Past Events

    Two Trains Running

    The Black Rep production
    EDISON THEATRE

    Transnational Filipino Activism and Becoming Part of the Philippine Revolution, 1964-1986

    Joy Sales, Postdoctoral Fellow in Immigration, Cultures, and Law (American Culture Studies) - WashU faculty and graduate students welcome.
    BUSCH HALL | ROOM 18

    The Religion Clauses

    This interdisciplinary conference explores current and future trends in the First Amendment’s free exercise and establishment clauses. It is cosponsored by Washington University School of Law, the Washington University Law Review, and the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics.
    Washington University School of Law, Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Courtroom

    Artist Talk: Matthew Shipp

    New York City pianist Matthew Shipp
    MUSIC CLASSROOM BUILDING, ROOM 102

    Dancing Against the Law: Critical Moves in Queer Bangalore

    Kareem Khubchandani, Professor in the Department of Drama and Dance and the Program in Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Tufts University
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Panel Discussion: Resistance Acts

    Faculty Book Celebration keynote speaker Daphne Brooks with Patrick Burke, associate professor of music; Miguel Valerio, assistant professor of Spanish; and Rhaisa Williams, assistant professor of performing arts, all at Washington University. PLEASE RSVP - lunch provided.
    Olin Library, Room 142

    Intimate Partner Violence and Asylum in the Americas: Canada, Chile, Mexico, Peru

    Interdisciplinary panel discussion with Washington University experts on the intersecting challenges of migration, gender and service provision, prompted by a groundbreaking new report by Center for Human Rights, Gender and Migration and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees.
    132 GOLDFARB HALL | BROWN SCHOOL

    Blackface Broken Records: On the Eve of the Blues Feminist Experiment

    Daphne A. Brooks, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, and Professor of Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Yale University - Faculty Book Celebration 2020
    Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum

    ‘Change the Subject’ Screening & Panel Discussion

    This documentary tells the story of a group of college students who challenged divisive immigration rhetoric.
    Olin Library, Room 142

    Airea D. Matthews Reading

    Airea D. Matthews is assistant professor at Bryn Mawr College and is a founding member of the Philadelphia-based Riven Collective, a multidisciplinary arts collaborative.
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    Lecture: The Architecture of Poetry

    Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge (Room 201)

    Film Screening: Metropolis

    German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Kling Fellowship Information Session

    DANFORTH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROOM 233

    The Masks of the Commedia dell’Arte/Le maschere della Commedia dell’Arte

    Antonio Fava, international maestro of Commedia dell’Arte performance, presents a lecture-demonstration on the masks of the Commedia dell’Arte.
    DANFORTH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROOM 234

    Workshop: Translated Poems as Untamed Texts

    DUNCKER HALL, HURST LOUNGE (ROOM 201)

    Memory/Race/Nation: The Politics of Modern Memorials

    Mabel O. Wilson, the Nancy and George Rupp Professor at the GSAPP and a professor in the African American and African Diasporic Studies Department at Columbia University
    Hurst Lounge, Duncker Hall (Room 201)

    MUSEUM CLOSED - Truths and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice

    In “Truths and Reckonings,” a Teaching Gallery at Kemper Art Museum, AFAS professor Geoff Ward explores the roles of art works and art spaces in addressing histories of racial violence, their legacies, and the challenge of transformative justice.
    Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery

    The Political Economy of Armed Drone Proliferation

    Steve Ceccoli (GSAS ’94, ’98), the P.K. Seidman Professor of Political Economy and Professor of International Studies, Rhodes College - IAS x SIR Speaker Series
    McMillan Hall, McMillan Cafe

    Environmental Studies Across the Arts and Sciences

    Barbara Schaal, the Mary-Dell Chilton Distinguished Professor of Biology and Dean of of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Washington University; and Susan Scott Parrish, professor in the Department of English and the Program in the Environment at the University of Michigan.
    Women's Building Formal Lounge

    Lecture by Catherine Bradley

    Catherine A. Bradley is Associate Professor at the University of Oslo, and she currently holds a Wigeland teaching and research fellowship at the University of Chicago.
    MUSIC CLASSROOM BUILDING, ROOM 102

    Noses, Mustaches, and Lazzi

    A lecture/demonstration presented by Antonio Fava, international master of Commedia dell’Arte
    MALLINCKRODT, LOWER LEVEL, ROOM 101

    LIBRARY CLOSED - The Book Arts of Transformative Racial Justice

    JULIAN EDISON DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, OLIN LIBRARY, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY IN ST. LOUIS

    Panel Discussion: Truth and Reckonings

    Guest curator Geoff Ward, associate professor of African and African-American Studies in Arts & Sciences; Cheeraz Gormon, storyteller, writer, public speaker, and member of the St. Louis Community Remembrance Project Coalition; Tabari Coleman, Director of Professional Development, Anti-Defamation League; and Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, for a participatory and reflective discussion. REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
    Kemper Art Museum

    Interrogating Incarceration

    Inez Bordeaux, manager of community collaborations for ArchCity Defenders, speaks about the Close the Workhouse campaign.
    SIMON HALL, ROOM 017

    Liberty of Conscience as a Tool of Empire: England and Its Restoration Colonies, 1660-1689

    Daniel K. Richter, the Richard S. Dunn Director of the McNeil Center for Early American Studies and the Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of American History, University of Pennsylvania
    Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge (Room 201)

    Film Screening: M-Eine Stadt sucht einen Mörder

    German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    The Dancing Circle: Opportunities for Connection, Community and Creation

    A lecture/demonstration presented by the Performing Arts Department 2020 Marcus Artist-in-Residence, Jessica Anthony
    ANNELISE MERTZ DANCE STUDIO, MALLINCKRODT CENTER, ROOM 207

    Realist Ecstasy and The Disappearing Christ

    Authors Lindsay V. Reckson (“Realist Ecstasy,” Assistant Professor of English, Haverford College) and Phillip Maciak (“The Disappearing Christ,” Lecturer in English and American Culture Studies, Washington University) in conversation, moderated by Rebecca Wanzo, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
    DANFORTH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROOM 276

    Germanic Film Series: ‘Fack ju Göhte’

    Events are free and open to all of the WashU community!
    Wilson Hall, Room 214

    Global Migration Conference

    Multiple panel discussions and a keynote address on Feb. 13 by Craig Spencer, MD MPH, Board Member, Doctors Without Borders (MSF); Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population and Family Health, Columbia University Medical Center
    Multiple locations - see website

    A Conversation with Angélique Kidjo

    Angélique Kidjo is a three-time Grammy winner. Conversation led by Lauren Eldridge Stewart, assistant professor of ethnomusicology, Washington University.
    WOMEN'S BUILDING FORMAL LOUNGE

    Diane Seuss Reading

    Diane Seuss is the author of four books of poetry.
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    Informal Cities, Urbanism & Race in Brazil

    Brodwyn Fischer, professor of Latin American history; director, Center for Latin American Studies; faculty affiliate, Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture, University of Chicago.
    Women’s Building Formal Lounge

    Film Screening: Triumph des Willens

    German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Translating the Untranslatable: Proper Names in the Septuagint and in Jerome's Vulgate

    Christophe Rico, École biblique et archéologique française de Jérusalem, Polis Institute
    EADS HALL, ROOM 203

    Screening: ‘Onegin’

    Alexander Pushkin’s novel in verse, directed by Timofey Kulyabin for Stage Russia
    SIMON HALL, ROOM 018

    ‘Spell #7’ by Ntozake Shange

    Presented by The Black Rep.
    Mallinckrodt Center, A.E. HOTCHNER STUDIO THEATRE

    Funk Money: The End of Empire and the Expansion of Tax Havens, 1950s-1960s

    Vanessa Ogle, Associate Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley
    BUSCH HALL, ROOM 18

    Figuring Difference in Modern Japanese Literature: The Case for Quantitative Reasoning

    Hoyt Long, associate professor of Japanese literature, University of Chicago
    Busch Hall, Room 18

    Designer Babies and Choosing Disabilities: Ethical Considerations of Deliberately Creating a Disabled Child by IVF

    Daniel Eisenberg, MD, is assistant professor of diagnostic imaging at Thomas Jefferson University School of Medicine and a practicing radiologist in the Department of Radiology at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.
    Jewish Federation of St. Louis, Kaplan Feldman Complex

    Visiting Hurst Professor Rick Barot Reading

    Rick Barot has published three volumes of poetry.
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    Men on Boats

    This dynamic and very funny piece of writing is a provocative lens for re-examining an extraordinary American moment.
    EDISON THEATRE

    In France With James Baldwin

    Cecil Brown, James Baldwin protégé and senior lecturer at Stanford University
    Danforth University Center, Room 276

    Migration, Mobilization, and Moving Images: Imagination of ‘Nanyang’ in 1930s Chinese Cinema

    Ling Zhang, assistant professor of cinema studies, Purchase College State University of New York
    BUSCH HALL, ROOM 18

    The Great Chernobyl Acceleration

    Kate Brown is Professor of History in the Science, Technology, and Society Department of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
    Busch Hall, Room 100

    Film Screening: Abschied von Gestern

    German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Navigating Ancient Waters: The Story of Noah in the New World - CANCELED

    Paul Gutjahr, the Ruth N. Halls Professor of English; Associate Dean for the Arts and Humanities, and Undergraduate Education at Indiana University – Weltin Lecture. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

    Israeli National Security: A New Strategy for an Era of Change

    Charles Freilich, Columbia University
    UMRATH LOUNGE | UMRATH HALL

    Gender Equality, Norms, and Health

    A series of TED-style presentations and a panel discussing how to achieve gender equality for better health, both locally and globally. Lancet Series.
    Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall

    Faculty Book Talk: Rebecca Lester

    Rebecca Lester, associate professor of sociocultural anthropology, discusses her book “Famished: Eating Disorders and Failed Care in America.”
    Olin Library, Room 142

    Music as Medium to the Black Spirit

    Damon Davis is a multimedia American artist, musician and filmmaker based in St. Louis. His 2014 public art installation “All Hands on Deck” has been collected in the National Museum of African American History and Culture. For spring 2020, Davis is serving as artist-in-residence for the Department of African & African-American Studies.
    MCMILLAN CAFE

    Chilestinians: Notes on Migration, Assimilation, and the Myth of Palestinian Reawakening in Chile

    Lina Meruane, Chilean writer and professor - Distinguished Visiting Scholar and Massie Lecturer
    WOMEN'S BUILDING FORMAL LOUNGE

    Rabih Alameddine Reading

    Rabih Alameddine is the author of the novels “Koolaids,” “I, the Divine,” “The Hakawati, An Unnecessary Woman,” the story collection, “The Perv,” and most recently, “The Angel of History.”
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    Close at Hand: Touch and Tactility in Art

    Graduate Student Art History Symposium. Keynote address, “Queer Sensation: Desire and the Senses in Byzantium,” by Roland Betancourt, Associate Professor of Art History, University of California, Irvine.
    Various - see website

    Teaching Vergil’s Georgics in the Agricultural Heartland

    Kathryn Wilson, Department of Classics, Washington University

    Mr. Jeremy Bentham’s Posthumous Performance Prank… and its Lessons for Contemporary Biocapitalists, Necroliberals, and Political Theorists

    Margaret Werry, Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Theatre Arts and Dance, University of Minnesota
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Film Screening: Jakob, der Lügner

    German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    Cultural Expo

    TISCH COMMONS

    Melanie Micir Book Talk

    Melanie Micir, assistant professor of English, gives a talk about her book, “The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives.”
    Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge (Room 201)

    Women as Patrons of Architecture in Renaissance Rome

    Carolyn Valone, Trinity University – Paul and Silvia Rava Memorial Lecture
    DANFORTH UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROOM 276

    Music at the Kemper: Darmstadt School

    This program features a selection of works by experimental composers associated with what is known as the Darmstadt School.
    MILDRED LANE KEMPER ART MUSEUM

    Making an Imperial Henchman: Crispinus in Martial and Juvenal

    Cathy Keane, Washington University in St. Louis
    UMRATH HALL, ROOM 140

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Angst essen Seele auf

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    CANCELED - Aisha Sabatini Sloan Craft Talk

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Sabatini Sloan’s essay collection, “The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White” was published by the University of Iowa Press in 2013.

    CANCELED - Screening: ‘Osipova: Force of Nature’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Documentary featuring Natalia Osipova, a Russian ballerina, currently a principal ballerina with the Royal Ballet in London

    CANCELED - ‘Thank God I am a Comedian’: ‘Deplorable Exegesis’ in the Activism of Dick Gregory

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Vaughn A. Booker, Jr., Assistant Professor of Religion and African and African American Studies, Dartmouth College. Reception begins at 5 pm.

    CANCELED - Prison Education Project Film Screening and Panel Discussion

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - The Washington University Prison Education Project presents excerpts from the recent PBS documentary College Behind Bars, a film that highlights students pursuing college degrees through the Bard Prison Initiative. The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring the voices of current PEP students, PEP student alumni, and members of the PEP community.

    CANCELED - Aisha Sabatini Sloan Reading

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Visiting Hurst Professor Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s is author of ‘The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White’ and ‘Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit.’

    CANCELED - Enslaved Histories: Bodies, Capital, and Knowledge-Making in the Early Modern Atlantic

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Pablo Gómez, Associate Professor of History and the History of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison

    POSTPONED - Decolonizing Botany: From the Herbarium to the Plantarium

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Banumathi Subramaniam, Professor and Chair, Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Massachusetts

    CANCELED - The Sociophonetics of Gender: Acquisition and Processing across the Lifespan

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Ben Munson, University of Minnesota

    CANCELED - Dance On

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Thomas DeFrantz, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies, the Program in Dance, and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Duke University

    CANCELED - The Triumph of Love

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - A brilliant comedic study on the machinations of the human heart. Directed by William Whitaker, professor of the practice in drama, Performing Arts Department. A co-production of the Performing Arts Department of Washington University and the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

    POSTPONED - Mindscapes

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - MFA Student Dance Concert

    CANCELED - The Triumph of Love

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - A brilliant comedic study on the machinations of the human heart. Directed by William Whitaker, professor of the practice in drama, Performing Arts Department. A co-production of the Performing Arts Department of Washington University and the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

    CANCELED - Material Girls: Body Modification and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Rosanne Liebermann, Friedman Postdoctoral Fellow in Jewish Studies, Department of Jewish, Islamic, and Middle Eastern Studies, Washington University

    CANCELED - Germanic Film Series: ‘Basta - Rotwein oder Totsein’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Events are free and open to all of the WashU community!

    CANCELED - Screening: ‘Lady Liberty’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - WashU alum Julia Lindon returns to campus to screen her coming-of-age and coming out half-hour comedy-drama, “Lady Liberty.”

    CANCELED - The Ideological Foundations of the Qing Fiscal State

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Taisu Zhang, Professor, Yale Law School

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    CANCELED - Mars' Visit to His Temple in Ovid's Fasti: A Comic Tragedy on an Epic Event?

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Wolfgang Polleichtner, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen

    CANCELED - Researching Identity: A Panel Discussion

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Washington University faculty from the Departments of Anthropology, Psychology & Brain Sciences, Sociology, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies come together to discuss their work researching issues related to identity and to share insights into the process of conducting and writing scholarly research

    CANCELED - Masterclass with Ken Vandermark, saxophone

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

    CANCELED - The Feuilleton and the Ornamental Image: Hofmannsthal, Polgar, Musil

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Patrizia McBride, Director of the Institute for German Cultural Studies & Professor of German at Cornell University

    CANCELED - ‘Reading as if for life’: Dickens, ‘The Dickensian,’ and the Common Reader

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Miriam Bailin, Associate Professor of English, Washington University

    CANCELED - Screening: ‘Suddenly, Last Summer’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Tennessee Williams Birthday Bash - screening and reception

    CANCELED - With Compliments From the Housewives: Settler Colonialism and Contesting White Public Space in Nairobi

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Meghan Ference is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brooklyn College
    BUSCH HALL, ROOM 202

    CANCELED - Blue Gold & Butterflies - A Performance Lecture

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Stephanie Leigh Batiste, Associate Professor of English at the University of California at Santa Barbara, and Director of the Hemispheric South/s Research Initiative

    POSTPONED - Rule of Law in African Security Sectors and Societies

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Catherine Lena Kelly is an assistant professor of justice and rule of law at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies.

    CANCELED - A Fading Pastime? Baseball’s Past, Present, and Future

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - A panel discussion with Leonard Cassuto (Fordham University), Steve Gietschier (Lindenwood University), and Chuck Korr (UMSL) on baseball history, the sport’s continuing cultural influence (or lack thereof) in our contemporary moment, as well as the perpetual idea that the sport is dying as we look to its future. Sports & Society Program Initiative, American Culture Studies.

    CANCELED - Facing Deportation: Sephardic Jews, Race, and Immigration Restriction in the United States

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Devin E. Naar, the Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies and Chair of the Sephardic Studies Progam, University of Washington, Seattle - Adam Cherrick Lecture

    CANCELED - The Pogrom at a Displaced Person’s Camp: Intra-Jewish Violence in the Shadow of the Holocaust

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Devin E. Naar, the Isaac Alhadeff Professor of Sephardic Studies and Chair of the Sephardic Studies Program, University of Washington, Seattle

    CANCELED - The Biggs Family Residency in Classics: Julia Annas

    THESE EVENTS HAVE BEEN CANCELED - Julia Annas is Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of Arizona.

    CANCELED - The Origins of Chinese Religion: Early Narratives of State Control Over Excessive Sacrifice

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Mark Csikszentmihalyi, Professor and Eliaser Chair of International Studies, Berkley University

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Gegen die Wand

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    CANCELED - Brian Evenson Craft Talk

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection “A Collapse of Horses” and the novella “The Warren.”
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    CANCELED - ‘Guardians of the Body-Territory’ Exhibit Talk and Opening

    CANCELED - Symposium featuring a transnational dialogue on toxic landscapes with ecoterritorial defender Martha Villanueva from Cajamarca, Peru, and environmental activist Patricia Schuba from Labadie, Missouri, and pop-up exhibit “Guardians of the Body Territory // Guardianas del Cuerpo Territorio” featuring photographs and oral testimonials of Peruvian defensoras.

    CANCELED - Activating the Spectator by Reshaping the Aesthetic Field: Op, Kinetic, and Participatory Art, 1959-1965

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Alexander Alberro is the Virginia Bloedel Wright Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at Barnard College and author of “Abstraction in Reverse: The Reconfigured Spectator in Mid-Twentieth Century Latin American Art.”

    CANCELED - Department of Music Lecture: George Lewis

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - George Lewis, the Edwin H. Case Professor of American Music, Composition & Historical Musicology, Columbia University

    POSTPONED - Transnational Solidarity: Dockworkers and Liberation Struggles

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Peter Cole, Professor of History, Western Illinois University

    CANCELED - Routine or Skill? Aristotle on Habituation in the Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Julia Annas, Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona - Biggs Family Residency in Classics

    CANCELED - Plato on Utopia: The Atlantis Story

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Julia Annas, Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of Arizona - Biggs Family Residency in Classics

    CANCELED - The Great Merchants: The World of the Sassoons

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Joseph Sassoon, D.Phil, is the Al-Sabah Chair in Politics and Political Economy of the Arab World and Professor School of Foreign Service & History Department at Georgetown University.

    CANCELED - Brian Evenson Reading

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Brian Evenson is the author of a dozen books of fiction, most recently the story collection “A Collapse of Horses” and the novella “The Warren.”
    HURST LOUNGE, DUNCKER 201

    CANCELED - IAS Thesis Conference

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

    CANCELED - Panorama

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - WUDance Theatre

    CANCELED - Constructing and Dissenting the Tokyo 2020 Olympics via Design

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Jilly Traganou, Professor of Architecture and Urbanism, The New School - Stanley Spector Memorial Lecture
    BUSCH HALL, ROOM 100

    POSTPONED - A Distant Reading of Property

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Jo Guldi, Associate Professor of History, Southern Methodist University

    POSTPONED - Anointed With Oil: How Christianity and Crude Made Modern America

    POSTPONED - Darren Dochuk (Notre Dame University) lectures on his research for his groundbreaking new history of the United States that shows how Christian faith and the pursuit of petroleum fueled America’s rise to global power and shaped today’s political clashes.

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Das weiße Band

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    POSTPONED - Manipulate My Fear: How New Forms of (Mis)Information and Processes of Political and Religious Subjection Contribute to the Erosion of Democracy in Brazil

    THIS EVENT IS POSTPONED - Jean Wyllys de Matos Santos is a is a Brazilian lecturer, journalist, politician and LGBT rights activist.

    CANCELED - Ironbound

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Performing Arts Department production

    CANCELED - Women as a Natural Resource in Greek Literature and The Handmaid's Tale

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Clara Bosak-Schroeder, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    CANCELED - Faculty Book Talk: Sowande’ Mustakeem

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Sowande’ Mustakeem, associate professor of history, Washington University, will discusses her book “Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage.”

    CANCELED - Web Graphic Narrative and Platform Culture

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Heekyoung Cho, Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington

    POSTPONED - Performing Sanctuary: ‘Urgent Art’ and the ‘Embassy of the Refugee’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Rebecca Schreiber, Professor of American Studies, University of New Mexico

    POSTPONED - A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words: Evidence of Female Literacy in Ancient Egypt

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Mariam Ayad, Associate Professor of Egyptology, American University in Cairo

    CANCELED - Screening: ‘Anna Karenina’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Victoria

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    CANCELED - An Anti-Imperial Bestiary: Rethinking Empire in Form and Concept

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Antoinette Burton, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

    CANCELED - Germanic Film Series: ‘Good Bye, Lenin!’

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Events are free and open to all of the WashU community!

    CANCELED - The Syrian Jihad: What Does the Future Hold?

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Charles Lister is the senior fellow and director of the Countering Terrorism and Extremism program at Middle East Institute.

    CANCELED - Undergrad Reading

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Undergraduate students in creative writing read from their fiction, nonfiction and poetry in an event hosted by MFA students.

    POSTPONED - Debilitation in Palestine: Notes Towards Southern Disability Studies

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED - Jasbir K. Puar is professor and graduate director of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University.

    CANCELED - French Landscape at the Margins of Survival

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Thomas Crow, the Rosalie Solow Professor of Modern Art, Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Keynote address for the Jean François Millet and Artistic Radicalism Symposium.

    CANCELED - 2020 Student Dance Showcase

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Student Dance Showcase is student run, student choreographed and student danced.

    POSTPONED - Book Talk: Abram Van Engen

    POSTPONED - Abram Van Engen, Associate Professor of English, discusses his new book, “City on a Hill: History of American Exceptionalism.”

    CANCELED - MFA Readings

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Second-year MFA students read from their fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

    CANCELED - Film Screening: Toni Erdmann

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - German 490 (Undergraduate Seminar: Intro to German Cinema) screenings are open to the public.

    POSTPONED - Memory and Resistance: Charles Méryon’s Paris on the Eve of Transformation

    POSTPONED - Lacy Murphy, PhD candidate, Department of Art History and Archaeology

    CANCELED - MFA Readings

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Second-year MFA students read from their fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

    CANCELED - Religious Studies Senior Symposium

    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED - Come hear our graduating majors present their capstone research and celebrate their achievements!

    Margarita Jover

    Margarita Jover, cofounder of the Barcelona-based firm aldayjover architecture and landscape and associate professor in architecture at Tulane School of Architecture
    Zoom - registration required

    The Artwork in Flux, A Live Q&A

    Conversation presented in conjunction with the exhibition Multiplied: Edition MAT and the Transformable Work of Art, 1959-1965.
    Zoom - registration is required

    Constitution Day: 2019-20 Supreme Court Review

    Susan Appleton | Lemma Barkeloo & Phoebe Couzins Professor of Law; Adam Liptak | Journalist, New York Times; and Greg Magarian | Thomas and Karole Green Professor of Law - PUBLIC INTEREST LAW AND POLICY SPEAKER SERIES
    Virtual - RSVP

    Race, Work, and Healthcare in the New Economy

    Adia Harvey Wingfield is the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor in the Department of Sociology. Hosted by the Fall for the Book Festival at George Mason University.
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘Giovanni’s Room’ with Carl Phillips

    Carl Phillips is a professor in the Department of English.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Public Tour: Human Forms

    Join us for live, interactive tours on Zoom. Student educators design and lead virtual tours featuring several artworks in the Kemper Art Museum collection, showing images of the artworks through screen sharing and answering participant questions.
    Zoom - registration required

    Book Talk with Jessica Johnson, author of 'Wicked Flesh'

    Jessica Johnson is a WUSTL alum and author, 'Wicked Flesh: Black Women, Intimacy, and Freedom in the Atlantic World' (assistant professor of History, Johns Hopkins University; Mellon Mays Alumna, Washington University in St. Louis).
    Zoom - registration required

    Race, Sex, and Voting Rights: Past, Present, and Future

    ‘The Tunnel’: 25th Anniversary Celebration

    Virtual - RSVP

    Craft Talk with Jo Ann Beard

    Virtual - RSVP

    Collective Memory and National Narrative in Fiction of Disaster

    Wash U China Forum with Professor Michael Berry (UCLA) and Professor Letty Chen (WUSTL)

    'The Devil's Highway' Virtual Book Club

    Virtual book club discussion about "The Devil's Highway" by Luis Alberto Urrea
    Zoom - registration required

    ‘Border South’ Screening & Discussion

    Film available for screening September 24 at 3 pm CDT to September 25 at 3 pm CDT. Q&A with director Raúl O. Paz Pastrana and Jason De León at 4 pm CDT on September 25. Organized by Hostile Terrain 94@WashU.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Reading with Jo Ann Beard

    Virtual - RSVP

    Hybrid Landscapes

    Walter Hood is the creative director and founder of Hood Design Studio in Oakland, California
    Zoom - registration required

    An online database of Greek dramatic meters

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST — Timothy J. Moore is the John and Penelope Biggs Distinguished Professor in the Department of Classics.
    Virtual

    Faculty Book Talk: Rebecca Wanzo

    Rebecca Wanzo is chair and professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Architectural History and Academia

    Panel discussion
    Zoom - registration required

    After the Outbreak: Narrative, Infrastructure, and Pandemic Time

    Sari Altschuler, Associate Professor of English, Associate Director, Northeastern Humanities Center, Northeastern University
    Virtual - RSVP

    Dialectics of Protest Past and Present: A Reconsideration of Postwar Zainichi Activism

    Robert Del Greco, assistant professor of Japanese studies, Oakland University
    Zoom - registration required

    Student-Faculty Discussion on Classics, Race, and Antiracism

    A virtual dialogue between undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty to discuss how racism intersects with the Classics and how we can cultivate antiracist action in our community.
    Virtual

    #realchange: The Continuum: Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter

    Virtual

    Public Tour: Multiplied–Edition MAT

    Virtual - RSVP

    The Birth of Democracy in Ancient Athens: A View from the Graves

    Jane Ellen Buikstra, Regents' Professor of Anthropology and Founding Director of the Center for Bioarchaeological Research, Arizona State University

    Two Pandemics, One Election: Race, Identity, and the Future of Democracy

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST

    Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court

    Join WashULaw Professor Maxine Lipeles, Founder and Former Director, Interdisciplinary Environmental Clinic, and Professor Richard Lazarus Howard & Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School; author, as they discuss his book “Rule of Five: Making Climate History at the Supreme Court” - PUBLIC INTEREST LAW AND POLICY SPEAKER SERIES
    Virtual - RSVP

    A Picture Says 1,000 Words: Exploring Visual Collections

    Virtual - RSVP

    Jamal Cyrus and Stephanie Weissberg

    Conversation between artist Jamal Cyrus and Stephanie Weissberg, associate curator at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation
    Zoom - registration required

    Hope in a Time of Uncertainty

    McDonnell Academy International Symposium - Global Town Hall: Hope in a Time of Uncertainty
    Zoom - registration required

    Was Soviet Internationalism Anti-Racist? Toward a History of Foreign Others in the USSR

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST: Anika Walke is associate professor of history; women, gender, and sexuality Studies; and international and area studies at Washington University. Hosted by the University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies.
    Virtual

    Bill Clegg in Conversation with Mary Jo Bang – ‘End of the Day’

    Virtual

    "#WEREWOLFGOALS" by Douglas Kearney

    Douglas Kearney discloses the nexus of lycanthropy, a poetics of prepositions, the catharsis hustle, and cinematic special effects in this lecture of private and public myths/truths.

    Fake News, Propaganda and Misinformation: Learning to Critically Evaluate Media Sources

    Virtual - RSVP

    The Syrian Refugee Crisis: Lessons from the Balkan Route (2015-17)

    Danilo Mandić postdoctoral college fellow in the Department of Sociology, Harvard University
    Zoom - registration required

    Gender, Race, and the Election

    Chryl N. Laird, assistant professor of political science at Bowdoin College, and co-author of “Steadfact Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior.”
    Virtual - RSVP

    Department of Music Online Lecture: Dr. Alisha L. Jones, Assistant Professor of Ethnomusicology, Indiana University

    “I Am Delivert!”: The Pentecostal Altar Call and Vocalizing Black Men’s Testimonies of Deliverance from Homosexuality
    Online

    Eos Project READS for Black Lives: A Discussion of Critical Race Theory and Antiracism in Classics

    Activating the Spectator by Reshaping the Aesthetic Field: Op, Kinetic, and Participatory Art, 1959-1965

    Alexander Alberro is the Virginia Bloedel Wright Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art History at Barnard College
    Zoom - registration required

    Public Tour: House and Home

    Virtual - RSVP

    Black and Brown Voices Matter

    Hosted by UC Irvine Language Science Talks on Linguistic Diversity. John Baugh is the Margaret Bush Wilson Professor in Arts & Sciences and a Professor of Psychology, Anthropology, Education, English, Linguistics, and African and African-American Studies.
    Virtual

    The Racism Inherent in Current Immigration Laws and Policies

    Javad Khazaeli, JD, founding member, Khazaeli Wyrsch, LLC - Brown School Open Classroom
    Virtual - RSVP

    Toe Tag Event

    McMillan Courtyard, Washington University

    Data Is Lit

    Virtual - RSVP

    Lab Model for the Humanities: A Timid Manifesto

    Joseph Loewenstein, professor of English and director of the Washington University Humanities Digital Workshop & the Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities. UMSL Digital Humanities Series.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Sprawl Session 1: White Suburbias

    Sponsored by the Divided City
    Virtual - RSVP

    International Writers Series: Ali Araghi

    In this virtual reading and discussion, PhD candidate Ali Araghi will present his recently published novel “The Immortals of Tehran” with Marshall Klimasewiski, senior writer in residence, Department of English.
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘More Than Just Hummus: A Gay Jew Discovers Israel in Arabic’

    Author and WUSTL Alumnus Matt Adler discusses his new book, “More Than Just Hummus: A Gay Jew Discovers Israel in Arabic”
    Virtual

    The Architecture of Carlo Scarpa: Recomposing Place, Intertwining Time, Transforming Reality

    Robert McCarter is the Ruth and Norman Moore Professor of Architecture
    Zoom - registration required

    Visiting Writer Steven Dunn

    A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival 2020

    Virtual - RSVP

    Public Tour: Multiplied—Edition MAT

    Virtual - RSVP

    Reading: Danielle Dutton & Sawako Nakayasu

    Hosted by the Poetry Project. Danielle Dutton is is the author of Margaret the First, SPRAWL, and Attempts at a Life. Her writing has also appeared in Harper’s, BOMB, Fence, NOON, Conjunctions, The Paris Review, The White Review, etc. She is an associate professor at Washington University in St. Louis and co-founder and editor of the feminist press Dorothy, a publishing project.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Divided City Graduate Summer Research Fellow Presentations

    Virtual - RSVP

    CripAntiquity: Making Ancient Studies More Accessible

    Supporting and promoting neurodiverse and disabled teachers and students in ancient history and related disciplines

    ‘Rigged: The Voter Suppression Playbook’ Screening and Discussion

    A panel discussion following the screening will include School of Law professor Greg Magarian, whose research interests include election law.
    Virtual - RSVP

    The City is Burning! Street Economies and the Juxtacity of Kigali, Rwanda

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Samuel Shearer is assistant professor of African & African American studies at Washington University. Organized by the Center for African Studies, University of Copenhagen and the Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research.
    Virtual

    Black Bodies, Black Votes: Election 2020

    Panelists include: Nadia Brown (Political Science, Purdue), Jelani M. Favors (History, Clayton State), Denise Lieberman (Dir. MO Voter Protection Coalition; Law, Washington University), and Lester Spence (Political Science, John's Hopkins)

    River Styx: Liberating the Spoken Word

    Virtual - RSVP

    Not Just the Wall: Barriers Faced by Migrant Communities

    Immigration & the 2020 Election series, Danforth Center on Religion & Politics
    Virtual - RSVP

    Open October Panel: Publishing at WashU

    Virtual - RSVP

    Sharing Our Families' Stories: Hearing from Descendants of Holocaust Survivors

    Virtual

    Eleanor Davis

    Eleanor Davis is a cartoonist and illlustrator. Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Visiting Artist Lecture.

    Third Presidential Debate Watch Party

    Virtual - RSVP

    Reading with Mark Bibbins

    Rule of Law in African Security Sectors and Societies

    Catherine Kelly, Assistant Professor of Justice and Rule of Law at the Africa Center for Strategic Studies
    Virtual - RSVP

    Hostile Terrain 94@WUSTL Community-Wide Virtual Remembrance and Reflection

    Virtual

    A War on Science? The Death of Expertise? Rethinking Vaccine Hesitancy and Refusal

    Black Moves: Race, Dance, and Power in Early Modern Europe

    Noémie Ndiaye, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Chicago

    Chinese-Language Tour: Public Art on Campus

    Virtual - RSVP

    Apocalypses surréalistes de l'entre-deux-guerres à Paris

    Kyle Young, graduate student in the Department of Romance Languages & Literatures, Washington University - French ConneXions Webinar Series
    Virtual - RSVP

    Film Screening: ‘Picture a Scientist’

    Virtual - contact for link

    Halloween Lucian Reading

    A Virtual Reading in English Translation of Two Dialogues of Lucian: Lover of Lies & Dialogues of The Dead.

    LGBTQ+ History Month 2020

    Virtual - RSVP

    The Death of Breonna Taylor

    Washington University School of Law Public Interest Law & Policy Speaker Series and the Assembly Series featuring Hedwig Lee, professor of sociology, Washington University
    Virtual - RSVP

    The Politics of Race in the European Middle Ages

    Geraldine Heng, is professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Texas at Austin, with a joint appointment in Middle Eastern studies and Women’s studies.
    Virtual

    Washington University Dance Theatre: Aperture

    A "Dance for Camera" Film Festival Premiering December 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. and Streaming On-demand thru January 3, 2021.

    Environmental Racism in Saint Louis

    Virtual

    George Floyd in Context: A Historical Perspective on Racial Violence in the U.S.

    Michael J. Pfeifer, professor at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice & and the Graduate Center, The City University of New York - Brown School Open Classroom
    Virtual - RSVP

    Americanist Dinner Forum: Faith, Hollywood, and Presidential Rhetoric

    Zoom Webinar

    Systemic Racism & Poverty

    Brown School Open Classroom
    Virtual - RSVP

    Architectural History and Diversity

    Panel discussion
    Zoom - registration required

    Book Club: “The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet”

    Join the October University Libraries Book Club discussion featuring “The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet” by David Mitchell.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Why People of Faith Should Care about Immigration

    Immigration & the 2020 Election series, Danforth Center on Religion & Politics
    Virtual - RSVP

    Silas Munro

    Silas Munro is partner of the bi-coastal design studio Polymode; associate professor of communication arts at the Otis College of Art and Design; and advisor, founding faculty and chair emeritus at Vermont College of Fine Arts. Henry L. and Natalie E. Freund Visiting Artist Lecture.

    Germanic Lecture: Suspicious Spiral - Autofiction and Black German Subjectivity in Olivia Wenzel’s 1000 Serpentinen Angst

    Priscilla Layne, Associate Professor of German at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will give our fall lecture.
    Zoom

    Craft Talk with Mark Bibbins

    Relevance of Hindi/Urdu in the 21st Century

    World-renowned Urdu poet and writer Amjad Islam Amjad
    Virtual

    Origami Workshop

    This event will be conducted in English, and all WashU students and faculty are welcome.
    Virtual

    A Visual Breakdown: Confronting the Strange in Max Ernst’s ‘L’oeil du silence’

    Max Dunbar is a PhD candidate in the Department of Art History & Archaeology. He focuses on 20th-century modernism in North America and Europe, and he is especially interested in political art, public mural painting, and artistic formation during the 1930s.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Public Tour: Multiplied: Edition MAT

    Virtual - RSVP

    Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences - Diversity Science Colloquium: The “Social Control Setback” within U.S. Schools

    ZOOM

    Shuffleyamamba: A special evening with Yasuko Yokoshi

    Yasuko Yokoshi, dancer and choreographer
    Zoom - registration required

    Corey Escoto

    Corey Escoto is an artist and alumnus
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘River City Drumbeat’ Screening & Discussion

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Q&A with directors Anne Flatté and Marlon Johnson, moderated by Andy Uhrich, curator of Film & Media at Washington University Libraries.
    Virtual

    ‘Unapologetic’ Screening & Discussion

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Q&A with director Ashley O’Shay, moderated by Tila Neguse, project coordinator of the Divided City Initiative, Center for the Humanities, Washington University.
    Virtual

    ‘MLK/FBI’ Screening & Discussion

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Q&A with director Sam Pollard and co-writer/producer Benjamin Hedin, moderated by Lerone Martin, director, American Culture Studies, and associate professor, Danforth Center on Religion and Politics, Washington University.
    Virtual

    Divided City Film Series - SLIFF

    Free virtual screenings, and most have Q&As with scholars and/or filmmakers - St. Louis International Film Festival
    Virtual

    ‘The Place That Makes Us’ Screening & Discussion

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Q&A with director Karla Murthy, moderated by Rebecca Wanzo, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Washington University.
    Virtual

    Drawn Apart: Rebecca Wanzo and Lauren Mcleod Cramer in Conversation about 'The Content Of Our Caricature'

    VIRTUAL - RSVP

    I Am a Wanderer: Paek Sin-ae (1908-1939) and Writing Travel

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Ji-Eun Lee (Washington University). Organized by Princeton University’s East Asian Studies Program.
    Virtual

    Racial inequality and mass incarceration in Missouri

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - A discussion of the documentary “13th” with David Cunningham, professor and chair of the Department of Sociology, and Geoff Ward, professor of African and African American studies, Washington University. Organized by Missouri Science & Technology.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Embodied Authority: Women’s Experiences as Exegesis

    Open to Washington University faculty and graduate students
    Virtual

    Public Tour: Human Forms

    Virtual - RSVP

    Archival Artifacts

    First Fridays @ Becker - Bernard Becker Medical Library
    Virtual

    #realchange: Baldwin and the American Theatre

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Ron Himes, the Henry E. Hampton, Jr. Artist-in-Residence in the Performing Arts Department, and Jeffrey Q. McCune, Jr., associate professor of African & African-American studies and women, gender, and sexuality studies, both at Washington University
    Virtual

    The Autonomous Future of Mobility

    Virtual - RSVP

    Beyond the Gender Binary

    Alox Vaid-Menon, gender non-conforming writer and performance artist - Brown School’s Masters and Johnson Annual Lecture

    The Shade of Private Life: American Art and the Origins of Modern Privacy, 1875-1900

    Nicole Williams, Honorary Guest Scholar in the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University
    Virtual - RSVP

    BLM Before BLM: Black Resistance in Colonial Latin America

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - The Cabildos Speaker Series presents Miguel Valerio, assistant professor of Spanish at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Valerio’s talk will historicize black self-affirmation and struggle and propose a more hemispheric perspective/approach to thinking about black struggle and self-affirmation. Organized by Oregon State University.
    VIRTUAL - RSVP

    Black Bodies, Black Votes: Post-Election Reflections Panel Discussion

    Panelists include Don Calloway (former MO State Rep, MSNBC commentator) Jonathan Metzel (Vanderbilt; Medicine, Health & Society) Khalilah Dean Brown (Quinnipiac; Political Science) Jacinta Mwende (University of Nairobi; Media Ethics, Political Economy)
    Virtual - RSVP

    Vanessa German

    Vanessa German is a visual and performance artist
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘Leaving Academia: A Practical Guide’ (Book Talk)

    Chris Caterine, PhD, discusses his new book.
    Virtual - RSVP

    International Writers Series: Ignacio Infante & Michael Leong

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Ignacio Infante, professor of comparative literature and Spanish, Washington University, and translator Michael Leong read and discuss their translation of Vicente Huidobro’s “Sky-Quake: Tremor of Heaven,” published recently in a tri-lingual edition with the original Spanish and French.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Beyond the Model Minority Myth: Understanding the Diversity and Service Needs of Asian/Pacific Americans

    Kelley Lou, MSW, Director of Member Empowerment, National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development - Brown School Open Classroom
    Virtual - RSVP

    Why So Small? Curator Talk

    Cassie Brand, Washington University Libraries Curator of Rare Books
    VIRTUAL - RSVP

    Legacies of Violence and Genocide: Can Memorials and Museums Help Us Build a Better Future?

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Panel discussion featuring the following participants: Avril Alba, Ph.D., senior lecturer in Holocaust studies and Jewish civilization in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney; Zahava D. Doering, PhD., editor emerita of Curator: The Museum Journal and worked as senior social scientist at the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; David Cunningham, Ph.D., professor and chair of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis; and moderator Erin McGlothlin, Ph.D., chair of Germanic Languages and Literatures and professor of German and Jewish studies at Washington University in St. Louis.
    Virtual - Please RSVP

    After the Election: Feminist and Queer Possibilities

    Virtual - registration required

    Department of Music Online Lecture: Thomas DeFrantz, Professor in the Department of African and African American Studies, the Program in Dance, and Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Duke University

    "Dance On"
    online

    Black Bodies and the Lie of White Innocence

    George Dewey Yancy, the Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Philosophy, Emory University
    Virtual

    Multidirectional Memories, Implicated Subjects, and the Possibilities of Art

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST: Lecture by Michael Rothberg, the 1939 Society Samuel Goetz Chair in Holocaust Studies and professor of English and comparative literature at the University of California, Los Angeles, and conversation with Rothberg and WashU professors Anika Walke (History) and Geoff Ward (African and African-American Studies).
    Virtual - RSVP

    Nuclear Energy in the Middle East: Israeli and Iranian Perspectives

    Elai Rettig, PhD, invites panel to discuss Nuclear Energy in the Middle East: Israeli and Iranian Perspectives
    https://wustl.zoom.us/j/94037739826

    Henrietta Lacks Centennial CELLebration: Honoring Her Life and Legacy

    Virtual - RSVP

    Laboratory for Suburbia Book Launch

    The editors will facilitate a brief online discussion about the process of creating the book against the constantly shifting, often fraught, backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic and racial justice protests, and consider student projects in light of the recent divisive election season.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Climate Conversation: Greenwashing

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Panelists include the following Washington University scholars and community experts and activists: Tim Bartley, professor of sociology; Jenn DeRose, Known & Grown manager; Victoria Donaldson, Green Dining Alliance program manager; Jessalyn Kohn, MBA/MPH Candidate; Net Impact Olin Chapter; David Webb, Lecturer in environmental studies.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Craft Talk with Cristina Rivera Garza

    Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in the New Economy

    Adia Harvey Wingfield, the Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences & Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Washington University - Brown School Open Classroom
    Virtual - RSVP

    Plagues, Practitioners and Prints: Visualizing Pre-Modern Medical Know-How

    76th Historia Medica Lecture, given by Suzanne Karr Schmidt, the George Amos Poole III Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois. Presented by Bernard Becker Medical Library and the Center for History Of Medicine.
    Virtual

    Staging ‘habla de negros’ in Iberian Early Modernity

    Nick Jones, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Affiliated Faculty in Latin American Studies, Bucknell University
    Virtual

    ‘Since 1948: Israeli Literature in the Making’ (Book Launch)

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Nancy E. Berg, professor of Hebrew language and literature, Washington University, and Naomi B. Sakoloff, professor of Hebrew and comparative literature at the University of Washington, discuss their book “Since 1948: Israeli Literature in the Making.”
    Virtual - RSVP

    The State of Education

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Panel discussion featuring Michelle A. Purdy, associate professor of education; Rowhea Elmesky, associate professor of education and Christopher Rozek, assistant professor of education.
    Virtual

    Nation Space Lecture Series: Ersela Kripa & Stephen Mueller

    Virtual - RSVP

    Claude Lanzmann’s ‘Shoah’ and Its Outtakes: The Ethics of Perpetrator Representation

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Erin McGlothlin, professor of German and Jewish studies and chair of the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures, gives a lecture with the Holocaust Educational Foundation of Northwestern University.
    Virtual - RSVP

    The Unfinished Business of Cruel Optimism: Crisis, Affect, Sentimentality

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Lauren Berlant (University of Chicago) in conversation with Rebecca Wanzo (Washington University) and Dana Luciano (Rutgers University). Lynch Distinguished Lecturer Series at the University of Toronto’s Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Everybody is on their way to Russia or Back: The Conference of Women of Africa and African Descent, Cold War Politics and the Ghanaian Nation State

    Adwoa Opong is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of African and African American Studies and an affiliate of the Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Equity. Her PhD is in African History with a focus on African women social workers and the development imaginary of the post Second World War period. Her research sits at the intersections of histories of gender, decolonization and development in modern Africa.
    via Zoom

    Writing Empathy: A Conversation with Author Cho Haejin and Translator Ji-Eun Lee

    Cho Hae-jin is one of South Korea’s major writers and the winner of several prizes. Translator Ji-Eun Lee is associate professor of Korean language and literature at Washington University. Hosted by the Gateway Korea Foundation.

    Reading with Cristina Rivera Garza

    Mapping Social Justice Panel Discussion

    Virtual - RSVP

    Global Displacement and Local In-Placement: Transnational Stories of Rustbelt Revitalization

    Faranak Miraftab is professor of urban and regional planning with joint appointments in the Departments of Women and Gender Studies and of Geography at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Honoring Trans Remembrance Day a Community Panel: Who Decides Who You Are?

    A panel of community activists will be moderated by Jaqui Melton from the Center for Diversity and Cultural Competence at Barnes Jewish Hospital.
    Virtual - RSVP

    Chinese-Language Tour: Multiplied—Edition MAT

    Virtual - RSVP

    Public Tour: House and Home

    Virtual - RSVP

    Virtual Event: Letter Writing Party In Solidarity with Incarcerated Survivors

    Letter Writing Party In Solidarity with Incarcerated Survivors
    Virtual event

    How Latino Voters Decide U.S. Elections

    Geraldo Cadava, Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University
    Virtual

    Imagining Digital Transformations in the Humanities

    Seminar and lecture with Ian Bogost, the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and professor of interactive computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology
    Virtual - RSVP

    Book Club: The Weight of Ink

    Virtual - RSVP

    Dreaming Liberation: Afro-Surrealism and Pop in the 1960s-70s

    Abbe Shriber, Tyson Scholar of American Art, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art
    Virtual - RSPV

    Nation Space Lecture Series: Katja Perat

    Virtual - RSVP

    Getting It Together Before It’s Too Late: Building Solidarity Across Race and Class

    Ian Haney Lopez, the Chief Justice Earl Warren Professor of Public Law and director, Racial Politics Project, Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society, University of California, Berkeley School of Law.
    Zoom - RSVP

    Idle Hands: How Windows Solitaire Invented Modern Computing

    Ian Bogost, the Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and professor of interactive computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology
    Virtual - RSVP

    Defining a Comic Tradition: Plautus and the Marx Brothers

    John Gruber-Miller, Edwin R. and Mary E. Mason Professor of Languages, Cornell College
    Zoom link to be shared soon

    Josep Lluís Sert: The Architect of Urban Design

    Eric Mumford, the Rebecca and John Voyles Professor of Architecture, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art, Washington University
    Virtual - RSVP

    RDE 30-Minute Briefing

    Annual Display of Rare Anatomical Texts

    Virtual

    Opacity, Rézonans, Biguidi: Music and Dance as Decolonial Praxis in the French Caribbean

    Jérôme Camal, assistant professor of anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Virtual - RSVP

    "To Be on the One: Worldmaking in the Global Hip Hop Cypher"

    Imani Kai Johnson, Assistant Professor of Critical Dance Studies at University of California, Riverside
    This is a Zoom Event.

    Myths of the Orient: Deconstructing the European Vision of the Middle East

    Eve Rosekind, PhD student in the Department of Art history & Archaeology, Washington University - New Perspectives Talk
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘Jewish American Writing and World Literature: Maybe to Millions, Maybe to Nobody’

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Saul Zaritt, former WUSTL Friedman Fellow, will discuss his book with Erin McGlothlin (Washington University) and Nancy Berg (Washington University)
    Virtual

    How Your ZIP Code Impacts Your Future

    Wednesdays with WashU is a webinar series featuring Washington University alumni, faculty, and parents from around the world.
    Virtual - RSVP

    International Writers Series: Katja Perat

    HUMANITIES BROADCAST - Katja Perat, PhD student in comparative literature and member of the International Writers Track, will present her new novel “The Masochist” (translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins) in a virtual reading and discussion with Lynne Tatlock, director of the Program in Comparative Literature, Washington University.
    Virtual - RSVP

    ‘Remember...That Time Before the Last Time’

    World premiere — conceived and directed by Ron Himes; choreographed by Heather Beal
    ALL PERFORMANCES WILL BE STREAMED ON-DEMAND

    Discussion with French academic and novelist, David Diop (in French)

    French ConneXions Webinar Series
    Virtual - RSVP

    Public Tour: Human Forms

    Virtual- RSVP

    ‘Aperture’

    Washington University Dance Theatre
    On demand

    Public Tour: House and Home

    Virtual - RSVP

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