A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, November 2

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
02 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
02 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
02 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....

Lest We Forget
02 Nov

On view October 20–November 6 in Ann and Andrew Tisch Park of Washington University, this exhibition by German-Italian photographer and filmmaker Luigi...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
02 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
02 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
02 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...

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
02 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
02 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'
02 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
02 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...

Wednesday, November 2 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
02 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
02 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
02 Nov

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

How Do Black Lives Matter in Italy?
02 Nov

Join us for a virtual lecture and conversation in English with Italian-Brazilian activist and writer Kwanza Musi Dos Santos. For more details, contact Dalla...

Wednesday, November 2 | 12:00 PM
Take Care Webinar Series: I'm Still Working - What You Need to Know About Medicare Enrollment
02 Nov

Get tips from a senior administrator from the Social Security Administration on what to consider as you approach the age for Medicare eligibility.

Wednesday, November 2 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Matthias Goritz with translator Mary Jo Bang: 'Colonies of Paradise: Poems'
02 Nov

Left Bank Books presents Washington University professor, contemporary German novelist, poet and translator Matthias Göritz, and acclaimed poet and...

Wednesday, November 2 | 7:00 PM
Matthias Göritz with Translator Mary Jo Bang - "Colonies of Paradise: Poems"
02 Nov

Few books of poetry by contemporary German writers are available to English-speaking readers. In "Colonies of Paradise," the first book of poetry by Matthias...

Wednesday, November 2