A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Tuesday, January 17

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
17 Jan

"The Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans" explores architecture’s relationship to issues of...

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
17 Jan

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

Seymour Chwast, End Bad Breath, 1967. D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
17 Jan

In the late 1940s and 50s, mainstream illustration was dominated by the simulated small-town charm of Norman Rockwell and the slick but false assurances of...

Holiday Lights Recycling 2022-2023
17 Jan

Wondering what to do with your old or unworkable holiday lights? You can recycle them! The annual Holiday Lights Recycling Drive returns to Washington...

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

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...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
17 Jan

"The Play’s the Thing" exhibition celebrates the 400-year anniversary of the first folio—the first time William Shakespeare’s collected works were printed....

Valuable Dregs: Research in the William Gaddis Papers
17 Jan

Novelist William Gaddis famously shunned the spotlight and dismissed attempts to tie his private life to his creative work. However, Gaddis also kept an...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
17 Jan

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
17 Jan

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

Microbiology Seminar Series
17 Jan

The Microbiology seminar series is held weekly during the academic year. Speakers present current research on pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa,...

WUSM Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration 2023 Week: 'Amplifying Voices through Courageous Storytelling'
17 Jan

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever...

Tuesday, January 17 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Civic Café
17 Jan

Civic Cafe is a weekly event series every Tuesday evening at Stix House, 6470 Forsyth, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., when classes are in session. Each night will...

Tuesday, January 17 | 5:30 PM
WUSM Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration 2023 Week: 'Yoga for the People'
17 Jan

For this evening session of yoga for healing we are excited to once again be led by an instructor from The Collective STL, a vibrant group of Black yoga and...

Tuesday, January 17 | 5:30 PM
Virtual Event

Tuesday, January 17