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Wednesday, December 13

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
13 Dec

“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'
13 Dec

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
13 Dec

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...

Gerty T. Cori and Carl F. Cori in lab, circa 1947.
13 Dec

Washington University in St. Louis has been affiliated with 26 Nobel Laureates, many of whom did a significant portion of their award-winning work at the...

MADness Unleashed: The World of MAD Magazine
13 Dec

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

Reading and Exams
13 Dec

Fall reading and exams.

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
13 Dec

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
13 Dec

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

Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
13 Dec

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

Weidenbaum Center Public Policy Forum
13 Dec

Weidenbaum Center Director and Professor of Political Science Andrew Reeves will discuss his book, "No Blank Check," on concerns over presidential executive...

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
MEMS Special Seminar:  Daniel A. McAdams, PhD
13 Dec

"Pursuing Convergent Research Funding at NSF" This seminar will discuss how future global needs present problems not contained within the domain expertise...

St. Louis Mechanobiology Symposium & Party
13 Dec

The St. Louis Mechanobiology Symposium & Party will feature two keynote lectures and a poster session. Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Talks at 2:00pm, 3:00pm...

Kemper Kick-Back
13 Dec

Put down your books, gather your friends, and join us for some creative self-care. Grab some free hot cocoa, experience guided meditations, enjoy music, view...

Wednesday, December 13, 2023 | 5:00 PM

Wednesday, December 13