(Sept. 22 and 23) WashU presents 3 world premieres. We invite you to become a part of the playwriting process at the script-in-hand staged reading of each play. Super Boy by Chisara Achilefu, Fri., 9/22, 7 p.m.; Desperate Times by Danny Marshall, Sat., 9/23, 2 p.m.; and Raindropped by Scott Greenberg, Sat., 9-23, 7 p.m. Sponsored by Performing Arts Dept. Mallinckrodt Center, A.D. Hotchner Studio Theatre.
*Ticketed event. (WashU students with I.D. and children under 10 are free; and a discount for WashU faculty and staff, seniors and non-WashU students.) LADAMA is an ensemble of women musicians from across the Americas who, as well as performing as a touring band, strive to engage youth in their respective communities in the process of music-making. Sponsored by Dept. of Music. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.
Pat Levitt, Keck School of Medicine at USC. Sponsored by the Dept. of Neuroscience, Autism Seminar Series. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 928.
Co-sponsored by the First Year Center and the St. Louis Symphony Community Partnership Program. At 5:30, WashU Jazz Combo and at 6 p.m., members of the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. Danforth Campus, South 40, right outside the Bear’s Den.
Architect Brian MacKay-Lyons, Dalhousie U., presents the annual AIA St. Louis Scholarship Fund Lecture. Sponsored by Sam Fox School. See parking info on website. Steinberg Hall Aud.
(8 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Danforth Office of Human Resources is offering free seasonal flu shots for active, benefits-eligible faculty and staff who work on the Danforth, West and North campuses. Registration info online. An appointment is required to be guaranteed a flu shot. Bring valid employee ID. North Campus, 700 Rosedale Ave., Room 1312.
Office of Neuroscience Research, Conference 2017 – “The Developing Brain: New Directions in Science, Policy, and Law”
(8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) See Agenda and Registration online. Sponsored by the Office of Neuroscience Research. Eric P. Newman Education Center.
The Human Resources Office of Diversity and Inclusion at WUSM is hosting a special series of Perspectives sessions to provide members of our university community opportunities to reflect on recent events in Charlottesville, Va. We encourage staff and faculty to attend one of the sessions and bring a colleague with you. Sessions will be held on the Medical, Danforth and West Campuses. Sept. 26 session location: Danforth Campus, Danforth University Center, 3rd floor.
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Exhibits and Ongoing Events
On view from June 1 through Oct. 8. Open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Founded in 1902, the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis was originally intended to aid Jewish refugees and immigrants to the St. Louis area, but in practice served patients of all religions. *The exhibit will also be open for special weekend hours on its final weekend, Oct. 7-8 (regular weekend library hours, controlled access restrictions apply). Sponsored by Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. Becker Medical Library, 7th floor, Glaser Gallery.
On view Sept. 6 through 30. The Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library Special Collections is a unique repository for rare and hard-to-find art and architecture publications. The Open Collection is a new exhibit series that looks to unearth and display a curated selection from this trove. Kemper Art Museum Bldg., ground floor, Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library.
On view through September 28. World Market is an exhibition of new photographs by alumna Frankie Holt (BFA90). Through the lens of traditional street photography, Holt uses the camera to raise questions about the global consumer culture. Steinberg Hall, Weitman Gallery.
On view from Sept. 8 through Jan. 8, 2018. How we understand and experience trauma and psychological repair reveals essential beliefs about who we are and how we see the world. Installation comprises 18 video interviews conducted by artist Kader Attia, who lives and works in Berlin and Algiers. Opening reception on Sept. 8. Curated by Meredith Malone, assoc. curator. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.
On view from Sept. 8 through Jan. 8, 2018. The rise of printmaking in Europe in the early 15th century facilitated major transformations in visual culture. This exhibition surveys the Kemper’s substantial holdings of prints from the late 15th to 18th centuries, including work by Durer and Rembrandt. Opening reception on Sept. 8. Curated by Allison Unruh, assoc. curator. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.
On view from Sept. 8 through Jan. 8, 2018. This exhibition reflects on the relationships among art, activism, and feminist movements through a broad selection of artworks from the Kemper’s permanent collection. Opening reception on Sept. 8. Curated by Trevor Joy Sangrey, lecturer, women, gender, and sexuality studies and asst. dean, College of Arts & Sciences. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.
On view now through October 12. Longo is an American artist, filmmaker, and musician. Displaying this flag at the Kemper Art Museum is intended as a signal to spark discussion about how the arts might meaningfully raise awareness of current problems facing the nation. Kemper Art Museum.
On view through Sept. 29. Celebrates the life of Dr. John B. Ervin, the university’s first African-American dean and celebrates the John B. Ervin Scholars program, 1987-2017. Sponsored by University Libraries. Olin Library, Level 1, Ginkgo Room.
The Washington University Mini-Medical School began in 1999 with the goal of educating the community by sharing the expertise of the medical faculty. Course Director: Cynthia Wichelman, MD. Registration online. Mini-Medical School I – Tuesday evenings, 7-9 p.m., Sept. 26 through Nov. 14 and Mini-Medical School III – Thursday evenings, 7-9 pm., Sept. 28 through Nov. 16.