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The Record Happenings

Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021

Sam Fox School Visual Art Faculty Exhibition open

Sam Fox School Visual Art Faculty Exhibition open

The Sam Fox School Visual Art Faculty Exhibition is now open at the Des Lee Gallery in downtown St. Louis. Ten artists are featured in Part 1. The show will be on view through Oct. 9. Part 2 of this series, featuring additional visual art faculty, is scheduled to take place next September.

Upcoming events



Poet Roger Reeves, Visiting Hurst Professor, virtual reading

8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30

The Department of English in Arts & Sciences welcomes award-winning poet and Visiting Hurst Professor Roger Reeves for a reading of his poems. Reeves’ work has appeared in several poetry journals. His forthcoming book is titled “Best Barbarian.”



William H. Danforth memorial service

11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2

A memorial service celebrating the life of Chancellor Emeritus William H. Danforth, MD, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, in Graham Chapel. A livestreamed broadcast of the service can be viewed in Brookings Quadrangle and Edison Theatre or online.



Race and K-12 education discussion

7–8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 5

A virtual panel will explore how race should be addressed in public education. Hear from Lisa Gilbert of Arts & Sciences, Lauren Obermark of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Webster Groves High School teacher Chloe Telle.

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Looking ahead



Alumna Hare-RedCorn on agricultural policy change

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7



Assembly Series: political theorist Danielle Allen

4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7



Artificial intelligence’s promises and pitfalls

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14

Exhibits and ongoing events

‘Classical Chinese Literature’ exhibit

University Libraries presents an exhibit inspired by Chinese culture and literature. The exhibit, on display in Olin Library’s Thomas Gallery through Dec. 17, features works from the East Asian Library’s collection and highlights the horse as an important symbol in Chinese arts.




Save the Date

Danforth Staff Council’s fall town hall

2–4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12