A new collection of poems from one of America’s most essential, celebrated, and enduring poets, Carl Phillips’s Then the War I’m a song, changing. I’m a lightrain falling through a vast darkness toward a differentdarkness. Carl Phillips has aptly described his work as an “ongoing quest;” “Then the War” is the next step in that meaningful process of […]
Jeffrey Zacks, professor in Arts & Sciences and the School of Medicine, will explain how and why television and movies can have such strong effects on our brains in a Mirowitz Center online program Feb. 2.
Mackenzie Llewellyn, a junior pursuing dual degrees in fashion design and in entrepreneurship, is among the winners of the 2022 Fashion Scholarship Fund competition.
How do you navigate a career as an entertainment designer while maintaining a sense of self-worth and value in the various off-ramps and sidestreets you may choose to take on the journey? “The Art of Scenic Design” provides an in-depth look at the scenic design process for young designers as well as creative entrepreneurs seeking to nurture […]
The Performing Arts Department in Arts & Sciences is now accepting submissions for the 2022 A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Competition. All WashU graduate and undergraduate students are eligible. The deadline is Jan. 28.
Caroline Kita, associate professor of German and of comparative literature, and Samuel Shearer, assistant professor of African and African American studies, both in Arts & Sciences, have won research fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In cynical times, optimism gets a bad rap. But in her new book “Infrastructural Optimism,” Linda C. Samuels argues that optimism is not simply a reflexive emotional state, but a critical driver of public investment, societal progress and — perhaps — democracy itself.
Anastasia White never forgot the thrill of seeing her designs on stage at the Edison Theatre, or the lessons learned studying fashion at the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts. Today, her company, crescent bleu, creates sustainable swimwear.
Jamie Harris, a graduate student in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, has won a Horizon Award for Emerging Artists as part of Ascend 2021, the National Black Arts Festival.
The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum will present a major new commissioned project by San Diego-based artist and filmmaker Nicole Miller, opening March 25. Known for her evocative videos and multimedia installations, Miller frequently addresses themes such as subjectivity, self-representation, agency and race.