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Friday, November 17

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
17 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'
17 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
17 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...

God of Carnage
17 Nov

God of Carnage follows a meeting between two sets of parents after a playground altercation between their sons. The adults agree to settle the dispute...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 12:00 AM
MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
17 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
17 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:...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
17 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
17 Nov

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

Second Annual Vaccine Center Symposium
17 Nov

Join us for the Second Annual Vaccine Center Symposium where we will celebrate our progress so far and our vision for the future of the center.

IMSE PhD Virtual Information Session
17 Nov

General Information Session

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Virtual Event
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar with Athina Meli
17 Nov

Athina Meli (Hosted by Errando) from North Carolina A&T State University will be presenting the seminar Sponsored by the McDonnell Center for the Space...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Mauricio Delbracio
17 Nov

Image Restoration through Inversion by Direct Iteration (InDI) Abstract: Deep learning has revolutionized image restoration, but how to train models to...

Historical Map Viewings
17 Nov

This Geography Awareness Week, in addition to our week-long georeferencing sprint of WashU and the Missouri Historical Society’s digital collections of fire...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Unreal City Sprint
17 Nov

Join the Data Services Department for a sprint during Geography Awareness Week (GAW) to continue the reimagining of the Unreal City website. The Unreal City...

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
17 Nov

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

Fabio H. Ribeiro, Professor, Purdue University
17 Nov

Fabio H. Ribeiro W. Nicholas and Elizabeth H. Delgass Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Nam Wook Kim
17 Nov

Nam Wook Kim Assistant Professor Department of Computer Science Boston College From understanding the world around us to informing decision-making and...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Space Sciences/Astrophysics Seminar with Athina Meli on Astrophysical Relativistic Jets and the Role of Toroidal Magnetic Fields
17 Nov

The acceleration of cosmic rays (CRs) is a complex and dynamic phenomenon that plays a crucial role in shaping the high-energy universe. Shock acceleration...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Kemper Unplugged
17 Nov

Take a break in your day to hear Washington University faculty and students from the Department of Music, Arts & Sciences, in intimate chamber music and...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Lunch & Learn: Bouchet Graduate Honors Society – Danforth Campus
17 Nov

Join the Graduate Center and members of the Bouchet Graduate Honors Society (BGHS) to learn about the society, current students’ academic journeys, and their...

International Lunch and Learn
17 Nov

In honor of International Students Day, join Director of Graduate Student Affairs Andy Wiegert for lunch, on us! We’d like to learn about how your...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 12:30 PM
BME Dissertation Defense: Zhexian Sun
17 Nov

Presenting on “Advanced Diffusion MRI Technique and Applications in Placenta and Brain” Read the full abstract. Zhexian Sun, PhD candidate, will defend...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 1:15 PM
Women In cancer reSEarch (WISE): 'The new PI journey – finding a job and starting a lab'
17 Nov

Join us for coffee, cookies, and great discussion! A group for trainees and junior faculty (Instructor) to provide support, guidance, and mentorship in...

Roundtable Discussion of Nicole Svobodny's "Nijinsky’s Feeling Mind: The Dancer Writes, The Writer Dances"
17 Nov

Panelists: Nicole Svobodny, Senior Lecturer in Global Studies and Russian Literature and Culture Tili Boon Cuillé, Professor of French and Comparative...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 3:00 PM
International Education Week
17 Nov

International Education Week, taking place from November 13 to 17, is an annual celebration of global learning and cultural exchange. Throughout the week, a...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Performing Arts Department Auditions
17 Nov

Auditions for "Winter’s Tale" and "Cry it Out" will take place online and in person. In-person Auditions will be held on Friday, November 17th, 7 pm – 10 pm....

BOLD: Uncommon Spirit - Chamber Project St. Louis
17 Nov

Chamber Project St. Louis presents a program of big, bold, beautiful music for winds, strings, and piano that celebrates the human spirit. American icon...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Bringing Back the Stars Over St. Louis
17 Nov

St. Louis Astronomical Society Meeting How can St. Louis improve public health and safety, protect plants and wildlife, and bring back direct views of the...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 7:30 PM
Online Chinese-Language Tour: 'Adam Pendleton: To Divide By'
17 Nov

Join student educator Weixun Qu, PhD student in the Department of Art History & Archaeology in Arts & Sciences, for an online tour of this season’s...

Friday, November 17, 2023 | 8:00 PM
Virtual Event

Friday, November 17