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Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023

Black Anthology’s ‘Change Gon’ Come’ opens Friday

Black Anthology’s ‘Change Gon’ Come’ opens Friday

Black Anthology, a production by WashU undergraduate students founded in 1989, will present its 2023 performance, “Change Gon’ Come,” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 10-11, in Edison Theatre. The production will highlight the struggles that generations of African Americans have faced in their neighborhoods and in life. A pre-show panel discussion will take place at 6:15 p.m. each night.

Upcoming events



‘Creolizing the Modern’ book celebration

2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10

Anca Parvulescu, of Arts & Sciences, will discuss her new book, “Creolizing the Modern: Transylvania Across Empires,” which draws from literary studies and sociology to examine the history of Transylvania in a global context. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge.



MLA Lecture Series: Crickette Sanz

2–3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11

Crickette Sanz, a professor of biological anthropology in Arts & Sciences, will discuss social relations between chimpanzees and gorillas in the Congo Basin. The virtual event will continue the series’ focus on bridges and divides.



A Cappella Midwest quarterfinal

7–10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11

The St. Louis region’s top a cappella ensembles will compete for a chance to perform at the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Midwest semifinal. 560 Music Center, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

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Looking ahead



Rosenberg on social work, leadership

12:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16



Here and Next, TRIADS speaker on low-quality online content

Noon–1:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17



Virtual talk on diversifying STEM

2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22

Exhibits and ongoing events

Love Data Week

University Libraries, the Bernard Becker Medical Library and the Institute for Informatics have joined together again for a series of virtual presentations and workshops Feb. 13-17. This year’s events will focus on topics such as data management and sharing expectations as well as data’s power to hold communities accountable.




Save the Date

Great Artists Series: Academy of St Martin in the Fields

7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 4