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Friday, November 18

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
18 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
18 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...

Help build the Peace Park bamboo pavilion
18 Nov

Peace Park is an ongoing project that was initiated by the 2015 "For the Sake of All" report that documents significant health inequities in the St. Louis...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
18 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
18 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
18 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...

STL Startup Week 2022
18 Nov

Celebrate the successes of 2022 and learn about the resources available for powering your startup and growing your company. Engage and connect with the...

Stories From World War II
18 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 Dust
18 Nov

Love and Mortality. Existence and Destruction. These are the tensions at play in Hsu Yen Ling’s "The Dust." The play presents a series of seemingly...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 12:00 AM
Translation : Dramaturgy
18 Nov

“Translation : Dramaturgy,” is supported by a grant from the Republic of China (Taiwan) and features presentations by translators working in a variety of...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
18 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
18 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'
18 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
18 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...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 9:00 AM
ESE  Prospective Student PhD Information Session
18 Nov
Friday, November 18, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
18 Nov

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

EECE Seminar - Dr. Junhong Chen
18 Nov

Junhong Chen Crown Family Professor of Molecular Engineering University of Chicago Lead Water Strategist and Senior Scientist Argonne National Laboratory ...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
18 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...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
18 Nov

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

TRIADS Speaker Series: Jesus Fernandez-Villaverde (Penn)
18 Nov

Check back soon for more on this presentation. This event is co-sponsored by The Center For Empirical Research in the Law. RSVP

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 12:00 PM
Cycle Express
18 Nov

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in The Dark Room for this 30 min cycle class! We will get a quick sweat on and feel like we packed in 50 mins of work! ...

ESE Dissertation Proposal: Yunshen Huang
18 Nov

Over the past decade, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have attracted great interest from the robotics and control communities, whose wide variety of...

Department of Music Lecture: 'The Future Drags Us Backwards: The Dangers of Canonization in Computational Music Studies'
18 Nov

Michael Scott Asato Cuthbert, Associate Professor of Music, MIT Abstract Computational music analysis has the promise of opening up exciting new avenues in...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 3:00 PM
English Grad Student Colloquium 2022
18 Nov

Presentations include: Ashni Clayton Uncomfortable Sensations: Emotion and Sites of Queer Possibility in Wilke Collins' The Woman in White Bonnie...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 4:30 PM
Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Rose Hulman
18 Nov

Come and support our Men's & Women's Swimming and Diving Teams as they race Rose Hulman!

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 5:00 PM
Women's Basketball McWilliams Tournament
18 Nov

Come and support our Women's Basketball Team as they host the McWilliams Tournament!

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 7:00 PM
Chamber Project St. Louis: Groove
18 Nov

A spirited and eclectic program of music for flute, clarinet, strings and keyboards, including a world premiere by Darwin Aquino, along with music by Antonio...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 7:30 PM
Kids on Campus sketch comedy show
18 Nov

Kids on Campus, WashU's premier sketch comedy group, presents its free fall showcase. Featuring the live KOC band, film sketches and live sketches, this is...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 8:00 PM
Online Chinese-Language Tour: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings
18 Nov

Join student educator Yue Dai, PhD student in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, for an online tour of this season’s exhibition...

Friday, November 18, 2022 | 8:00 PM

Friday, November 18