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Events

Saturday, October 7

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
07 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'
07 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
07 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...

Fall Break
07 Oct

No classes.

Long shalt thou live, if these well be done: Food, Drink and Health
07 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
07 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
07 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
07 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
07 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
07 Oct

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

Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
07 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...

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
07 Oct

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

Public Tour: 'Adam Pendleton: To Divide By'
07 Oct

Curator Meredith Malone leads this final interactive tour of the exhibition Adam Pendleton: To Divide By. Pendleton’s paintings and other works address codes...

Saturday, October 7, 2023 | 2:00 PM

Saturday, October 7