A guide to events on our campuses.

Assembly Series

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McKelvey School of Engineering

Events

Saturday, February 4

Beauty in Enormous Bleakness: The Design Legacy of the Interned Generation of Japanese Americans
04 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'
04 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...

Seymour Chwast, End Bad Breath, 1967. D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library
04 Feb

In the late 1940s and 50s, mainstream illustration was dominated by the simulated small-town charm of Norman Rockwell and the slick but false assurances of...

Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste Land
04 Feb

The Waste Land by St. Louis native TS Eliot was published in 1922 and forever changed literature. The Life in St. Louis 1888-1905: T.S. Eliot’s First Waste...

School of Medicine Composting Pilot Program
04 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...

Mr. William Shakespeare's comedies, histories, and tragedies, 1685
04 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....

Glaser Gallery Exhibit: 'How did we get hear? Historic hearing devices, 1800-2000'
04 Feb

The hearing aids we are familiar with today are both tiny and mighty, but they weren’t always that way. This exhibit highlights the long history of hearing...

Global Indian, Nubile Indian: Caste and Marriage in the Making of the Indian Diaspora
04 Feb

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

Saturday, February 4 | 11:00 AM
Virtual Event
Public Tour: 'Power of Place'
04 Feb

Student educators lead interactive tours of the permanent collection designed to prompt discussion and reflection on the power of place in relationship to...

The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
04 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 4