Rebecca Wanzo, professor and chair of women, gender and sexuality studies in Arts & Sciences, has won two major awards in the field of comic book studies.
Renowned composer Robert Wykes, professor emeritus of music in Arts & Sciences, died June 29, 2021, in St. Louis. He was 95.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University has received a $75,000 grant from the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. to support a major new installation by artist Nicole Miller.
“We often think about genres of love narratives, whether they’re films or novels, as frivolous,” said Jessica Rosenfeld, of Arts & Sciences. “But in the Middle Ages, love stories, love narratives, love songs, were invested with the highest seriousness.”
With the publication of her first novel, “The Kimono Tattoo,” Rebecca Copeland moves from translation to fiction writing and brings a literary perspective to the cultural history of kimonos.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis will reopen to the public on Wednesday, June 23.
Over the course of 20 novels and now a new Netflix series, author V. E. Schwab has drawn together magic and reality to create unforgettable stories.
When COVID-19 upended the season, WashU’s Performing Arts Department turned to alumni playwrights.
“Let It Be Morning,” a new film based on the 2006 novel by Sayed Kashua, a doctoral candidate in comparative literature in Arts & Sciences, will compete at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival.
The Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts has received a two-year $100,000 grant from the Brabson Library and Education Foundation to support Fox Fridays, the school’s series of free interdisciplinary workshops.