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Monday, February 19

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
19 Feb

One of the most iconic images in the American memory is John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence. The painting was commissioned by Congress in 1817 and...

Map of the Missouri Compromise, Library of Congress
19 Feb

The famous Black abolitionist William Wells Brown once remarked, “No part of our slave-holding country is more noted for the barbarity of its inhabitants...

Harry Beckhoff illustration for the fiction story "The Day's Work," Collier's, May 1948. From the Walt Reed Illustration Archive.
19 Feb

The Bend it Like Beckhoff exhibition explores the work of Harry Beckhoff. Beckhoff nearly became an accountant instead of an illustrator after being told in...

A Declaration of Independence medal, image credit belonging to Daniel Frank Sedwick
19 Feb

Drawing from the Washington University Wulfing Collection of ancient coins and from private collectors, the Coins Across Time exhibition examines aspects of...

Photo from the Missouri Historical Society.
19 Feb

The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, also known as the St. Louis World’s Fair, opened its doors to the public on April 30, 1904. By the time it concluded in...

Legacy of Fandom: Introducing the Levey Family Collection on Sports and Culture
19 Feb

Lewis Levey (MBA ’67) has collected sports memorabilia all his life. His passion began with personal keepsakes from sporting events he attended as a child...

Big Little Books, Dowd Illustration Research Archive
19 Feb

Explore the small and smaller books in the Little Libris exhibition displayed as a miniature library. The miniature library display contains books from...

Images for Pasted Youth are courtesy of Andrew Krivine.
19 Feb

Pasted Youth is an exhibition of posters, flyers, fanzines, handbills, record sleeves, badges, and other punk ephemera from the collection of Andrew Krivine....

Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
19 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Monday, February 19 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
19 Feb

Featured artists include Janna Añonuevo Langholz, Arleene Correa Valencia, Zlatko Ćosić, Mee Jey, Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya, Kiki Salem, Rafael Soldi, and...

Monday, February 19 | 10:00 AM
The Body in Pieces
19 Feb

In her 1994 text The Body in Pieces, art historian Linda Nochlin proposes the fragment as a metaphor for modernity. She argues that artists’ impulse to...

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
19 Feb

This exhibition explores the puzzle of why we seek out and enjoy negative emotions caused by our engagement with art, such as the sadness we feel when we...

TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Text Analysis in Python
19 Feb

This four-session course will provide participants with an introduction to analyzing textual data using Python. We will begin by learning how to perform...

Dr. Jinjia Xu, Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Missouri - St. Louis
19 Feb

Jinjia Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Missouri - St. Louis ⊓-Conjugated polymers and organic...

Uncovering the Stacks! Finding Print Books
19 Feb

The Libraries offer access to over two million print books, with more available through MOBIUS and interlibrary loan. Join us to learn more about how print...

Monday, February 19 | 3:00 PM
Virtual Event
Politics and Secularity in the Early Islamic World - A Lecture Series
19 Feb

Join us for the first of two sessions discussing secular and political thought in the early Islamic world. Session one will feature Professor Ahmed El...

Monday, February 19 | 4:00 PM
Politics and Secularity in the Early Islamic World - A Lecture Series
19 Feb

Join us for the first of two sessions discussing secular and political thought in the early Islamic world. Session one will feature Professor Ahmed El...

Reimagining the humanities: Immersive 3D environments for teaching, learning, and research
19 Feb

The Virtual Viking Longship Project, supported by a Level I Digital Humanities Advancement Grant from the NEH, explores strategies for establishing a digital...

Special Stuckenberg Talk: 'The early development of prosocial behavior'
19 Feb

ABSTRACT: The development of prosocial behavior has become a topic of vivid interest. Toddlers have been shown to help, comfort, and share with others....

Monday, February 19 | 4:00 PM
Casa Bruma  (Photo: Rafael Gamo)
19 Feb

Join us February 19 for a lecture with Fernanda Canales, an architect based in Mexico City committed to design, urban planning, and research. She holds a...

Great Artists Series '24: Doos Trio
19 Feb

Three masters and old friends join together in a new collaboration. Kayhan Kalhor, Wu Man, and Sandeep Das are established soloists in their individual...

Monday, February 19