A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, November 3

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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
03 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...

ESE  Prospective Student PhD Information Session
03 Nov
Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
03 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
03 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 3, 2022 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Melissa Skala, PhD
03 Nov

Presenting on “Label-free optical microscopy of T cell and stem cell metabolism” Melissa Skala, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
03 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 3, 2022 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
03 Nov

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
03 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
03 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...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
03 Nov

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

Jennifer Finney
03 Nov

Jennifer Finney, Assistant Director of Career Development for Engineering in the WashU Career Center, will present "Professional Communication." Seminar...

Special Perspectives: Healing Together in the Wake of Shooting at the Central Visual and Performing Arts High School in St. Louis
03 Nov

Tthe St. Louis community was devastated Oct. 24 by a school shooting where lives were lost and hundreds of students, teachers, staff and families there were...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Echoes of Voices Past: Preserving the Public Lectures of Washington University’s Assembly Series
03 Nov

University Archives has digitally preserved over one thousand Assembly Series Lecture audio recordings. These public lectures feature the most prominent...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Microbial Feedbacks to Climate Change: Current Status, Challenges, and Future Perspectives
03 Nov

Living Earth Collaborative/Evolution, Ecology & Population Biology seminars are hybrid. Those who wish to join virtually can watch the livestream on YouTube.

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Work-in-Progress. Graduate Student Colloquium
03 Nov

Join us for this event, featuring work from two of our Romance Languages and Literatures graduate students: Elodie Tantet from French and Gabriel Antúnez de...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 4:30 PM
The 1918-1921 Pogroms in Ukraine and the Onset of the Holocaust
03 Nov

Between 1918 and 1921, over 100,000 Jews were murdered in Ukraine by peasants, townsmen and soldiers who blamed the Jews for the turmoil of the Russian...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 5:00 PM
The Tunisian Migrant Experience in Italy
03 Nov

Based on his multi-sited ethnographic research, Rayed Khedher, visiting assistant professor of Arabic at Wake Forest University. will talk about Tunisian...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 5:00 PM
Virtual Event
Evelyn From the Internets
03 Nov

Washington University in St. Louis student group Black Anthology will present comedy writer and YouTube sensation Evelyn Ngugi, a/k/a “Evelyn From the...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Fireside chats with Evelyn from the Internets
03 Nov

Black Anthology presents humor writer, digital storyteller, and YouTuber Evelyn from the Internets for a fireside chat.

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 5:30 PM
Liselotte Dieckmann Lecture: San Marco in the Muck: Goethe’s Venetian Epigrams as the Poetry of Emergent Form
03 Nov

Prof. Schutjer's research interests concern broadly the intersections of philosophy, religion, literature, and social thought in the late-eighteeneth and...

Thursday, November 3, 2022 | 6:00 PM

Thursday, November 3