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Monday, October 30

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
30 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...

30 Oct

Join us for a raucous and risqué revival of Kander and Ebb’s musical masterpiece. Set in the chaotic world of Weimar Berlin, Cabaret is a phantasmagorical...

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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
30 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'
30 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...

Commemoration and Remembrance Virtual Town Hall
30 Oct

The Committee to Examine Remembrance and Commemoration at Washington University in St. Louis will host its second virtual town hall to gather input from...

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
30 Oct

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

The Department of Sociology Fall 2023 Colloquium Series Presents: Dr. Megan Neely
30 Oct

Colloquia Title and Topic: "The Wager: Gender, Race and Value in High-Wage Service Sector Work" Scholars have long established that race, class, and...

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 11:30 AM
Dr. Jonghyun Park, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology
30 Oct

Jonghyun Park, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Missouri University of Science & Technology This talk will delve...

Intellectual Property 101: Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism
30 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...

AFAS Featured Event: A Conversation with Mbougar Sarr
30 Oct

Mohamed Mbougar Sarr is a Senegalese writer who hails from Diourbel, Senegal, and pursued his studies in France. Sarr has authored four novels and received...

Conference and round-table with author Mohamed Mbougar Sarr
30 Oct

Join us for a conference and round table discussion with Mohamed Mbougar Sarr, the first writer from sub-Saharan Africa to be awarded France’s oldest and...

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 5:30 PM
David Brooks on 'How to Know a Person'
30 Oct

Washington University is partnering with the St. Louis County Public Library to host New York Times columnist and author David Brooks to discuss his new...

Monday, October 30, 2023 | 7:00 PM

Monday, October 30