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Wednesday, October 4

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
04 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'
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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
04 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'
04 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...

Enhancing Participation by Minoritized Groups in Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementia Research Conference
04 Oct

The Washington University Community is invited to attend the Enhancing Participation by Minoritized Groups in Alzheimer Disease and Related Dementia Research...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 8:00 AM
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.
04 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...

University Shield
04 Oct

Presenting on “Development and application of tools and methods for behavioral and neural recordings in locusts” Read the full abstract. Michael Traner,...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 10:00 AM
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Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
04 Oct

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

Tips for Optimizing Your Use of APA, MLA, Chicago, or other Citation Formats
04 Oct

In this workshop you will learn some tips for using some of the most common citation formats. Come away with practical ways to distinguish between a citation...

A photo of people laughing and talking at a Food for Thought event from the 2022-2023 school year.
04 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 4, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Physics Colloquium with Norman Murray
04 Oct

Norman Murray (Hosted by Nowak) from University of Toronto will be presenting the colloquium.

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 3:00 PM
WashU Libraries Virtual Book Club
04 Oct

Join us for a special Banned Book Week book club. We will discuss Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, one of the most challenged classic books. Invisible Man is...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
'Community as Rebellion' Lorgia García Peña
04 Oct

JAMES E. McLEOD MEMORIAL LECTURE ON HIGHER EDUCATION Featuring Lorgia García Peña, professor of Latinx studies at Princeton University and author of...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Khiara Bridges Keynote Address
04 Oct

Khiara M. Bridges is a professor of law at UC Berkeley School of Law. She has written many articles concerning race, class, reproductive rights and the...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Mindfulness & The Skills of Human Flourishing
04 Oct

Richard Davidson is best known for his groundbreaking work studying emotion and the brain. A friend and confidante of the Dalai Lama, he is a highly sought...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Ode to the Underloved (featuring REVOLVER), Film Installation at Artists Space, 2023, photo by Destiny Mata.
04 Oct

Multidisciplinary artist, experimental filmmaker, and writer Crystal Z Campbell will deliver the fall 2023 Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow...

CDI NDW Student Author Showcase
04 Oct

Highlighting student authors at WashU, they will discuss their books and the process to publish! Students are encouraged to RSVP via the CDI website. This...

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 6:30 PM
Pride Night at Women's Volleyball
04 Oct

Show your Pride while cheering on our Women's Volleyball team while they take on Fontbonne University. Rainbows and pride flags encouraged! Go Bears!

Wednesday, October 4, 2023 | 7:00 PM

Wednesday, October 4