A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, November 30

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
30 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...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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'
30 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
30 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 30, 2022 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
30 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
30 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...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
30 Nov

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

Libraries Virtual Book Club: 'Restoration'
30 Nov

Join us for the November book club where we will discuss "Restoration" by Rose Tremain. Shortlisted for the Booker Prize in 1989, Rose Tremain’s work of...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Americanist Dinner Forum: Leticia Alvarado: To Have and To Hoard, Xandra Ibarra’s Object Lessons
30 Nov

How do minoritized artists navigate spaces rife with problematic practices of extraction, rooted in the institutional objectification of individuals in the...

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Translating Poetry (It’s Not Easy): Matthias Goeritz and Mary Jo Bang
30 Nov

Join us for an evening celebrating the publication of "Colonies of Paradise" by Matthias Goeritz, professor of practice of comparative literature and...

Wednesday, November 30