Graphic Thinking: A Panel on Data Visualization

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2019 • 4:00 pm
  • Olin Library, Washington University in St. Louis, 1 Brookings Dr

AFAS Professor Geoff Ward will join a panel addressing the themes of “Charting History: Data Visualization Through the Years,” an exhibit focused on the history and future of data visualization, on display at the Jack E. and Debbie T. Thomas Gallery in Olin Library until December 6, 2019.


The Legacy of the Annie Malone Children’s Home

  • Thursday, September 19, 2019 • 6:30 pm
  • Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

In honor of its namesake and the fearless coalition of women led by Sara Newton Cohron, this program highlights the organization’s past legacy and celebrates its bright future.


Lecture/Demonstration: Afro-Brazilian Music and Dance of Backlands Bahia

  • Tuesday, September 24, 2019 • 4:15 pm
  • Olin 2, Ann W. Olin Women's Building

In this lecture-demonstration, Mestre Cláudio will introduce participants to Afro-Brazilian music and dance practices of his region, the backlands of Bahia. He will also discuss the significance of black popular culture to the black resistance movement in Brazil.


Bunny and Charles Burson Visiting Artist Lecture: Q&A with Ai Weiwei

  • Thursday, September 26, 2019 • 5:30 pm
  • Edison Theatre, 6465 Forsyth Blvd

Sabine Eckmann, William T. Kemper Director and Chief Curator, will host a conversation on the artist’s wide-ranging practice, including his concern for human rights and the global condition of humanity and his profound engagement with Chinese culture past and present, especially the radical shifts that have characterized China in the new millennium.


James E. McLeod Memorial Lecture on Higher Education

  • Friday, September 27, 2019 • 3:00 pm
  • Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall

Featuring George J. Sanchez, Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity and History, and Director of the Center for Democracy and Diversity, University of Southern California


A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival: “You Don’t Live Here Anymore”

  • Friday, September 27, 2019 • 7:00 pm
  • A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre, Mallinckrodt

This annual playwriting competition & festival are open to all undergraduate and graduate students at Washington University. The festival culminates with three script-in-hand presentations on the festival weekend. Each performance is followed by a post show discussion with the audience, playwright and guest dramaturg.