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Wednesday, February 21

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
21 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
21 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.
21 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
21 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.
21 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
21 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
21 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.
21 Feb

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

PET-RTRC Workshops & Scientific Session
21 Feb

2024 PET-RTRC Workshops & Scientific Session. The goal of our Center is to develop a portfolio of targeted PET-based probes for human imaging to detect...

Wednesday, February 21 | 8:30 AM
HSR Collaborative Seminar with Justin Barnes
21 Feb

The Center for Advancing Health Services, Policy & Economics Research merged our monthly meetings with the Center for Administrative Data Research users’...

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

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

Wednesday, February 21 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
21 Feb

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

Wednesday, February 21 | 10:00 AM
The Body in Pieces
21 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
21 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...

Homage: Traveling Black History exhibit
21 Feb

Join us on a remarkable journey through Black history and culture with the Homage Exhibit. Each original artifact represents an icon, cultural phenomenon, or...

Wednesday, February 21 | 12:00 PM
Workshop: Podcasting for academics
21 Feb

Podcasts: They sound so cool, so smart, so effortless! How do we bring rigorous scholarship and nuanced research to the realm of general audience podcasts?...

Wednesday, February 21 | 12:00 PM
TRIADS Training Series: Introduction to Text Analysis in Python
21 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...

MLA Citations Made Easy
21 Feb

Learn more about MLA citations and find out what needs to be included in a citation. We can also answer any questions you might have about MLA...

Physics Colloquium on More Magic with 2D Crystals
21 Feb

Two dimensional (2D) electron transport has been one of the most important topics in science and technology for decades. It was originally studied in 3D...

Wednesday, February 21 | 3:00 PM
Physics Colloquium with Ralf Wessel on AI and Brains (AI&B)
21 Feb

AI&B have similarities (and differences); (i) many processing units (ii) are highly interconnected by weights (iii) that are learned from data (everything...

Wednesday, February 21 | 3:00 PM
Frontispiece of Narrative of William W. Brown, an American slave, written by himself
21 Feb

In celebration of Washington University Libraries’ recent acquisition of a first British edition of Narrative of William W. Brown, an American slave, written...

Wednesday, February 21 | 5:00 PM
Making Transdisciplinarity Work Reception
21 Feb

On February 22, the Arts & Sciences Incubator for Transdisciplinary Futures and the Washington University Here and Next Strategic Plan invite you to join us...

Wednesday, February 21 | 5:00 PM
An Evening with Shailja Patel: Asian American Internationalism for a Boiling Planet
21 Feb

Asian American Internationalism for a Boiling Planet How do we bring our multiple identities to the multicrises of our time? As ethnic minorities in the...

Zotero Citation Manager
21 Feb

Learn how to use Zotero to organize citations and create APA bibliographies.

Wednesday, February 21 | 8:30 PM
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Wednesday, February 21