A guide to events on our campuses.

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Sunday, January 29

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
29 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'
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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
29 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'
29 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...

Great Artists Series '23: J'Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano and Mark Markham, piano
29 Jan

SUBSCRIPTION TICKETS Single Tickets Edison Box Office: 314-935-6543 Subscriptions: $120 Single Tickets: $35-40 general admission $32-37 Wash U...

Sunday, January 29