A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, June 4

Bound for Beauty
04 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
04 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
04 Jun

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

Out of Scope: Unexpected Items in the Rare Book Collections
04 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
04 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...

Ideas, Art and Community: My Zine Collection
04 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...

Mark S. Weil Memorial Service
04 Jun

Please join us as we celebrate the life of Mark S. Weil, the E. Desmond Lee Professor Emeritus for Collaboration in the Arts at Washington University in St....

Saturday, June 4