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Saturday, December 2

Adam Pendleton: To Divide By
02 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'
02 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
02 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.
02 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
02 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...

Secret Sciences: The Hidden Arts of Alchemy
02 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
02 Dec

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

Washington University Dance Theatre:  'WUDT'sNEXT'
02 Dec

Whether explicitly or implicitly, artists use their medium to express personal experience, tell stories, and to contemplate where we have been, where we are...

Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Classics Colloquium: In Memory of Penelope Biggs
02 Dec

Ovid's Contesting Muses Miller image.jpg Media Root John F. Miller, University of Virginia This talk explores how,...

Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 8:30 AM
Colloquium in Memory of Penelope Biggs
02 Dec

Penelope.jpg Media Root SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY 8:30am - 9:00am Coffee 9:00am - 9:15am Introduction 9:15am -...

Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 8:30 AM
Classics Colloquium: In Memory of Penelope Biggs
02 Dec

Ovid's Contesting Muses Miller image.jpg Media Root John F. Miller, University of Virginia This talk explores how,...

Saturday, December 2, 2023 | 9:00 AM
Disorderly Materials / Contingent Objects
02 Dec

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'
02 Dec

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, December 2, 2023 | 2:00 PM

Saturday, December 2