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Thursday, March 7

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
07 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.
07 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
07 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.
07 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
07 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
07 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.
07 Mar

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

Digital Transformation Coffee Hours
07 Mar

Curious about WashU's new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Every Thursday, you can join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital...

Thursday, March 7 | 9:00 AM
Moving Stories in the Making: An Exhibition of Migration Narratives
07 Mar

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

Thursday, March 7 | 9:00 AM
Workshop: Writing for The Conversation
07 Mar

This workshop is designed to help faculty with the pitching, drafting, and editing processes involved in writing for The Conversation, which publishes news...

Thursday, March 7 | 9:00 AM
BME Seminar: Michael Vahey, PhD
07 Mar

Presenting on "Mechanisms of antibody-mediated protection against respiratory viral infection". Michael Vahey, PhD, assistant professor in the department of...

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

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

Thursday, March 7 | 10:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
07 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
07 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
07 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
07 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
07 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: Jaime Barnes
07 Mar

The role of the forearc in fluid-mobile elemental cycling through subduction zones Lithium, boron, and the halogens (Cl, F, Br, I) are all highly...

Thursday, March 7 | 11:30 AM
TRIADS Speaker Series: Teaching Responsible AI
07 Mar

Although several responsible data science and AI courses are available, pedagogical approaches used in these courses rely exclusively on texts rather than on...

Chancellor Martin’s State of the University address
07 Mar

Chancellor Martin will update the university’s progress during the past year, give the community a behind the scenes look at the new Jeffrey T. Fort...

Thursday, March 7 | 2:00 PM
Virtual Event
MEMS Seminar:  Atom-by-Atom Design of Sustainable Energy Storage Solutions
07 Mar

Julia Yang, PhD, Environmental Fellow at Harvard University Decarbonization goals for Net Zero Emissions by 2050 will be accomplished through widespread...

Catherine Dulac
07 Mar

Washington University Medical School Alumni Association honored Mildred Trotter, PhD, a member of the faculty for more than 55 years, by endowing a...

Mathematical perspectives on phylogenetic models of lineage diversification
07 Mar

Albert Soewongsono, Washington University, Department of Biology, will present this Living Earth Collaborative/Ecology and Evolutionary Biology...

Thursday, March 7 | 4:00 PM
Leadership Perspectives: She Suite
07 Mar

A panel discussion on women and leadership in the business world In celebration of International Women’s Day, WashU Olin is proud to share insights from...

Thursday, March 7 | 5:00 PM
Emerson Auditorium
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Experimental Cinema of Germaine Dulac and Maya Deren
07 Mar

Learn about avant-garde films by women in this screening of Germaine Dulac’s The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928, 40 min.), considered one of the first...

Experimental Cinema of Germaine Dulac and Maya Deren
07 Mar

Learn about avant-garde films by women in this screening of Germaine Dulac’s The Seashell and the Clergyman (1928, 40 min.), considered one of the first...

Thursday, March 7 | 6:00 PM

Thursday, March 7