A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, August 6

Bound for Beauty
06 Aug

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 Aug

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

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
06 Aug

Leaving China is an exhibition of work by accomplished artist James McMullan that focuses on watercolor paintings about his childhood during World War II....

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

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 Aug

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 Aug

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 Aug

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...

Bookbinding Workshop: Saddle Stitch Binding (Morning Session)
06 Aug

Come learn the saddle stitch sewing technique of bookbinding, perfect for making handmade journals at home. All participants will make their own example of...

Bookbinding Workshop: Saddle Stitch Binding (Afternoon Session)
06 Aug

Come learn the saddle stitch sewing technique of bookbinding, perfect for making handmade journals at home. All participants will make their own example of...

Saturday, August 6