HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship

  • Monday, August 26, 2019 • 4:00 pm
  • Graham Chapel, Washington University in St. Louis

Nadine Strossen,  John Marshall Harlan II Professor of Law at New York Law School, presents on her book HATE: Why We Should Resist It With Free Speech, Not Censorship — 2019’s Common Reading book. 


Educational Pluralism nd the Future of Faith-Based Schools: The Case for Expanding Parental Choice

  • Thursday, September 5, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Nicole Garnett, John P. Murphy Foundation Professor of Law, University of Notre Dame, will lecture on “Educational Pluralism and the Future of Faith Based Schools”— co-sponsored by the Carver Project and the Washington University Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement & Institutional Diversity.


Constitution Day: 2018-19 Supreme Court Review

  • Friday, September 6, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, Anheuser-Busch Hall

Constitution Day: 2018-19 Supreme Court Review is presented by Lee Epstein, Adam Liptak, and Greg Magarian. Lee Epstein is the Ethan A.H. Shepley Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research and teaching interests center on law and legal institutions, especially the behavior of judges. Professor Epstein is a Fellow of the American […]


D&I Common Language Dialogue – Equity

  • Thursday, September 12, 2019 • 12:00 pm
  • Hillman Hall, 6465 Forsyth Blvd.

We say the words “diversity,” “equity” and “inclusion,” but what do we mean? How are the terms different? Where do they overlap? Most importantly, what do they mean to our daily experiences here at Washington University and how will we know we’re living the words—and actions—as a community?


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