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.
Toxic Inequality: How America’s Wealth Gap Destroys Mobility, Deepens the Racial Divide, and Threatens our Future
Since the Great Recession, most Americans’ standard of living has stagnated or declined. Economic inequality is at historic highs.
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.
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.
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.
Chancellor’s Graduate Fellowship Program: Fall 2017 Conference
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
The feminist writer and scholar Sara Ahmed conducts research at the intersection of feminist, queer and race studies, exploring how bodies and worlds take shape, and how power is secured and challenged in daily life as well as in institutional cultures.
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.
Assembly Series: First the Seed, Still the Seed: Breeding and Property Rights from Mass Selection to CRISPR
The title of sociologist Jack Kloppenburg’s talk is a reference to his seminal publication, “First the Seed: The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology, 1492-2000.”
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