5Oct

Pledges of Allegiance: Lunchtime Discussion

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 • 12:00 pm
  • Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum

Please join Adrienne Davis, Washington University vice provost and William M. Van Cleve Professor of Law, and Meredith Malone, associate curator, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, for a discussion of the installation of contemporary artist Robert Longo’s flag, Untitled (Dividing Time) (2017), now on view outside the Museum.

10Oct

Where Fashion Meets Activism

  • Tuesday, October 10, 2017 • 7:00 pm
  • Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

Sometimes fashion is more than just style. Rikki Byrd, Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss the intersection of fashion, race, and activism, from black seamstresses who saved their earnings to purchase their freedom, to respectability politics within the civil rights movement, to hoodies and political statement T-shirts. 

11Oct

Assembly Series: War of Words: Free Speech versus Tyranny on Campus

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 5:30 pm
  • Anheuser-Busch Hall, Room 310

There’s a word floating around these days to describe the American college student: “snowflake.” According to Wikipedia, it’s a term used to characterize this generation of young adults as too emotionally vulnerable to cope with views that challenge their own.

11Oct

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017 • 7:00 pm
  • Lee Auditorium, Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd

Mapping LGBTQ St. Louis is a new digital history initiative that connects the public to historical information about places in our region’s LGBTQIA history. Surveying a period from 1943 to 1992, the initiative has inventoried more than 700 sites, many of which have been demolished.

12Oct

2017 Research Training Symposium and Poster Session

  • Thursday, October 12, 2017 • 12:30 pm
  • Connor Auditorium, Farrell Learning & Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid

  Please join us for an afternoon of research presentations, and enjoy the good company and light refreshments. Symposium Connor Auditorium, Farrell Teaching & Learning Center 12:30pm – 3:00pm Poster Session Farrell Teaching & Learning Center Atrium & Hearth 3:00pm-5:00pm

24Oct

Trending Topics: Gina McCarthy

  • Tuesday, October 24, 2017 • 7:00 pm
  • Graham Chapel, Washington University in St. Louis

Gina McCarthy served as the head of the EPA under President Obama. In this role she was the face of Obama’s climate change/global warming initiative.