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Monday, March 25

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
25 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.
25 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
25 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.
25 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
25 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
25 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.
25 Mar

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

The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth Century American Medicine
25 Mar

This Glaser Gallery exhibit, "The Novel Nineteenth Century: Trends, Treatments, and Technologies in Nineteenth-Century American Medicine," is on display on...

Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
25 Mar

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

Monday, March 25 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
25 Mar

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

Monday, March 25 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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
25 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...

A Masterclass with Joyce Yang, piano
25 Mar

This masterclass will feature students from the Department of Music in performance, guided by Grammy-nominated pianist Joyce Yang. “extraordinary” and...

Global Health Seminar with Lindsay Stark & Margot Moinester
25 Mar

Formerly known as Global Health Work in Progress, the Global Health Seminar Series aims to bring together members of the Washington University global health...

Monday, March 25 | 12:00 PM
Goldfarb Hall, 132
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How to Network: A Round Table Discussion
25 Mar

Get tips and tricks with Armando Bravo, Jessica Silva-Fisher, Astrid Rodriguez Velez and Jennysue Kasiah about how to network. Register to...

Fei Xia
25 Mar

From optical imaging of the brain to brain-inspired Photonic Abstract: The brain is a powerful organ that regulates health and drives intelligence. In this...

Ilan Goodman
25 Mar

Ilan Goodman Computer Scientist Data Structures, Algorithms, and ML Bayes’ theorem might be the single most important concept in probability theory,...

Discussions with Mentors and Advisors
25 Mar

Allan Davis, assistant dean in the College Office, will be hosting a workshop called "Discussions with Mentors and Advisors" on Monday, March 25, at 3pm in...

How to Get Published
25 Mar

Even though academic publishing, traditional publishing, and self-publishing and the writing material associated with each have very different practices,...

Monday, March 25 | 3:00 PM
French Historian Pierre Savy on Jewish History in the Italian Renaissance
25 Mar

Join Pierre Savy (University of Paris) for a seminar discussion of his essay, “Making Jews Useful in the Italian Renaissance: an Alternative Path to...

Capitalist Humanitarianism: A Dialogue on Labor, Loss, and Religion
25 Mar

In her recent book Capitalist Humanitarianism (Duke University Press, 2023), religious studies scholar Lucia Hulsether combines historical accounts,...

A New Media in the French Editorial Landscape: Conversation with Didier Pourquery
25 Mar

"The Conversation" is a new media concept, offering a platform for academics and researchers to communicate their expertise to the public in an accessible...

Monday, March 25 | 5:30 PM
Turtle Creek Water Works Water filter cascade (image courtesy of Barrett Dougherty, The Cultural Landscape Foundation
25 Mar

Join us March 25 for a lecture with landscape architect Julie Bargmann titled “Trouble Beauty: A Manifesto for Ugly Duckling Landscapes.” “Landscapes are...

Monday, March 25