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Saturday, February 18

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
18 Feb

In 2021 the Washington University Libraries acquired the literary papers of Aaron Coleman. Coleman, a poet and translator, received his Master of Fine Arts...

50 Years of Title IX
18 Feb

In June 1972, Congress passed Title IX, prohibiting sex-based discrimination in any federal government-funded school or other educational programs. The 50...

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
18 Feb

"The Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans" explores architecture’s relationship to issues of...

Chakaia Booker: 'Shaved Portions'
18 Feb

Chakaia Booker is renowned for her artistic practice that pushes the limits of abstraction through the use of her signature material—discarded rubber tires...

Inherent Vice: Preserving Vulnerable Collections
18 Feb

Libraries and archives are stewards to immense collections threatened by building leaks, pest infestations, and their own inherent vices. The Inherent Vice...

School of Medicine Composting Pilot Program
18 Feb

Was your New Year's resolution to be more sustainable? Here's an easy way to stick to it! WashU School of Medicine will be piloting a composting program at...

Shakespeare in Hand
18 Feb

Shakespeare’s words have become so famous that there is a quote for just about every circumstance or occasion. Though many miniature books feature an entire...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
18 Feb

"The Play’s the Thing" exhibition celebrates the 400-year anniversary of the first folio—the first time William Shakespeare’s collected works were printed....

Masterclass with Mark Sparks, flute
18 Feb

Featuring the flute students of Washington University.

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 11:00 AM
More Than Just Entertainment: The Politics of Branson’s Tourism Industry and Ethical Questions for Scholars
18 Feb

The current presidential administration began with a commitment to bridging political divides, even offering physical bridges in the form of an...

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Kindred: A Senior Dance Showcase
18 Feb

Kindred is a showcase of two senior dances choreographed by Diamond Warren-Tucker & Izzy Yanover exploring themes of family and belonging. February 17 & 18...

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 8:00 PM
The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
18 Feb

The St. Louis Black Repertory Company continues its 46th Season with The Light by Loy A. Webb. Previews begin Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the Hotchner...

Saturday, February 18, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 18