Annual Events

Events celebrating and promoting diversity are cherished traditions at Washington University in St. Louis. At these annual events, our community comes together to explore and enjoy a rich variety of cultures, customs and experiences.

Find dates and locations, and learn more about each diversity event by visiting its website.

A fashion show is presented during the Brown School International Festival Sunday, March 6, 2011, at the 560 Music Building in University City.

Campus Events

Academic Women’s Network Dinners

See dates for upcoming dinners and other events through the Academic Women’s Network of the Washington University School of Medicine on its website.

African Film Festival

Learn about the African Film Festival and other events at the Washington University in St. Louis African Students Association website.

African Arts Festival

Visit to learn more about the African Arts Festival.

Buder Center Pow Wow Festival

Visit the Buder Center’s website for information about the annual Pow Wow.

Diwali Celebrations

Ashoka, the South Asian Student Association, offers information about how to get involved with and attend annual Diwali celebrations.

Eid Al Adha

Learn about observations of Eid Al Adha at WUSTL by visiting the Muslim Student Association website.

Financial Freedom Seminar

Learn about the Financial Freedom Seminar, sponsored by the Society of Black Students for Social Welfare and Brown School Office of Student Affairs in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King’s birthday, on the Brown School’s website.

German Day

Each year, the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures hosts German Day; find details at the department’s website.


Discover Holi on the South Asian Student Association’s website.

International Festival

Find information about the Brown School’s annual international festival, a celebration of diversity, on the school’s website.

James E. McLeod Honors & Award Program

See details about the annual award and recognition ceremony on the McLeod Awards website.

Japanese Film Festival

Learn about the annual celebration of Japanese film by visiting the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures website.

LGBT Faculty & Staff Reception

For information about the next LGBT Faculty & Staff Reception, email Gail Boker.

Lunar New Year Festival

Learn more about this festival and various aspects of Asian culture by visiting the Lunar New Year Website.

Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration

Get details about the next Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration and the committee planning it.

Reception for Women Faculty

Learn about the reception sponsored by the Association of Women Faculty, Academic Women’s Network and Office of the Provost on the Association of Women Faculty website.

South Asian Heritage Month

Learn about South Asian Heritage Month (SAHM) by visiting the website for Ashoka, the South Asian Student Association.

Swedish Film Night

Find information about Swedish Film Night on the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures website.

St. Louis Community Events

The Black Rep

Discover the upcoming season of shows on the Black Rep’s website.

Italian Film Festival

Find dates and times for the annual festival that brings premieres of award-winning Italian film to St. Louis on the festival’s website.

St. Louis Indian Dance Festival

See upcoming events on the Soorya Performing Arts website, including the annual Indian Dance Festival and events featuring other Indian art forms.

St. Louis International Film Festival

Presented by Cinema St. Louis, the St. Louis International Film Festival brings cutting-edge features and shorts from around the globe to St. Louis. Learn about this year’s festival on the Cinema St. Louis website.