A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Thursday, January 19

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
19 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'
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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
19 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'
19 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...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hour
19 Jan

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, January 19 | 9:30 AM
BME Seminar: Jai Rudra, PhD
19 Jan

Presenting on “Immunoengineering with Supramolecular Peptide Biomaterials” Jai Rudra, PhD, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Washington...

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19 Jan

All WashU staff and faculty are invited to take part in this 90-minute interactive session. Participants will interact with the University mission, goals,...

Thursday, January 19 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
WUSM Farmers Market
19 Jan

The Office of Sustainability, Operations & Facilities Management Department, and Human Resources are excited to announce the return of The School of Medicine...

Katharina Grosse Studio Paintings, 1988–2022: Returns, Revisions, Inventions
19 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
19 Jan

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

WUSM Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration 2023 Week: 'Amplifying Community Voices for Black Joy and Healing'
19 Jan

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”...

Thursday, January 19 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Winter Warm-Up
19 Jan

To kick off the start of the spring semester, come to decorate winter cookies and learn about our great GradWell events taking place this semester! We will...

Thursday, January 19 | 12:00 PM
 Be an Interdisciplinary Data Scientist: Where to Start and How to Succeed
19 Jan

Artificial intelligence (AI) is fundamentally transforming how the world operates. Social, behavioral, and health scientists with modern data science skills...

Thursday, January 19 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Textbook Central
19 Jan

Textbook Central helps students learn how to use the Libraries to find textbooks and other course materials for their classes. Librarians will be available...

Performing Democracy in the Graveyard: The Gwangju Uprising, Mangwoldong Cemetery, and South Korea’s Affective Space for Democracy
19 Jan

What is the relationship of grief and politics? What kind of transformative politics might arise when people in grief come together to generate an...

Thursday, January 19 | 4:00 PM
Artist Talk: Chakaia Booker
19 Jan

Chakaia Booker discusses her installation Shaved Portions, on view outside the Museum at the intersection of Skinker Blvd. and Brookings Drive,...

Why Institutions Matter: Religious Perspectives on Building and Sustaining Institutions in a Fractured Society
19 Jan

This dialogue between some of the nation’s foremost thinkers on institutions and religious pluralism will focus on the challenges and opportunities of...

Thursday, January 19 | 7:00 PM
Emerson Auditorium
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Thursday, January 19