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Thursday, October 26

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
26 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'
26 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
26 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...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
26 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
26 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
26 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'
26 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...

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
26 Oct

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, October 26, 2023 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Brian Schmit, PhD
26 Oct

Presenting on “Novel treadmill environments for rehabilitation of gait”. Brian Schmit, PhD, Professor, Hammes Family Chair, and Associate Dean of Research...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 10:00 AM
WashU HarvestFest
26 Oct

Join us on Thursday, October 26 from 10am – 2pm to celebrate the last outdoor Farmers Market of the year with HarvestFest! HarvestFest will take place at the...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
26 Oct

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

United Way volunteer opportunity: Medical Campus
26 Oct

The Washington University in St. Louis community is encouraged to donate to, and volunteer with, the 2023 United Way of Greater St. Louis annual campaign....

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 11:00 AM
The Department of Sociology Fall 2023 Colloquium Series Presents: Dr. Samuel Kye
26 Oct

Colloquia Title: "Dynamic White Spaces and the Rip Currents of Neighborhood Change that Preserve White Isolation"

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 11:30 AM
TRIADS Speaker Series with Heng Ji
26 Oct

Recent large neural models have shown impressive performance on various data modalities, including natural language, vision, programming language and...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 12:00 PM
MEMS Seminar:  Yonggang Huang, PhD
26 Oct

A dynamically reprogrammable surface with self-evolving shape morphing Abstract: Dynamic shape-morphing soft materials systems are ubiquitous in living...

Comparing Attacks from 2008 to Today
26 Oct

Curious about attempted cybercrime? Information Security Director Brian Allen will be presenting on a real-world incident we experienced 15 years ago and...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Assumptions and Predictions in Process-based Models of Species’ Distributions
26 Oct

Tom Radomski, Washington University - Tyson Research Center, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar. Please...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 4:00 PM
The Poet with a Briefcase: Literature and Legal Consciousness in Late Imperial Russia
26 Oct

Reverence for literature and disregard for law have been often seen as persistent attributes of Russian cultural identity. In this talk, I will suggest that...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Tom Radomski, Washington University – Tyson Research Center
26 Oct

We will no longer be hosting a live YouTube channel, instead a zoom recording of the talk will be posted after the seminar.

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 4:00 PM
CDI Book Club
26 Oct

Sign up here to join the Center of Diversity and Inclusion's Book Club! Each month, we have an open call for new members to discuss the selected book....

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 5:30 PM
Bringing Mars Samples Back to Earth: the 2023 Robert M. Walker Distinguished Lecture
26 Oct

The planet Mars has fascinated humans for centuries. It is only recently that robotic orbiters, landers, and rovers have allowed us to explore Mars in ever...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 7:00 PM
WU Cinema Presents: 'Eraserhead' + 'House'
26 Oct

Halloween: Eraserhead + House Double Feature eraserheadhouse.png Events Eraserhead (1977) Directed by David Lynch 1977,1h 40m, DCP Henry Spencer tries to...

Thursday, October 26, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Thursday, October 26