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Thursday, March 21

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
21 Mar

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...

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

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 Mar

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 Mar

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 Mar

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 Mar

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 Mar

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
21 Mar

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

Thursday, March 21 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Yali Jia, PhD
21 Mar

Presenting on "OCT Angiography and Oximetry: Prospects & Challenges". Yali Jia, PhD, Jennie P. Weeks Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Biomedical...

Thursday, March 21 | 10:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
21 Mar

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

Thursday, March 21 | 10:00 AM
WashU Farmers Market
21 Mar

The WashU School of Medicine Farmers Market is held every Thursday from 10:00am – 2:00pm. During the spring, summer, and fall, the market will take place...

Thursday, March 21 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
21 Mar

The St. Louis–based artist Kahlil Robert Irving creates assemblages made of layered images and sculptures composed of replicas of everyday objects. Mainly...

Santiago Sierra: 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air
21 Mar

The Madrid-based artist Santiago Sierra presents 52 Canvases Exposed to Mexico City’s Air (2019) in the Saligman Family Atrium. Known for his provocative...

Space Mapping: Video Art Series
21 Mar

In coordination with the exhibition Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present, the artist Kahlil Robert Irving selected a series of contemporary video...

The Body in Pieces
21 Mar

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 Mar

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...

EEPS Colloquium: Zoë Wilbur
21 Mar

New insights into lunar magmatism: A study of volatiles, vesicles, and volcanics Volatile elements and compounds (e.g., H, H2O, CO2, S, Cl, F) critically...

Thursday, March 21 | 11:30 AM
Political Science Speaker Series: Julia Payson
21 Mar

Julia Payson, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of California- Los Angeles, will present research. More details coming soon.

Thursday, March 21 | 12:00 PM
Save the Dates: 2024 Speaker Series
21 Mar

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, March 21 | 12:00 PM
Distinguished Lectures in Biomolecular Condensates
21 Mar

Please join us for the Distinguished Lectures on Biomolecular Condensates Series sponsored by the Center for Biomolecular Condensates in the McKelvey School...

Religion and Politics after January 6
21 Mar

Join Tracy Fessenden and Abram Van Engen in a public conversation that puts Culture and Redemption and City on a Hill in dialogue, reflecting on how the...

Science in the Public Square: Conevery Bolton Valencius
21 Mar

Join us for a talk from Conevery Bolton Valencius, professor of history at Boston College. Presented by Science in the Public Square, a programmatic grant of...

Microclimate variation across a gradient of urbanization
21 Mar

Nina Fogel, Washington University, Department of Biology, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar. Please use...

Thursday, March 21 | 4:00 PM
What Monuments for a Modern Century? Italian Colonial Arches in Africa
21 Mar

Monumental arches erected in Somalia and Libya in the 1920s and ‘30s conspicuously embodied Italy’s claims to a special relationship with the glories of the...

Zotero Citation Manager
21 Mar

Learn how to use Zotero to organize citations and create APA bibliographies. No registration needed.

Insurgent Literacy on the Aymara Altiplano: Following the Paper Trails
21 Mar

Prof. Larson has just published the book The Lettered Indian: Race, Nation, and Indigenous Education in Bolivia by Duke University Press. Read the...

Thursday, March 21 | 5:00 PM
Center for the Literary Arts Speaker Series: Author Megan Kamalei Kakimoto and Editor Callie Garnett
21 Mar

The Center for the Literary Arts will host author Megan Kamalei Kakimoto and editorial director at Bloomsbury Publishing, Callie Garnett, as part of its...

Thursday, March 21 | 5:30 PM
Intercultural German Film Series: 'Cherry Blossoms' (Kirschblüten—Hanami), preceded by the short film 'Dark Red' (Dunkelrot)
21 Mar

The screening takes place in Busch 100 on Thursday, March 21, beginning at 6pm and is followed by a conversation with Rebecca Copeland, Professor of Japanese...

Thursday, March 21 | 6:00 PM
Selecting your graduate school after admissions offers
21 Mar

If you applied to graduate school this year and interviewed at some institutions, you have either started to recieve offers of admission or will start to...

Thursday, March 21 | 7:00 PM
Virtual Event
Spring 2024 Asia Focused Virtual Career Fair
21 Mar

This fair is a unique opportunity for you to connect with top employers in Asia for full-time and internship opportunities. Students will be able to sign up...

Thursday, March 21 | 8:30 PM
Virtual Event

Thursday, March 21