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Wednesday, February 8

50 Years of Title IX
08 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
08 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'
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 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
08 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'
08 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...

The Black Rep presents 'The Light'
08 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...

Brown Hall at dusk
08 Feb

Rodrigo Reis, Interim Co-Dean of the Brown School and investigator at the Prevention Research Center will moderate a panel on People, Health & Place for our...

Wednesday, February 8 | 12:00 PM
From Darkness to Light: Examining Oppression and Liberation Through Poetry
08 Feb

The power and impact of poetry is on the rise, as a way for our nation to turn inward to understand our social, political, and economic inequities. Join...

Wednesday, February 8 | 12:30 PM
Virtual Event
Physics Colloquium on Interacting Opto-Moiré Quantum Matter
08 Feb

Moiré superlattices of two-dimensional (2D) materials are an emerging platform for studying new physical phenomena with high tunability. Strong excitonic...

Wednesday, February 8 | 1:45 PM
Digital Media Lecture: 'The Colonial Ideology of Procedural Generation'
08 Feb

In conjunction with it search for an assistant professor in digital media, Film & Media Studies would like to invite you to a series of lectures on topics...

Physics Colloquium on Quantum Dynamics in the Quantum Science and Technology Era
08 Feb

Nonequilibrium dynamics is a frontier topic in quantum many-body physics that has seen remarkable advances over the past decade. Essential to this progress...

Wednesday, February 8 | 4:00 PM
Panels on Life: Perspectives on Love
08 Feb

In honor of the season of romance capitalism (!!), join us on February 8th for our upcoming panel, “Perspectives on Love.” Hear from staff, faculty, and...

Wednesday, February 8 | 5:00 PM
Your Next Move: Transitioning to the New Retirement
08 Feb

We still use the word retirement because we don’t have better language for the next chapter of life. We do have a better vision in mind for all us – a New...

Jazz Piano Masterclass and Talk with Isaiah Thompson
08 Feb

Open to the public. - Co-sponsor: Jazz St. Louis Isaiah J. Thompson is a jazz pianist, bandleader and composer from West Orange, New Jersey. He began...

Al-An deSouza, “Stack,” 2021. From the series “Flotsam (1926-2018).” (Photo: Courtesy of the artist and Talwar Gallery, New York.)
08 Feb

Al-An deSouza (fka. Allan deSouza) renders photo-media, installation, text and performance works as staging grounds for historical memory and its legacies...

Wednesday, February 8 | 6:00 PM

Wednesday, February 8