A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, November 5

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
05 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
05 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...

GOT TALENT? AUDITION!
05 Nov

Attention All Actors! The Film & Media Studies Program will hold an open casting call for undergraduate films. We want to see you! Drop in anytime between 12...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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
05 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...

Saturday, November 5 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
05 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
05 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'
05 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...

The Chinese Dragon and the Yellow Peril: The Evolution of Western Media Portrayals of China since Opium Wars
05 Nov

This talk discusses how European and American media portrayals of the late Qing Dynasty have had a lasting influence on perceptions of China. Relations...

Saturday, November 5 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Saturday Science Lecture on Compton Forever
05 Nov

Arthur Compton’s 1922 scattering experiments conducted here at Washington University demonstrated the particle nature of light and paved the way for the...

Saturday, November 5 | 10:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
05 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
05 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
05 Nov

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

Football vs. Wheaton College
05 Nov

Come out and support our WashU Bears Football team!

Saturday, November 5 | 1:00 PM
Piano Division Recital
05 Nov

THE NOVEMBER 5, 2022 RECITAL HAS BEEN CANCELED.

Saturday, November 5 | 1:30 PM
SLIFF: After Sherman
05 Nov

After Sherman Directed by Jon Sesrie-Goff U.S. | 2022 | Documentary 88 minutes Beautifully layered and expressionistic, "After Sherman" is a story about...

Saturday, November 5 | 1:30 PM
Public Tour: Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings
05 Nov

Student educators lead interactive tours of this season’s exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revision, Inventions. The...

SLIFF: Oyate
05 Nov

Oyate Directed by Brandon Jackson, Emil Benjamin U.S. | 2020 | Documentary 89 minutes | English In the wake of the Dakota Access Pipeline Protests,...

Saturday, November 5 | 3:30 PM
Alarm Will Sound
05 Nov

Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member chamber orchestra that focuses on recordings and performances of contemporary classical music. Program: Golden Lily...

Saturday, November 5