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Events

Wednesday, October 11

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
11 Oct

“What is your name?” “Where are you from?” “How did you end up here?” “Can you feel it?” “Does it hurt?” With these and other questions, the American artist...

Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
11 Oct

Washington University in St. Louis alumnus (1981) Chris Jackson authored and produced numerous musical shows and productions in St. Louis, the Midwest, and...

Domesticated Pulp: Archie Publications and the Comics Code
11 Oct

For over 50 years, the Comics Code Authority enforced its Seal of Approval, a set of self-imposed guidelines used to judge comics as appropriate for all...

Long shalt thou live, if these well be done: Food, Drink and Health
11 Oct

You are what you eat! From medieval humoral theory using food to balance one's complexion to American homesteading recipes on making meals that best aid...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
11 Oct

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
11 Oct

In the popular imagination, alchemy is often synonymous with the transmutation of lead into gold. But while this was certainly one of the alchemists’ goals,...

The Assembled Playwright: Harley Hammerman’s Eugene O’Neill Collection
11 Oct

The Assembled Playwright exhibition presents highlights from the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill. The exhibition includes manuscripts,...

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
11 Oct

The traveling exhibition from the NLM explore ways in which meals can tell us how power is exchanged between and among different peoples, races, genders and...

The Tools That Supercharge Open-Source Scientific Software
11 Oct

Join Timothy Holy, PhD, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, for a workshop session...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
11 Oct

Over the past two decades, several philosophers, art theorists, and cultural critics have turned their attention to the study of matter. Philosopher Jane...

Rick Grodsky
11 Oct

Join us for the Annual Rick Grodsky Welcome Lunch & Research Lab Poster Session! Connect with classmates, learn more about the ground-breaking research in...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 11:30 AM
A photo of people laughing and talking at a Food for Thought event from the 2022-2023 school year.
11 Oct

Food for Thought is a weekly outdoor event series, weather permitting, curated by the Gephardt Institute. Students, staff, and faculty are invited to drop in...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Global Trafficking in Persons Research and Advocacy by St. Louis Researchers and Activists
11 Oct

The Human Trafficking Collaborative Network (HTCN) is hosting an hour long virtual panel on Global Trafficking in Persons research. Panelists and topics...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium with Michael Meyer on Origins of Stars, Planets and Life
11 Oct

Over 20 years ago, the instrument teams for the NASA/ESA/CSA JWST outlined comprehensive science programs to answer to key questions concerning the origins...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Pitch Partners: Centering Racial Equity
11 Oct

Join us for Pitch Partners: Centering Racial Equity! This is an open call for project ideas that focus on racial and ethnic health equity issues across St....

Queer Stories: A Zine Workshop
11 Oct

Join the Washington University Library, Mapping LGBTQIA+ St. Louis, and the Spectrum office for a zine making workshop focused on creating a visual...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 6:00 PM
Medline via PubMed: A Fantastic, Free Health Database
11 Oct

Learn how to effectively search PubMed for public health, psychological, and therapeutic information. Covers MeSH searching, applying limits, using the...

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 | 8:30 PM
Virtual Event

Wednesday, October 11