A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, November 9

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
09 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
09 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
09 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
09 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
09 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
09 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
09 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...

Wednesday, November 9 | 12:00 AM
Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
09 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
09 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'
09 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
09 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 9 | 9:00 AM
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
09 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
09 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
09 Nov

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

Women in Innovation & Technology (WIT) Luncheon
09 Nov

This event will relaunch the WIT program which last occurred in 2019, pre-pandemic. WIT was created to address the underrepresentation of women engaging in...

The Sociology Colloquium Series: Welcomes Nicholas Smith
09 Nov

“Sick by Structure: Residential Segregation, Social Networks, and Black-White Disparities in Health”

Wednesday, November 9 | 11:45 AM
Alison Bechdel - Washington University International Humanities Prize
09 Nov

Lecture and reception for cartoonist-memoirist and MacArthur “Genius” Alison Bechdel, author of “Fun Home” and winner of the 2022 Washington University...

Wednesday, November 9 | 4:00 PM
Physics Colloquium with Gaia Tavoni on Information Processing in the Brain
09 Nov

Gaia Tavoni from the department of neuroscience, will be presenting the colloquium "Physics Approaches to Information Processing in the...

Wednesday, November 9 | 4:00 PM
International Humanities Award Reception with Alison Bechdel
09 Nov

Join a reception with renowned cartoonist Alison Bechdel, recipient of the 2022 International Humanities Prize awarded by the Center for Humanities in Arts &...

Wednesday, November 9