A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Friday, September 23

A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival 2022
23 Sep

For over 20 years the Performing Arts Department has produced the A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival as a vehicle to support and develop new plays written by...

Bound for Beauty
23 Sep

Before publishers started mass producing books with standardized bindings, owners took their books to be bound individually according to their tastes and...

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
23 Sep

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Ervin Scholars: Honor the Legacy
23 Sep

The John B. Ervin Scholars Program honors the memory of a nationally renowned educator and community leader who believed in giving students a first-rate...

Leaving China: An Artist Paints His World War II Childhood
23 Sep

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

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
23 Sep

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

Men's Tennis - Hosting ITA Regionals
23 Sep

Come and support your WashU Men's Tennis team as they host the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regionals! They will host the ITA Regionals 9/23-9/24!

Stories From World War II
23 Sep

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

Yadier Molina and Albert Pujols: Selections from the Collection of Tim Huskey
23 Sep

Tim Huskey has been collecting Cardinals baseball memorabilia since he was five years old, when he stood in line to get an autograph from his favorite...

Through the Scope: A Small History of Microscopy
23 Sep

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

Pause @ Graham Chapel
23 Sep

The Office for Religious, Spiritual, and Ethical Life will be holding space in Graham Chapel. The Chapel will be open for reflection, prayer or a moment of...

Friday, September 23 | 9:00 AM
Reflections on Building D&I Research: Contributions, Challenges and Opportunities to Come
23 Sep

Join us for the inaugural Enola Proctor Lecture with Deputy Director for Implementation Science David Chambers who will discuss Reflections on Building D&I...

Friday, September 23 | 9:30 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
23 Sep

This installation prompts the question of how the visual culture of marketing and markets influences our lives. Bringing together modern and contemporary...

Professor Cliff Davidson, PhD
23 Sep

AEESP Distinguished Lecturer Cliff Davidson, PhD Thomas and Colleen Wilmot Professor of Engineering Dept. of Civil & Environmental Engineering Syracuse,...

Friday, September 23 | 11:00 AM
Dr. Marisela Gomez
23 Sep

We hope you can join us on September 23rd at 12 p.m. 2022, for the fourth talk in our Mindfulness and Anti-Racism series, when we will have the honor and...

Friday, September 23 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Cycle Express
23 Sep

Join BearFIT Instructor Meghann in The Dark Room for this 30 min cycle class! We will get a quick sweat on and feel like we packed in 50 mins of work! ...

Visiting Hurst Professor - Carissa Harris
23 Sep

Public Lecture: Wednesday, Sept. 21st at 4:00 pm Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall Rm. 201 * Work-in-Progress Seminar: Friday, Sept. 23rd at 2:00 pm Coffee Room,...

Friday, September 23 | 2:00 PM
The First Vigilante: Natural Law, Slavery, and the Killer Cobbler
23 Sep

A Salon discussion with associate professor Yann Robert from the University of Illinois at Chicago On Fri., Sept. 23rd from 3-5 pm, Yann Robert, Associate...

Friday, September 23 | 3:00 PM
Dancing Dual  Diasporas: Jewishness and Blackness in Dege Feder's Ethiopian Contemporary
23 Sep

What does it mean to find home in the body? Ethiopian-Israeli multimedia artist Dege Feder embodies Jewish and African diasporas in her dances about women’s...

Friday, September 23 | 4:00 PM
Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving vs. Saint Louis University
23 Sep

Come and support our Men's & Women's Swim & Dive teams as they race SLU!

Friday, September 23 | 5:30 PM
Q&A with Katharina Grosse
23 Sep

As part of the opening celebrations for Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions, the artist Katharina Grosse will be...

Katharina Grosse (German, b. 1961), Untitled, 2004. Oil on canvas, 59 1/16 × 98 7/16 in. (150 × 250 cm). Courtesy of König Gallery. © Katharina Grosse / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo by Jens Ziehe.
23 Sep

Following the Q&A with Katharina Grosse in Steinberg Hall Auditorium, celebrate the opening of Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns,...

Friday, September 23