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Events

Saturday, November 4

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
04 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...

Cabaret
04 Nov

Join us for a raucous and risqué revival of Kander and Ebb’s musical masterpiece. Set in the chaotic world of Weimar Berlin, Cabaret is a phantasmagorical...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Chris Jackson and Chrystal Jackson: 'Somewhere in the Stars'
04 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
04 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
04 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...

Saturday Science Lecture with Lee Sobotka on Oppie – the Los Alamos Years: nuclear science and a weapons primer at 10:00am
04 Nov

We will cover the crucial physics of the war years: fission and fusion; how and why the natural isotopes of Uranium 235U and 238U differ; how the produced...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
04 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
04 Nov

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

Western Algebraic Geometry Symposium (WAGS)
04 Nov

About WAGS WAGS is a twice-yearly meeting of algebraic geometers in the western half of the United States and Canada that traces its origins back to the...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Fire & Freedom: 'Food and Enslavement in Early America'
04 Nov

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...

Zoom Information Session: Graduate Programs in Classics, Washington University in St. Louis, Saturday, November 4th
04 Nov

The Department of Classics at Washington University in St. Louis will host an information session on its MA and PhD programs on Saturday, November 4th,...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 10:00 AM
Virtual Event
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
04 Nov

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

Dr. Kimberly Prather, Distinguished Chair & Professor, University of California, San Diego
04 Nov

Rick & Betty Ryckman Annual Lecture Kimberly A. Prather, Professor & Distinguished Chair Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Scripps Institute of...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Public Tour: 'Portraiture'
04 Nov

Student educators lead interactive tours highlighting diverse approaches to portraiture from different historical moments in the permanent collection...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 2:00 PM
Play reading: Plautus’ Casina in English Translation.
04 Nov

The Washington University in St. Louis Classics Club will sponsor a reading in English translation of Plautus’ lively farce, Casina on Saturday, November 4th...

Saturday, November 4, 2023 | 3:30 PM

Saturday, November 4