Washington University in St. Louis

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Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021

Former congressmen to discuss ‘democracy in danger’

Former congressmen to discuss ‘democracy in danger’

The university community is invited to a virtual discussion with former U.S. congressmen Russ Carnahan, a Democrat, and Tom Coleman, a Republican, about voting rights and the threats facing American democracy, beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Upcoming events



Impact Investing Symposium

9 a.m.–4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12

Olin Business School and the Brown School host a virtual conference featuring panel discussions with industry leaders. The 6th annual symposium will address current topics related to impact investing.



Assembly Series: ‘A Theory of Play’

4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15

Media studies scholar Ian Bogost in Arts & Sciences gives a lecture on the theory and concepts of play and games. This lecture is his first of three talks in the 2021 Humanities Lecture Series, which continues Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 17 and 18.



Climate change and Latin America

6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16

The university’s Climate Change Program presents a panel discussion in Schnuck Pavilion on the impacts of climate change on Latin America. This talk is part of the Climate Conversation Series.

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Looking ahead



Skandalaris Center’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards

5–6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17



PAD presents ‘The Science of Leaving Omaha’

Thursday, Nov. 18– Sunday, Nov. 21



Choir Concert

7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21

Exhibits and ongoing events

Explore St. Louis’ 19th-century medical schools

Join the Becker Medical Library for an exhibit highlighting the 24 medical schools created in St. Louis during the 1800s. The exhibit will be on display at the Glaser Gallery through Feb. 18.




Save the Date

WashU Dance Theatre: ‘Return’

Friday, Dec. 3– Sunday, Dec. 5