked Chicago African-American...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 1:30 PM
New Perspectives Talk: Martín Chambi
12 Nov

Rest as Resistance: Photography of Martín Chambi Karla Aguilar Velásquez, PhD student in Hispanic Studies, discusses the work of Indigenous photographer,...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 2:00 PM
SLIFF: a love letter to Brian, Lesley, and Michelle
12 Nov

a love letter to Brian, Lesley, and Michelle Directed by Hettie Barnhill U.S. | 2021 | Narrative 62 minutes | English Experimental This thought-provoking...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Film Screening: Where is Anne Frank?
12 Nov

Presented by the St. Louis International Film Festival, and cosponsored by the Adam Cherrick Lecture Fund and the Department of Jewish, Islamic, & Middle...

Saturday, November 12, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Saturday, November 12