‘Pushing the boundaries’
The Sam Fox School will present WashU’s 94th Annual Fashion Design Show April 22 in Holmes Lounge. One of the oldest such shows in the nation, the event will feature dozens of models wearing scores of outfits that together explore the intersection of clothing and culture.
‘Digging down deep’
The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences will present “F***ing A,” Suzan-Lori Parks’ blistering riff on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter,” in the A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre April 20-23.
Frierson, Kang recieve ACLS fellowships
Karma Frierson and Hyeok Hweon Kang, both assistant professors in Arts & Sciences, have won fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies.
McPherson wins Guggenheim Fellowship
Edward McPherson, an associate professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship.
‘Beauty in Enormous Bleakness’
“Beauty in Enormous Bleakness,” an exhibition highlighting the design legacy of Japanese American architects in the wake of World War II-era internments, is on view in Olin Library. A related symposium, “Moonscape of the Mind,” will take place April 13 and 14.
‘A story to tell’
Since launching in 2014, the WashU Prison Education Project has offered dozens of courses to incarcerated students at the Missouri Eastern Correctional Center, a men’s prison located in Pacific, Mo. Last fall, the project expanded to a second facility, the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center in Vandalia, Mo.
Walke wins Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
Anika Walke, the Georgie W. Lewis Career Development Professor in Arts & Sciences, has won a Marie Sklodowska-Curie FRIAS COFUND Fellowship to study at the Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies.
WashU Dance Collective to perform
The Washington University Dance Collective, the resident dance company of the Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences, will present “Genesis,” an evening of new and original choreography, April 7 and 8 in Edison Theatre.
Parvulescu wins René Wellek Prize
Anca Parvulescu, the Liselotte Dieckmann Professor of Comparative Literature and professor of English in Arts & Sciences, has won the 2023 René Wellek Prize for best monograph from the American Comparative Literature Association.
Violinist Augustin Hadelich to perform
Violinist Augustin Hadelich is a “technically dazzling” (New York Times) performer who revels “in the myriad ways of making a phrase come alive” (Washington Post). On April 16, Hadelich will present an intimate recital at Washington University as part of the 2023 Great Artists Series.
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