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Events

Monday, March 20

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
20 Mar

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

2023 Open Education Week: WashU Student Advocacy for Access to Affordable Textbooks
20 Mar

Open Education Week raises awareness and highlights innovative open education successes worldwide every year. Open Education Week allows practitioners,...

50 Years of Title IX
20 Mar

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
20 Mar

"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'
20 Mar

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
20 Mar

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
20 Mar

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
20 Mar

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
20 Mar

"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....

Women in Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine
20 Mar

Back by popular demand, this exhibit, in collaboration with the Academic Women's Network, features 22 women from the Washington University School of Medicine...

African Modernism in America
20 Mar

Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Fisk University Galleries, African Modernism in America is the first major traveling exhibition to...

Scalable Graph Algorithms: Parallel, Dynamic, and Private
20 Mar

Quanquan Liu Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Computer Science Northwestern University Graph algorithms are ubiquitous in today’s world where graph...

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 11:30 AM
McKelvey 1020
Stream Available
Center For Literary Arts Graduate Student Information Session and Lunch
20 Mar

Please join WashU's new Center for the Literary Arts for an informal lunchtime conversation! Co-directors Ignacio Infante and Danielle Dutton want to hear...

Dr. James Friend, University of California, San Diego
20 Mar

Dr. James Friend, Medically Advanced Devices Laboratory in the Center for Medical Devices, Stanford S. and Beverly P. Penner Endowed Chair in...

Community Commitments | Class 1 in the Commit Series 
20 Mar

What commitments has WashU made as an institution in pursuit of equity and inclusion? How does that promise impact staff and faculty in the workplace and...

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 1:30 PM
Virtual Event
Center for the Literary Arts Creative Practice Workshop Information Session
20 Mar

Please join one of the center’s co-directors, Danielle Dutton for an information session about the WashU Creative Practice Workshop, including the...

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 4:00 PM
Virtual Event
Understanding the Sources of Regenerative Capacities in Animals
20 Mar

Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado is a molecular biologist, an investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and executive director and Chief Scientific...

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 4:00 PM
LJ Roberts working in their studio. (Photo: Jenna Bacom)
20 Mar

LJ Roberts, the spring 2023 Arthur and Sheila Prensky Island Press Visiting Artist, is an artist and writer working in Brooklyn, New York and Pioneertown,...

Monday, March 20, 2023 | 6:00 PM

Monday, March 20