A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

A tradition of convening thought leaders since 1953

McKelvey School of Engineering

Brown School


Saturday, February 25

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
25 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
25 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
25 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'
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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...

The Oresteia
25 Feb

The House of Atreus is burdened by an old curse and trapped in a cycle of retributive violence. How can justice be achieved without piling new crimes on top...

Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
25 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....

Forum on Medicine, Race and Ethnicity in St. Louis, Past to Future
25 Feb

The Medical Humanities Program and the Center for Race, Ethnicity & Equity will co-host a Forum on Medicine, Race, and Ethnicity in St. Louis, Past to...

Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 8:00 AM
The Importance of Racial Socialization Messages in the Lives of African-American Youth
25 Feb

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

Saturday, February 25, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
25 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 25, 2023 | 8:00 PM

Saturday, February 25