6th Annual Transgender Spectrum Conference

On November 8th and 9th, The Transgender Spectrum Conference will explore the spectrum of sex and gender from multiple vantage points: lived experience, academic investigation, clinical practice, and activism.

Academy for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Launches

The Academy launched at the beginning of the 2019-202 academic year. The Academy supports employees through programming, training, events and other resources, and on Sept. 20, it held an event to celebrate its initial engagements and to look ahead to the work that remains to be done.

Distinguished Visiting Scholar: Richa Nagar

On September 11, 2019, at 4pm, Richa Nagar lectures about “Journeying Together for Justice: Situated Solidarities, Radical Vulnerability, Hungry Translations” in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge.

The Legacy Project Exhibit Opening

The Legacy Project is a nationally-recognized traveling monument that celebrates 4,000 years of LGBTQIA+ history around the globe, and will be displayed on the 3rd floor of Hillman Hall October 1-12.

African and African American Studies turns 50

This year, African and African American studies celebrates its 50th anniversary. AFAS, as it is called, was started in 1969, in response to protests by the Association of Black Collegians (now the Association of Black Students) the year before.

Introducing “In St. Louis” #InSTLProject

Commemorating the fifth year anniversary of Michael Brown’s homicide in Ferguson, MO, The Academy for Diversity & Inclusion launches “In St. Louis” and an interactive documentary. #InSTLProject

Unraveling complicated issues with Adia Wingfield

In her new book, “Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care in The New Economy,” Adia Wingfield studies ‘racial outsourcing’ specifically the roles of African American health care workers.

St. Louis Women in Geospatial Technology Summit

All are welcome to attend, The St. Louis Regional Women in Geospatial Technology Summit is a half-day conference featuring the contributions of women in our region who are creating, using and promoting geospatial technologies across industry, government, and education.

Kemper Art Museum to present ‘Ai Weiwei: Bare Life’

This fall, the newly expanded and renovated Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will reopen with a major exhibition of work by Ai Weiwei—renowned Chinese dissident artist and activist.

Sociologist Collins named 2019 Malkiel Scholar

Caitlyn Collins, assistant professor of sociology in Arts & Sciences, is one of 10 junior faculty nationwide selected as a 2019 Nancy Weiss Malkiel Scholar by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation.