A guide to events on our campuses.

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Events

Saturday, April 1

Credit: Katherine Simone Reynolds
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

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

50 Years of Title IX
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

"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'
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

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
01 Apr

"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....

Saturday Science Lecture with Anders Carlsson on Renewable Energy
01 Apr

Moving away from fossil fuels to renewable energy is crucial for minimizing the extent of global warming. Since renewable energy sources such as wind and...

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 10:00 AM
African Modernism in America
01 Apr

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

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Torkwase Dyson: Bird and Lava
01 Apr

Torkwase Dyson’s artwork engages urgent issues regarding architecture, infrastructure, and the social and political impacts of the climate crisis—bringing...

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 11:00 AM
Public Tour: 'Power of Place'
01 Apr

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

The Burkina Institute of Technology is located in Koudougou, Burkina Faso. The campus was designed by Francis Kéré.
01 Apr

2022 Pritzker Prize-winning architect Francis Kéré will discuss his work as part of the Sam Fox School’s spring public lecture series. Born in Burkina Faso,...

Saturday, April 1, 2023 | 5:00 PM

Saturday, April 1