20Jan

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2020 Commemoration

  • Monday, January 20, 2020 • 7:00 pm
  • Graham Chapel, Washington University in St. Louis

The Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration is an annual celebration honoring the legacy of
Dr. King and the impact he has made on those who carry the torch for humanity. It represents an alliance of dedicated faculty, staff, and, students united to realize Dr. King’s vision of hope, freedom for all, and social justice.

24Jan

Artist Talk: Matthew Shipp

  • Friday, January 24, 2020 • 3:00 pm
  • Music Classroom Building, Room 102

In his unique and recognizable style, New York City pianist Matthew Shipp has performed and recorded vigorously from the late 1980s onward, creating music in which free jazz and modern classical intertwine. He will be having a talk the 24th of January in the Music Building.

24Jan

Matthew Shipp, jazz piano

  • Friday, January 24, 2020 • 8:00 pm
  • Pillsbury Theatre, 560 Music Center

In his unique and recognizable style, New York City pianist Matthew Shipp has performed and recorded vigorously from the late 1980s onward, creating music in which free jazz and modern classical intertwine. He will be performing in the Pillsbury Theatre on January 24th.

30Jan

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

  • Thursday, January 30, 2020 • 4:00 pm
  • Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall

This talk threads together an exploration of women in blackface minstrelsy, race riots of the Progressive Era, the classic black women’s blues craze and the origins of one of the world’s most famous musicals. The keynote speaker Daphne A. Brooks is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of African American Studies, Theater Studies, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Yale University.

31Jan

Aaron Diehl, piano

  • Friday, January 31, 2020 • 7:30 pm
  • E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 Music Center

Aaron Diehl, a 32-year-old classically trained pianist and composer has made an indelible mark on the jazz world over the last 15 years. Showing an affinity for early jazz and mid-20th century “third-stream” music, he will be performing on the 31st of January in the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

7Feb

Truths and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice

  • Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

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. The exhibit runs Februrary 7, 2020, to April 19, 2020, and is open to the public.

7Feb

2020 Olin Africa Business Forum

  • Friday, February 7, 2020
  • Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall

The 2020 Olin Africa Business Forum will be held on February 7 – 8, 2020, with the theme “Purpose and Prosperity: Creating Sustainable Impact in Africa.” The Forum convenes dignitaries, international businessleaders, renowned scholars, and cultural changemakers showcasing Africa’s impact on the global business landscape and strategizing ways to harness the immense potential across the continent.

8Feb

Truths and Reckonings: The Art of Transformative Racial Justice

  • Saturday, February 8, 2020
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

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. The exhibit runs Februrary 7, 2020, to April 19, 2020, and is open to the public.

8Feb

2020 Olin Africa Business Forum

  • Saturday, February 8, 2020
  • Emerson Auditorium, Knight Hall

The 2020 Olin Africa Business Forum will be held on February 7 – 8, 2020, with the theme “Purpose and Prosperity: Creating Sustainable Impact in Africa.” The Forum convenes dignitaries, international businessleaders, renowned scholars, and cultural changemakers showcasing Africa’s impact on the global business landscape and strategizing ways to harness the immense potential across the continent.