A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, June 1

Bound for Beauty
01 Jun

Before publishers started mass producing books with standardized bindings, owners took their books to be bound individually according to their tastes and...

Chiura Obata, an Artist Behind Barbed Wire: 80 Years After the Incarceration
01 Jun

Chiura Obata (1885-1975) was a Japanese American painter known primarily for illustrating the West Coast landscape in works that embody his artistic...

Counter/Narratives: (Re)presenting Race & Ethnicity
01 Jun

The Counter/Narrative exhibition examines the way in which objects are preserved and collected through archives, museums, and exhibitions and investigates...

Moving Magic: Movable Books in the Rare Books Collections
01 Jun

Though many consider pop-up books to be for children, books with moving parts have been around for centuries and encompass all genres. The Rare Book...

Out of Scope: Unexpected Items in the Rare Book Collections
01 Jun

Rare book collections usually coalesce around a unifying theme. As a medical library, it’s no surprise that most of the rare books in the Becker collections...

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
01 Jun

Fairytales were a popular subject for books during the Golden Age of Illustration and continue to be so today. The emergence of the children’s book as its...

Scholarly Writing Retreat 2022
01 Jun

The Scholarly Writing Retreat offers WashU humanities and humanistic social sciences faculty, postdocs and graduate students the opportunity to jump-start...

Wednesday, June 1 | 12:00 AM
Ideas, Art and Community: My Zine Collection
01 Jun

The Collect O’Rama table is a space for individuals to share unique personal collections. Director of Development at the ACLU of Missouri Nicole Rainey has...

Outdoor Yoga
01 Jun

WashU’s Wellnes Team is partnering with Sumers Recreation Center to offer a yoga class on the Danforth and School of Medicine campuses. Take some time for...

Wednesday, June 1 | 12:00 PM
ESE Dissertation Proposal: Sicheng Wang
01 Jun

Slow wave contractions play an essential role in the normal functions of many electrically excitable human organs like uterus, cortex, muscles and so on. In...

Pilates Mat & More
01 Jun

Join BearFIT Instructor Leifann in Studio 1904 for this classical mix of Pilates Mat and more.

Wednesday, June 1 | 4:30 PM
Dark Room Cycle
01 Jun

Join BearFIT Instructors Steve and Estephanie as they hold down your 5:30pm Dark Room Cycle throughout the week. This dynamic and fun ride is beat driven...

Wednesday, June 1