A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Wednesday, September 28

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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...

Stories From World War II
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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...

Wednesday, September 28 | 9:00 AM
University Shield
28 Sep

Join the WashU Office of Technology Management virtually for the first event in a series of programs to engage academic women and underrepresented minorities...

Wednesday, September 28 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Ambivalent Pleasures: Advertiser Content in American Art
28 Sep

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

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
28 Sep

Katharina Grosse is internationally celebrated for her large-scale, on-site works that she paints across built and natural environments. To date, less focus...

Wednesday, September 28 | 11:00 AM
Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
28 Sep

The renowned contemporary artist Katharina Grosse, whose exhibition Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions is on view...

Voting in Missouri, Civic Education, and Engagement: Local Voting, Community Action and Impact
28 Sep

What does every Missouri voter need to know about the voting system? This event, convened through a partnership between the Center for Social Development...

Wednesday, September 28 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Practicing Cultural Humility Workshop
28 Sep

This event is a part of our 2022 National Diversity Week programming and is open to all WashU undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and...

WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club
28 Sep

Join us for the September book club to discuss "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou. "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings" is a 1969 autobiography...

Wednesday, September 28 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
'The Never Ending Story' Mural Conversation on Race and Freedom of Speech and Book Signing
28 Sep

Join us for a book signing and discussion event with De'Joneiro Jones, author of "The Never Ending Story." His book documents the mural decoration of the...

Chancellor Martin and Nancy Thomas: Educating for Democracy in a Time of Division
28 Sep

Save the date for a fireside chat between Chancellor Martin and Nancy Thomas, director of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) at Tufts...

Wednesday, September 28 | 7:00 PM
MFA Event - Visiting Hurst Professor, Kadijah Queen
28 Sep

Washington University Department of English is pleased to welcome Kadijah Queen, as an MFA Exclusive Visiting Hurst Professor. Events will include a reading...

Wednesday, September 28 | 8:00 PM

Wednesday, September 28