A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Sunday, July 31

Bound for Beauty
31 Jul

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
31 Jul

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

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
31 Jul

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...

Stories From World War II
31 Jul

The "Stories From World War II" exhibition brings together stories from the Second World War told through special collections. A variety of personal accounts...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
31 Jul

The invention of the microscope revealed the invisible and enabled new fields of biomedical research. Explore a small history of microscopy, from Robert...

Ideas, Art and Community: My Zine Collection
31 Jul

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...

Sunday, July 31