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Tuesday, February 28

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
28 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
28 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
28 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'
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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
28 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...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 12:00 AM
Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
28 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....

Lunch with Sarah Shulman
28 Feb

Open to any interested undergrads, not only WGSS majors & minors RSVP required. For undergraduates: How can the activism of the past help us understand...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 11:30 AM
Microbiology Seminar Series
28 Feb

The Microbiology seminar series is held weekly during the academic year. Speakers present current research on pathogenic bacteria, fungi, protozoa,...

Fighting for Flourishing: From Girls’ Boxing to Community Co-operatives
28 Feb

From direct action to structural new alignment, there are many different ways of approaching social change. Join Heather Cameron as she explores different...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
MEMS Seminar: Yunus Alapan, PhD
28 Feb

Yunus Alapan, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Georgia Tech, will present his seminar titled, "Bioinspired microrobotic systems for interfacing with cells and...

Black History Month
28 Feb

In collaboration with the Bernard Becker Library, the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a series of reflection and healing circles to...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 3:30 PM
Virtual Event
Civic Café: Civic Skill Building Workshop: Building the Movement
28 Feb

On Tuesday, Feb. 28 from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m., the Gephardt Institute of is hosting a Civic Skill Building Event with local rapper and activist T Dubb O of Hands...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 5:30 PM
NEXT Award 2022 Presentations
28 Feb

Join us for this opportunity to hear from the 2022 Newman Exploration Travel Fund (NEXT) Awardees, who will share presentations about their travels, followed...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM
Russia's War in Ukraine:  One Year On
28 Feb

Panelists include: Andrew Betson, Deputy Chief of Staff- Military, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, Emeritus Professor of Military...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 6:00 PM
In Conversation with Michelle Alexander
28 Feb

The John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics is honored to host Professor Michelle Alexander for a public conversation on the state of legal and...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM
WashU Nights with the St. Louis Blues
28 Feb

WashU employees can now purchase discounted tickets ($23/ticket) for the Feb. 28, 2023, game against the Seattle Krakens. The puck drops at 7 p.m. CST at the...

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 | 7:00 PM

Tuesday, February 28