A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, July 6

Bound for Beauty
06 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
06 Jul

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
06 Jul

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

Powder, Crinoline, Beasts, Gremlins: Fairytale Subjects in Illustration
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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...

(Un)masking Health: Counter Perspectives
06 Jul

As we continue to navigate in the United States both an ongoing health pandemic and an epidemic of racism, public health officials and media outlets are...

Chitra Ganesh: Dreaming in Multiverse
06 Jul

With an overarching interest in the possibilities of visual narratives, the artist Chitra Ganesh draws on Buddhist and Hindu iconography, science fiction,...

Nicole Miller: A Sound, a Signal, the Circus
06 Jul

Known for her evocative videos and multimedia installations, California-based artist and filmmaker Nicole Miller frequently addresses themes such as race,...

Nine Ways from Sunday: 2022 MFA in Visual Art Thesis exhibition
06 Jul

This exhibition features thesis projects by the MFA in Visual Art candidates in the 2022 graduating class of the Sam Fox School’s Graduate School of Art. MFA...

Pilates Mat & More
06 Jul

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

Wednesday, July 6 | 4:30 PM
Dark Room Cycle
06 Jul

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, July 6