A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, June 2

Bound for Beauty
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 Jun

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

Thursday, June 2 | 12:00 AM
Ideas, Art and Community: My Zine Collection
02 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...

The Economics and Econometrics of Education Markets
02 Jun

This conference brings together researchers working at the frontier of applying economic insights to education markets. Although education markets differ...

Thursday, June 2 | 9:00 AM
Abstract DNA illustration (image: Shutterstock)
02 Jun

The Synthetic Biology Young Speaker Series (SynBYSS) is a yearlong, weekly, virtual seminar series. The series is organized and chaired by Tae Seok Moon,...

Thursday, June 2 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
BearFit Hatha Yoga
02 Jun

Join BearFIT Instructor Chris for this noon hour break of stretching, breathing, and mindfulness.

Thursday, June 2 | 12:00 PM
Outdoor Yoga
02 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...

TRX Total Assets
02 Jun

Join BearFIT Instructor Jason in Studio 1904 for this dynamic take on suspension training with a mix of dumbells and body weight exercises. Registration is...

David Jenkins
02 Jun

Every summer, Tyson Research Center hosts a weekly seminar series with presentations on a variety of environmental topics. The goal of the series is to...

Thursday, June 2 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
BearFit Vinyasa Yoga
02 Jun

Join BearFIT Instructor Monica in Studio 1904 for this gentle but challenging Yoga Class.

Thursday, June 2