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Friday, October 6

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
06 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'
06 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
06 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
06 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
06 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...

McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium
06 Oct

We are excited to resume these important symposia events in-person. The McDonnell Academy Global Research Symposium, Forces Reshaping the World, will feature...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
06 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
06 Oct

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

Workshop on Sensitivity to Value
06 Oct

Speakers: Sara Aronowitz (Toronto, Philosophy, www-personal.umich.edu/~skaron/) Matthew Fulkerson (U.C. San Diego, Philosophy and Cognitive Science,...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
06 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.
06 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...

Eugene O’Neill and Carlotta Monterey O’Neill outside the Tao House, 1940, photographer unknown. From the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill.
06 Oct

Join us for a one-day symposium to officially open the Harley Hammerman Collection on Eugene O’Neill. This symposium will also constitute the first day of...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 9:00 AM
University Shield
06 Oct

Presenting on “The Development and Validation of Noninvasive Electromyometrial Imaging of Uterine Contraction and Novel Magnetic Resonance Imaging of...

Vinayak Ramkumar
06 Oct

Vinayak Ramkumar Postdoctoral Fellow, Tel Aviv University Visiting Researcher, Washington University in St. Louis Given a dataset to store in a distributed...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
06 Oct

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

Miles Sakwa-Novak, Vice President of Materials, Global Thermostats
06 Oct

Miles Sakwa-Novak, PhD Vice President of Materials Global Thermostat Direct Air Capture R&D at Global Thermostat Abstract: In the last 15 years, Direct...

Lunch and Learn
06 Oct

Join Vice Dean Sophia Hayes & Asso. Vice Dean William Acree for a monthly lunch, on us! We'd like to learn how your coursework, research, and overall...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Info Session: Part-Time Master of Social Work Program
06 Oct

Join a panel of representatives from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis to learn about the Part-Time Master of Social Work program,...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
2023 Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture Series
06 Oct

The Homer G. Phillips Public Health Lecture Series is named in honor of the historic Homer G. Phillips Hospital in St. Louis, the premier training ground for...

Friday, October 6, 2023 | 5:30 PM

Friday, October 6