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Friday, October 13

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
13 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'
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 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
13 Oct

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

WashU Black Alumni Weekend 2023
13 Oct

Join us for WashU’s Black Alumni Weekend! Reconnect with the university community and explore St. Louis, all while celebrating the powerful legacy of Black...

Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
13 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...

Annual Neuroscience Retreat
13 Oct

The two-day Annual Neuroscience Retreat is open to all in the Washington University Neuroscience Community regardless of graduate program, department, or...

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 8:30 AM
Data Visualization in Tableau
13 Oct

Learn how to use Tableau to create tables, graphs, charts and thematic maps. This workshop is intended for people with little to no Tableau experience. Free...

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Jason Valentine
13 Oct

Flat optics for information processing Abstract: Digital neural networks and the availability of large training datasets have allowed for rapid progress in...

Lorrie Faith Cranor
13 Oct

Lorrie Faith Cranor FORE Systems University Professor Engineering & Public Policy, and School of Computer Science Director and Bosch Distinguished Professor...

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
13 Oct

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

Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson, Professor
13 Oct

Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson, PhD Professor and Head, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering North Carolina State...

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Faculty Showcase
13 Oct

WashU performance faculty will perform various solo and chamber works.

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Reading & Talk with Simone White
13 Oct

Organized in conjunction with Adam Pendleton: To Divide By, join us for a reading by poet Simone White and a conversation on creative practice in relation to...

Friday, October 13, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Annual George E. Mylonas Lecture in Classical Art and Archaeology
13 Oct

Kathleen Lynch, Professor and Department Head of Classics at the University of Cincinnati.

Friday, October 13