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Friday, April 5

'Medals of Independence' exhibit
05 Apr

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.
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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.
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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.
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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

WUDance Collective: 'GLIMMERS'
05 Apr

“Glimmers are small moments that spark joy or peace…” Glimmers bring hope, insight, and connectivity. They radiate a beauty that illuminates the corners of...

Friday, April 5 | 12:00 AM
23rd Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards
05 Apr

Mark your calendars for our Annual Friedman Lecture & Awards on April 5, 2024. Our 23rd lecture — Climate Change in an Aging World— will be given by Karl...

Lifespan Development Summit
05 Apr

Join us for a daylong event of talks focused on studying The Daily Life of Aging.

Transitioning from ArcMap to ArcGIS Pro
05 Apr

The end of ArcMap has come. Make sure your maps and spatial data do not get left behind. Join us for this workshop on transitioning your workflows from...

DT Coffee Hours on the Medical Campus
05 Apr

Curious about WashU’s new Digital Transformation initiative? Have ideas? Want to get involved? Join Philip R.O. Payne, Digital Transformation lead, and the...

Friday, April 5 | 10:30 AM
Terra Blevins
05 Apr

Terra Blevins PhD Candidate Computer Science & Engineering University of Washington While language models (or LMs, à la ChatGPT) have become the...

Maria Torres, MS Ed
05 Apr

Maria Torres, MS Ed Training and Curriculum Specialist Washington University of St. Louis Bio Maria (Mari) Torres (she/her) serves as the Training and...

Ethics of Belonging of Indigenous Contemplative Traditions by Yuria Celidwen
05 Apr

How do we create a world where everyone belongs? What happens if we don’t? In The Ethics of Belonging, Yuria Celidwen synthesizes her research on the deep...

Friday, April 5 | 11:00 AM
Kahlil Robert Irving: Archaeology of the Present
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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
05 Apr

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...

Brown School Admissions & Recruitment | Using Your Degree from the Brown School
05 Apr

The Brown School is a launching pad for changemakers and innovators. Our graduates go on to do incredible work that transforms lives in their neighborhoods...

Friday, April 5 | 12:00 PM
Virtual Event
Fulbright Creative and Performing Arts Grant April Info Session
05 Apr

The Center for the Literary Arts will host two workshops for students interested in applying for a Fulbright Creative and Performing Arts Grant during the...

Save the Dates: Workshop in Politics, Ethics and Society (WPES)
05 Apr

Save these dates for our upcoming Workshop on Politics, Ethics and Society series: February 9th, 12pm-1:30pm in the Weidenbaum CenterFebruary 16th,...

Friday, April 5 | 12:00 PM
Machine Desires: Generative AI, Digital Extractivism, and Feminist Politics of Care
05 Apr

This talk situates concerns about the rise of generative AI and data capitalism in the context of feminist politics of privacy and care. Building upon...

Zihao Deng
05 Apr

Zihao Deng PhD Candidate Computer Science & Engineering Washington University in St. Louis Minimum spanning trees are very helpful in many network design...

McKelvey Engineering Maker Showcase
05 Apr

Join us for a maker showcase featuring these student organizations: WashU Rocketry, WashU Racing, WashU Robotics and Design/Build/Fly. 4-5 p.m.: Whitaker...

Cracker with Cheese, 2023; pewter, pigmented resin, and oil-based paint, matte varnish; 2 x 2 x ½ inches; © Tamara Johnson (Photo: Trey Burns)
05 Apr

Artist, educator, and curator Tamara Johnson will deliver the Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Teaching Fellow Lecture. Born in Waco, Texas, in 1984, Johnson...

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