A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Wednesday, January 18

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
18 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'
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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
18 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...

Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
18 Jan

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out a memo stating that all federally funded, scientific data needs to be shared...

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
18 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...

A two toned, red map marker indicates a location.
18 Jan

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to participate in this collaborative learning session. Participants will build and practice skills to help them...

Wednesday, January 18 | 10:00 AM
Data Sharing for Federally Funded Researchers
18 Jan

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) recently put out a memo stating that all federally funded, scientific data needs to be shared...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
18 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...

Katharina Grosse: On the Edge of Something Else
18 Jan

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

Kian Pokorny
18 Jan

Kian L. Pokorny, Ph.D. This talk presents Naïve Bayes Classifiers as a vehicle to demonstrate competency-based computing education. The ACM’s Computing...

Wednesday, January 18 | 11:30 AM
McKelvey Hall, 1020
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WUSM Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration 2023 Week: Keynote Panel: 'The Truth about Critical Race Theory'
18 Jan

“We must learn that passively to accept an unjust system is to cooperate with that system, and thereby to become a participant in its evil.” Critical race...

Wednesday, January 18 | 1:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, January 18