A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, November 4

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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...

Friday, November 4 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
04 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
04 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'
04 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
04 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 4 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
04 Nov

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

Dr. Michael Timko
04 Nov

Michael Timko, Professor Department of Chemical Engineering Worcester Polytechnic Let's Make this Waste Work for Us Waste is the natural byproduct of our...

Friday, November 4 | 11:00 AM
Whitaker Hall, Room 100
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Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
04 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
04 Nov

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

Liselotte Dieckmann Workshop: Writing a Journal Article: Tips and Inspirations
04 Nov

From Karin Schutjer: I will bring some tips; I would love it if you could bring some inspirations. That is, please come prepared to say a few words about an...

Friday, November 4 | 11:00 AM
Take Care Webinar Series: How Your Health Savings Account (HSA) Can Benefit You
04 Nov

Plan. Spend. Save. Learn more about your health savings account through Optum Financial, previously known as Connect Your Care.

Friday, November 4 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Cycle Express
04 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! ...

EECE Seminar - Dr. Jizhong Zhou
04 Nov

Seminar presented in collaboration with the Living Earth Collaborative and the Washington University Biology Department. Dr. Jizhong Zhou is a George...

Friday, November 4 | 3:00 PM
On the Profession: Workshop on Conference Presentations
04 Nov

A workshop on Conference Presentations with Profs. Julie Singer and Tabea Linhard. On the Profession is an ongoing workshop series that addresses a variety...

Friday, November 4 | 3:00 PM
Climate Change and the Arts: a pre-concert talk hosted by Christopher Stark
04 Nov

This panel discussion led by Christophe Stark will precede the Unheard-of Ensemble's performance of Stark's Fire Ecologies. The performance will take place...

Friday, November 4 | 6:45 PM
SLIFF: Raised Up West Side
04 Nov

Raised Up West Side Directed by Brett A. Schwartz U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 87 minutes | English Chicago's West Side epitomizes the violent, struggling city...

Friday, November 4 | 7:00 PM
Unheard-of Ensemble: Fire Ecologies
04 Nov

Digital Program Digital Program Fire Ecologies Unheard-of performs Fire Ecologies, a fifty-five minute unique musical and visual...

Friday, November 4