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Thursday, February 8

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
08 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
08 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.
08 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
08 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.
08 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
08 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
08 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.
08 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
08 Feb

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

Thursday, February 8 | 9:00 AM
Workshop: Short-form writing for public audiences
08 Feb

Are you working on a research subject that is timely or that could help general audiences make sense of a widely known issue? Consider writing a short piece...

Thursday, February 8 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
08 Feb

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

Thursday, February 8 | 10:00 AM
Jin Sima
08 Feb

Data privacy and coding for machine learning: From federated learning to differentially private online learning Abstract: With the widespread availability...

Tragic Depictions: Negative Emotions in the Visual Arts
08 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...

Designing for Dissemination and Sustainability (D4DS): an interactive, web-based planning tool with Dr. Maura Kepper
08 Feb

Join the Washington University Center for Diabetes Translation for a webinar presentation, “Designing for Dissemination and Sustainability (D4DS): an...

Thursday, February 8 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Save the Dates: 2024 Speaker Series
08 Feb

Save the Dates for our upcoming Speaker Series: February 1, 12pm-1pmFebruary 8, 12pm-1pmFebruary 15, 12pm-1pmMarch 21, 12pm-1pmApril 11, 12pm-1pm

Thursday, February 8 | 12:00 PM
The Resilient Inventor/Entrepreneur: Managing Your Mindset
08 Feb

In this live Zoom session, Dr. Sharon Milgram, Director of the NIH’s Office of Intramural Training and Education, provides practical, hands-on guidance to...

Thursday, February 8 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
2024 Engage Democracy event series logo
08 Feb

Primaries are a critical part of our electoral process, yet they often yield lower turnout than general elections. In this lecture, Political Science...

Thursday, February 8 | 1:00 PM
MEMS Seminar:  Shahab Mirjalili, PhD
08 Feb

"Unraveling a complex multiphase flow problem in oceanic environments using simulations and analysis" Abstract: Multiphase flows play a central role in...

Office of Technology Management
08 Feb

Are you working on an innovation you think should be spun out into a startup? What resources are available to help? How can you become involved in the...

Wanting Brought to an End
08 Feb

On a standard view, desires are representational mental states that get their satisfaction conditions from propositional contents. My claim is that, to the...

Thursday, February 8 | 4:00 PM
Americanist Dinner Forum: 'Reading Territory: On Indigeneity, Blackness, and Land as Theory'
08 Feb

All are invited for dinner and conversation with Kathryn Walkiewicz. Kathryn Walkiewicz is an assistant professor of literature at UC San Diego and an...

Boston Design Vision (image courtesy of Ford and Henson)
08 Feb

Join us February 8 for a lecture with Gina Ford and Brie Hensold, principals and co-founders of Agency Landscape + Planning. Gina Ford, FASLA, is a...

Stuart Weitzman
08 Feb

Stuart will talk about developing his family shoe company into a major designer brand and the challenges of being able to sell his company for $575 million...

'Untold Stories: LGBTQ+ Composers through Time'
08 Feb

in partnership with the St. Louis Symphony Community Partnerships Program Washington University Department of Music and musicians of the SLSO team up for...

Isserman Lecture featuring Rev. Otis Moss III
08 Feb

Religious, Spiritual & Ethical Life at WashU invites you to join us as we welcome The Rev. Otis Moss III, Senior Pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ,...

Thursday, February 8 | 7:00 PM

Thursday, February 8