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Sunday, November 12

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
12 Nov

“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'
12 Nov

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
12 Nov

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
12 Nov

The MADness Unleashed exhibition is an overview of MAD Magazine and its place within American culture. The exhibition is highlighted by original art and...

SLIFF: Human Ties spotlight
12 Nov

The Center for the Humanities sponsors the Human Ties lineup of films at the Saint Louis Film Festival (festival dates are Nov. 9–19). 4 pm, Fri., Nov. 10:...

Sunday, November 12, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
12 Nov

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
12 Nov

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

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
12 Nov

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

Robot Day
12 Nov

Join us for Robot Day from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, at WashU's McKelvey Hall! This STEM outreach event is for middle and high school students and...

Sunday, November 12, 2023 | 1:00 PM
‘Racist Trees’ Screening & Discussion
12 Nov

Free screening but tickets are required. Follow link to film webpage. Was the planting of tamarisk trees along the historically Black Lawrence Crossley...

Sunday, November 12