(Feb. 20, 22, 23, 24, 25) Global Health Week is a multidisciplinary, student-organized week of activities designed to educate and engage the community on a broad range of health care issues. This is a Global Health Student Advisory Committee Initiative. RSVP preferred but walk-ins welcome. Check online for daily events, locations, and sponsors. On Danforth and Medical Campuses.
(Feb. 20, 21, 22, 23) Engineers Week is designed to increase the visibility of the School of Engineering & Applied Science at the university, collaborate between various engineering groups and promote the interaction among students, alumni, faculty, staff and engineering professionals. Check online for daily schedule, locations, and other info. Kristen Otto 314-935-8032.
(Feb. 22, 23) (8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.) Please join us to reflect upon our efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community. Sponsored by WashU Voices: Ferguson and Beyond. Program and Registration online. Feb. 23 location: Danforth Campus, Knight Hall, Emerson Aud. and Frick Forum.
Emily Chin, Scripps Inst. of Oceanography. Sponsored by Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.
Graham Colditz, chief, Div. of Public Health Sciences; surgery; Siteman Cancer Center. Sponsored by Div. of Public Health Sciences, Dept. of Surgery, Epidemiology & Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series. Taylor Ave. Bldg., The Doll & Hill Teaching Room 2131.
Consul General Lei Hong, People’s Republic of China in Chicago. RSVP online. Sponsored by McDonnell International Scholars Academy, the Xinsheng Zhang – Cabot Corporation Endowed Lecture. Steinberg Hall Aud.
Get in the spirit for the upcoming Fashion Show (Feb. 24) and learn about the latest fashion trends across the African continent. Make your own African-themed bracelet. Light snacks. Sponsored by the African Students Association. Danforth University Center, Room 234.
Panel discussion. How has intensified thinking about affect across the humanities and social sciences been linked to new and different kinds of thinking about politics and power? RSVP requested. Sponsored by American Culture Studies. West Campus, Conf. Room A/B.
Does God exist? Does it really even matter? Wallace Marshall, dir. of the Reasonable Faith Coalition and James Croft, dir. of The Ethical Society of St. Louis, debate the existence of God and what that says about the way we live our lives. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Catholic Student Union. (NOTE: Any views expressed during this event are those of the speakers themselves and do not necessarily represent the views or beliefs of Catholic Student Union.) Graham Chapel.
Followed by Q&A with filmmaker Zoe C. Sherinian. Introduced with a live performance by the American Parai Ensemble of St. Louis. (NOTE: Sherinian will lecture on Feb. 24. See listing.) Sponsored by Dept. of Music. Brown Hall, Room 100.
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Exhibits and Ongoing Events
The Artwork in Farrell exhibition features 3D works by ceramic artist Susan Zimmerman. Her work as a magazine writer, traveling the world writing about destinations, history and nature, has inspired her artistic vision. On view from Dec. 6 through March 7, 2017 in the 2nd floor Hearth of the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid Ave. 63110.
A second Artwork in Farrell exhibition features 2D works by Sharon Spillar. On view through March 7, 2017 in the 2nd floor Hearth of the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, 520 S. Euclid Ave. 63110.
On view from Jan. 27 through March 10. 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 collection. The first edition of The Open Collection is a playful allusion to the artist books of Ed Ruscha. Sponsored by WashU Libraries. Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library, Interior Case.
Exhibit: “Thirteen Washington University Students and Their Deep Dive into the Study of the Holocaust”
On View Feb.2 through March 15. This exhibit offers reflections and images from WashU students, faculty, and staff who traveled across Germany, Poland, and Lithuania in May 2016 as part of the FOCUS program “The History, Memory, and Representation of the Holocaust.” Exhibit sponsored by WashU Libraries. Opening reception on Thurs., Feb. 2, 7 to 8:30 p.m. St. Louis Holocaust Museum and Learning Center, 12 Millstone Campus Dr., St. Louis 63146.
On View from Feb. 3 through March 11. Opening reception on Feb. 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. Museum Blue, in collaboration with the Des Lee Gallery. Hours and info: 314-621-8735. Des Lee Gallery, 1627 Washington Ave. 63103.
On view from Feb. 4 through 25. Features student work from Fall 2016 class taught by lecturer Jason Butz, which used advanced scripting techniques to design and fabricate complex 3-dimensional frameworks. Givens Hall.
On view Feb. 10 through March 19, 2017. Curated by Susan Ludi Blevins, postdoctoral teaching fellow, art history & archaeology. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.
On view Feb. 10 through April 17, 2017. Kemper presentation curated by Allison Unruh, assoc. curator. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.
On view Feb. 10 through May 21, 2017. Curated by Elizabeth Childs, prof. and chair, art history & archaeology. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.
On view from Feb. 13 through Feb. 25. Features student work from two undergraduate architecture studio projects with professors Stephen Leet and Robert McCarter. Givens Hall.