A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Monday, October 2

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
02 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'
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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
02 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'
02 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 lithograph displays a big heart with different icons including a prison cell, baby, diapeprs, hospitals, home, person with luggage, chained and being lifted out of a river. Inside the river there is a steam boat with a sign "Help us!". Above is a tidal wave made up from rising statistics, and a person with visible lungs breathing in particles from the wave. To the right is a person running through the river, with their organs exposed, above whom a plane flies with a "Patriots" label and a flying N-95 mask next to it. In the foreground is a school bus, and a yellow duck wearing a face mask.
02 Oct

No question that COVID-19 transformed the world. From masking and isolation to mass casualties and lingering harm to physical and mental health, the...

Science Communication to Enhance Health Decisions Symposium
02 Oct

Join us for Science Communication to Enhance Health Decisions, a half-day symposium featuring Dr. Ellen Peters, an academic expert in decision making and the...

Preston M. Green Hall
02 Oct

Control of Autonomous Systems: A Formal Guarantees against Complex Tasks

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
02 Oct

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

Intellectual Property 101: Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism
02 Oct

In this workshop we’ll explore the difference between copyright infringement and plagiarism, and why it matters for the works you create. You’ll come away...

Dr. Gang Wu, Professor Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
02 Oct

Gang Wu, Professor Chemical and Biological Engineering, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York Due to the overwhelming use of fossil fuels...

What is Cultural Diplomacy?
02 Oct

Nicolas Douay in Cultural Attaché for Higher Education at the French consulate in Chicago. Invité exceptionnel à Washington University in St....

Monday, October 2, 2023 | 1:00 PM
'Dream Town' book talk
02 Oct

Join us for a discussion of "Dream Town," a new book by WashU alum and award-winning Washington Post journalist Laura Meckler. "Dream Town" chronicles the...

Monday, October 2, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Bouchet Society Speaker and Reception with Christopher Cross
02 Oct

Christopher N. Cross, a Bouchet member and alum of Howard University, will share insights into his academic journey and observations working in health equity...

Colloquium - Goal-directed behavior and the adolescent brain
02 Oct

My lab's research aims to reveal how neurodevelopmental shifts in circuit-level brain function contribute to changes in motivated, emotional, and social...

Monday, October 2, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Strategies to Avoid Excluding Marginalized Groups in a New Era of Treating Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementias
02 Oct

The Washington University Community is invited to attend the 18th Annual Norman R. Seay Lecture on Monday, October 2, 2023 4pm-5pm at The Eric P. Newman...

CDI NDW Yoga Your Way Through
02 Oct

Self-care workshop that creates a space for creative writing, movement, and a safe space to feel seen and heard. The session will end with a brief yoga...

CDI NDW Queer Sex in the Dark
02 Oct

Join us and @washu_habif for a candid conversation about sexual health, pleasure, relationships and more! Students are encouraged to RSVP via the CDI...

Monday, October 2