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Calendar of university events

Tuesday, September 30


Films

6 p.m. – Kemper Art Museum Presents the Films of Peter Greenaway: The Draughtsman’s Contract (1982).
Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds.
“The Department’s History in the Context of the History of American Psychiatry.” Eugene Rubin, psychiatry. Event details. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10:30 a.m. – Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics Seminar Series.
“Functions of Chromatin Dynamics.” Michael Poirier, Ohio State U. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Biochemistry Seminar Room 264.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Attentional Control in Semantic Memory Retrieval and AD Biomarkers in Non-Demented Older Adults.” Andrew Aschenbrenner, Balota Lab. Event details. BJH South, 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Noon – Assembly Series / IPH Lecture.
“Love in the Time of Identity Wars: Anatomy of Short Lives.” Patricia Williams, School of Law, Columbia U. Events details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, 310.

Noon – Dept. of Molecular Microbiology – Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series.
“Antiviral Signaling at the Maternal-Fetal Interface.” Caroly Coyne, U. of Pittsburgh. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

1 to 4:30 p.m. – Human Resources – Learning & Development Brown Bag Lunch Series.
Communicating with Impact. For all WUSTL staff. Registration / Event details. West Campus, West Bldg., 7509 Forsyth Blvd., Lower Level, Suite 001, Training Room B.

3 p.m. – American Culture Studies Program – 2014 WUSTL City Seminar Series.
“Aswan: A Provincial Egyptian City on the Cold War Frontier.” Nancy Reynolds, history. Event details. McMillan Hall, Room 150.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Anthropology Lecture.
“Tuberculosis: Origins, Migration, & Exchange in Humans & Other Primates.” Anne Stone, Arizona State U. Event details. McMillan Hall, Room G052.

5 p.m. – Dept. of Music Lecture.
“From Prisons to Slums to the West Bank: Mobilizing the Arts for Social Change.” Andre de Quadros, Boston U. Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Craft Lecture.
Lecture on the Craft of Fiction by Charles Baxter, author; U. of Minnesota. Event details. (NOTE: Reading on Oct. 2. See listing.) Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Other Events

10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Human Resources – Flu Shots.
(Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2.) Event details. West Campus, Room 350.

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Tuesday Tea @ 3.
Hosted by Dining Services. Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Wednesday, October 1

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8:30 a.m. – Neuro-Oncology Focus Group Clinical Trials Session.
Center for Advanced Medicine, 3rd Fl., Conf. Room 1. 314-454-8981.

11:30 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Wednesday Research Seminar.
“Ethics Minicourse: When Competent Patients Make Questionable Treatment Choices.” Rebecca Dresser, law. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Developmental & Regenerative Biology and Cell-Cell Communications in Cancer Research Program Seminar Series.
“Early Drug Development in Oncology: Moving from the Lab to the Clinic.” Craig Lockhart, Div. of Oncology. Event Details. South Bldg., 3rd. Fl., Needleman Library.

Noon – Barnes-Jewish Hospital Ethics Committee – The Kenneth B. Schwartz Center Rounds.
“Not Just Another Flu Case: Finding Meaning After Pregnancy Loss and Death.” Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud. BJHEthics@bjc.org.

Noon – History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine Lecture.
“Homonegativity and the Medicalization of Homosexuality.” Andreas De Block, U. of Leuven, Belgium. Event details. Life Sciences Bldg., Room 202.

4 p.m. – The Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities (IPH) Lecture.
“Love in the Time of Identity Wars: Category, Calamity, Convergence.” Patricia Williams, School of Law, Columbia U. Events details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

5 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Conversation Series.
“On History and the Future of Architecture.” Igor Marjanovic, Eric Mumford, and Heather Woofter lead gallery discussion. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.

5 to 7 p.m. – Brown School’s Aging in Graduate Education (AGE) – Discussing Disabilities Over Dinner.
Registration / Event details. Goldfarb Hall, Room 132. age@brownschool.wustl.edu.

5 to 7:15 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Olin Business School – Celebrate the Installation of Ainsa 1 by Jaume Plensa.
WUSTL’s Art on Campus program. Lecture at 5:10 p.m.: “In the Midst of Dreams.” Jaume Plensa. Event details. Panel discussion at 6:30 p.m.: “Transforming Cities Through Art and Public Spaces.” Knight Hall, Emerson Aud. RSVP to amy.vanessendelft@wustl.edu or 314-935-9209.

5:30 p.m. – Center for History of Medicine / Bernard Becker Medical Library – 40th Historia Medica – 4th Annual Bohigian Lectureship.
“Vision and History: Looking Through an Artist’s Eyes.” Michael Marmor, Stanford School of Medicine. Event details. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, East Pavilion Aud.

Performances

5:15 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Open Rehearsal.
Andre de Quadros collaborates with WU Concert Choir. Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave., 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Other Events

9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Human Resources – Flu Shots.
(Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2.) Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 234.

Thursday, October 2

Lectures, Readings and Talks

Noon – The Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities (IPH) Lecture.
“Love in the Time of Identity Wars: Pattern Recognition and The Properties of Hope.” Patricia Williams, School of Law, Columbia U. Events details. Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom, 310.

4 p.m. – The Writing Center Workshop Series.
Writing About Literature: How to Write a Critical Literary Analysis. Event details. Olin Library, ARC Presentation Room.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Sociology – Lecture.
“Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty: Prevalences and Penalties in Comparative Perspective.” David Brady, Berlin Social Science Inst. Event details. Psychology Bldg., Room 216 A/B.

5:30 p.m. – Religious Studies Program – Witherspoon Memorial Lecture in Religion and Science.
“Islamic Bioethics: A Partnership Between Religion and Science.” Abdulaziz Sachedina, George Mason U. Event details. Umrath Hall Lounge.

8 p.m. – Dept. of English – Reading.
Reading from his fiction by Charles Baxter, author; U. of Minnesota. Event details. (NOTE: Craft lecture on Sept. 30. See listing.) Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

Performances

8 to 10 p.m. – Jazz at Holmes.
Modern Jazz with guitarist Brian Vaccaro and his trio. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Other Events

9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Human Resources – Flu Shots.
(Sept. 29, Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2.) Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 234.

6 p.m. – WUSTL in DC Programs – Information Session.
Sarah Jorgensen, senior coordinator, DC Programs. Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 239. dcprograms@wustl.edu or 202-939-2868.

Friday, October 3


Lectures, Readings and Talks


8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“C9orf72 – ALS and Dementia – The New Biology of RNA Based Neurodegenerative Disease.” Jeffrey Rothstein, Brain Science Inst., Johns Hopkins U. School of Medicine. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West Pavilion Aud. 314-362-3998.

9 a.m. – Institute of Materials Science & Engineering Lecture.
“Design of 3D Mesostructures Through Light-Directed Growth of Inorganic Films.” Bryce Sadtler, chemistry. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

11 a.m. – EECE Seminar Series.
“Disposal of Coal Ash Wastes: New Considerations for Assessing Environmental Risks.” Helen Hsu-Kim, Duke U. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

Noon – Genitourinary Focus Group & Research Seminar Series.
“Prostate Cancer Metastasis to Bone: Why, When and How.” Kenneth Pienta, Johns Hopkins U. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Aud.

Noon – Oncologic Imaging Research Program Seminar Series.
“PET/MR to Determine Radiation Dose and Outcome for Patients With Liver Metastases.” Parag Parikh, radiation oncology. Event details. Clinical Science Research Bldg., Room 4402.

Noon – Workshop in Politics, Ethics, and Society / CNISS / School of Law – Seminar.
“Fugitives’ Democracy: The Political Worlds of Toni Morrison’s Essays & Fiction.” Lawrie Balfour, U. of Virginia. Event details. Seigle Hall, Conf. Room 248. RSVP to cniss@artsci.wustl.edu.

1 to 2:30 p.m. – Dept. of History – International Relations Round Table.
The Future of Israel. Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 239.

4:15 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Lecture.
“Musical Excellence and Participatory Music: Uncovering Tensions, Interrogating Paradigms.” Andre de Quadros, Boston U. Event details. Music Classroom Bldg., Room 102.

Performances

6:45 p.m. – Sam Fox School – PXSTL Event: Pow! We Find Lots.
Visual poem . . ..  Locations / Event details.

Other Events


9 a.m. – DUC N’ Donuts.
First Friday of the month. Grab some free donuts, coffee and ducks, and learn about upcoming events in the DUC. Event details. Danforth University Center, North Entryway. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- DUC BBQ and Concert.
Live music and BBQ every Friday when classes are in session through Fall break. Weather permitting. Open to WUSTL community. Event details. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

5 p.m. – Sigma Iota Rho (SIR) / DUC Presents – Cultural Expo.
Performances, panel discussion, booth displays, and a free cultural buffet. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Saturday, October 4


Faith-Based

7:20 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Post-Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast.
Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Performances

7 to 11 p.m. – Sam Fox School – PXSTL Event: Farfetched Presents End-Ter-Im.
Musical event spans multiple genres. Event details. PXSTL site, 3713 and 3719 Washington Blvd.

Sports

11 a.m. – Women’s Volleyball
Brandeis. Schedule. Field House.

1 p.m. – Women’s Volleyball
New York U. Schedule. Field House.

Sunday, October 5

Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

9 p.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Sports

11 a.m. – Men’s Soccer
Emory U. Schedule. Francis Field.

1:30 p.m. – Women’s Soccer
Emory U. Schedule. Francis Field.

Monday, October 6

Lectures, Readings and Talks


Noon – Dept. of Developmental Biology – Seminar Series.
“Building a Cilium: A Thousand and One Stories.” Susan Dutcher, genetics and cell biology and physiology. South Bldg., Philip Needleman Library, Room 3907.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Sociology -- Lecture Series.
“No More Invisible Man: Black Professional Men’s Gendered Interactions in White Male-Dominated Workplaces.” Adia Harvey Wingfield, Georgia State U. Event details. Psychology Bldg., Room 216 A/B.

4:30 p.m. – Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center (CBAC) – Fall 2014 Seminar Series.
“Understanding the Mitochondrial Dynamism-Mitophagy-Apoptosis Interactome.” Gerald Dorn, Center for Pharmacogenomics. Event details. Whitaker Hall, Room 218.

5 p.m. – Center for the Humanities – Lecture.
“Ascetics Who Love Their Children: Remembering Relationships in Buddhist Studies.” Vanessa Sasson, Marianopolis College. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 204.

5:15 p.m. – Humanities Digital Workshop / Interdisciplinary Project in the Humanities – Public Lecture.
“Track Changes: The Literary History of Word Processing.” Matt Kirschenbaum, U. of Maryland. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School – Public Lecture Series.
“Grennan & Sperandio’s Cargo Space: DIY Living and DIO Culture in the 21st Century.” Christopher Sperandio, Rice U. Event details. Sam Fox School (TBA). 314-935-9300.

Tuesday, October 7

Lectures, Readings and Talks


1 to 5:30 p.m. – Institute for Public Health – 2014 Annual Conference: Public Good & Individual Choice.
“Navigating the Complexities of Public Health in a Modern Society.” Keynote address at 1:30 p.m. by Ellen Wright Clayton, Vanderbilt U. Event details. Eric P. Newman Education Center.

2 p.m. – The Writing Center – Workshop Series.
Writing and Researching the Dissertation. Event details. Olin Library, Level A, Arc Lab.

4:15 p.m. – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series – 9th Annual Norman R. Seay Lecture.
“Engaging Community in the Recruitment of African Americans for Genetic Studies in Alzheimer’s Disease.” Goldie Byrd, North Carolina A&T. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Connor Aud. 314-362-0433.

5 to 7 p.m. – Dept. of History – Lecture.
“Rethinking Revolution in Latin American History: The Case of Peru, 1894-1895.” Nils Jacobsen, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Event details. Danforth University Center, Room 234.

Other Events

3 to 5 p.m. – DUC – Tuesday Tea @ 3.
Hosted by Dining Services. Event details. Danforth University Center, Tisch Commons. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

Thursday, October 9


Lectures, Readings and Talks

5 p.m. – Comparative Literature – Annual William H. Matheson Lecture.
“World Literature, World History, and Relational Comparison.” Shu-mei Shih, U. of California, Los Angeles and U. of Hong Kong. Event details. Busch Hall, Room 100.

Performances

8 to 10 p.m. – Jazz at Holmes.
50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s “A Love Supreme” and Freedom Summer ’64. Paul DeMarinis, Freddie Washington, and William Lenihan. Co-sponsored by Washington University Libraries. Event details. Ridgley Hall, Holmes Lounge.

Friday, October 10


Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Parent and Family Weekend with Provost Thorp in the Sukkah.
Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Other Events


First Year Center – Parent and Family Weekend.
Oct. 10 - 12. Experience Wash U. Explore St. Louis. Stay Connected. Event details. firstyearcenter@wustl.edu or 314-935-5040.

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- DUC BBQ and Concert.
Live music and BBQ every Friday when classes are in session. Weather permitting. Open to WUSTL community. Event details. Danforth University Center, Edison Family Courtyard. josh.gruenke@wustl.edu.

2 to 3 p.m. – East Asian Languages and Cultures – Open House.
A Parent & Family Weekend event. Event details. Busch Hall, Room 126.

Saturday, October 11


Sports

1 p.m. – Football.
Hendrix College. Schedule. Francis Field.

Other Events


First Year Center – Parent and Family Weekend.
Oct. 10 - 12.  Experience Wash U. Explore St. Louis. Stay Connected. Event details. firstyearcenter@wustl.edu or 314-935-5040.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Alumni & Development – 2014 Fall Festival.
Danforth University Center and Francis Field. BBQ lunch and 1 p.m. football game against Hendrix College. Registration / Event details. christine.elhoffer@wustl.edu or 314-935-6503.

Sunday, October 12


Faith-Based

11 a.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

9 p.m. – Catholic Student Center Mass.
All are welcome. Catholic Student Center, 6352 Forsyth Blvd., 63105. Contact: Mark Zaegel at zaegel@washucsc.org or (314) 935-9191 ext. 230.

Other Events

First Year Center – Parent and Family Weekend.
Oct. 10 – 12. Experience Wash U. Explore St. Louis. Stay Connected. Event details. firstyearcenter@wustl.edu or 314-935-5040.



For a full listing of medical rounds and conferences, see the School of Medicine's Web site.

Events sponsored by the university — its departments, schools, centers, organizations and recognized student organizations — are published in the calendar. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All phone numbers are 314 area code, unless otherwise noted.

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If you have any questions or need assistance writing up an event, call Mary Kastens at (314) 935-9495.

 

Ongoing Events


First Year Center – Bear Beginnings: Fall 2014 Orientation. Event details.


COMING IN NOVEMBER – The 16th Annual Dance Marathon, Nov. 15. Raises funds and awareness for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals of Greater St. Louis.  Event details. executivedirector@dm.wustl.edu.


Inkstand Writing Workshop. Three sessions available for people who serve and wish to reflect on their experiences through writing. Created and led by Deanna Benjamin, lecturer, and sponsored by Gephardt Inst. for Public Service.  Registration / Cost / Event details. To register, contact: Deanna Benjamin at dbenjami@wustl.edu.



Ongoing Exhibits


University Libraries Film & Media Archive / Wisconsin Historical Society – Risking Everything Exhibition. On view Sept. 15 through Sept. 29. Event details. Olin Library, Level One. 314-935-8679.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: Disegno: Encounters in Public Space. On view Sept. 27 through Oct. 18. Features student work for the 2014 Florence Summer program architecture studio. Event details. Givens Hall.

University Libraries Film & Media Archive – Remembering Mississippi Freedom Summer Exhibition. On view Sept. 12 through Oct. 25.   (NOTE: Screening of documentary film “A Regular Bouquet” and Q&A with filmmaker and actor Richard Beymer at 7 p.m. on Sept. 23, Steinberg Hall Aud.) Event details. Olin Library, Grand Staircase Lobby and Gingko Room. 314-935-8679.

Sam Fox School – Student Exhibition: 2014 Florence Summer Program Photography Workshop. On view Sept. 18 through Oct. 17. Opening reception at 4 p.m. on Sept. 18. Event details. Steinberg Hall, Weitman Gallery.

Artwork in the Farrell Adam Long is a professional sculptor in St. Charles. He says, “My work is ultimately about humanity and explores our connection to nature, our place in it and how we seek to explore and understand our environment.” On view from Sept. 5 through Dec. 4. Event details. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, in the 2nd floor hearth and link areas. 314-747-3284.

Sam Fox School -- 2014 University City Sculpture Series + Community Visuals 2 Student Exhibition.  Site-specific installations on view April 12 through Sept. 13.  Event details. The opening reception is on Saturday, April 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd. 314-935-9300.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition: Drawing Ambience: Alvin Boyarsky and the Architectural Association. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Ebsworth Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition:
Encountering the City: The Urban Experience in Contemporary Art. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Garen Gallery.

Kemper Art Museum Fall 2014 Exhibition: Picturing Narrative: Greek Mythology in the Visual Arts. On view from Sept. 12 through Jan. 4. Opening reception on Sept. 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. Event details. Kemper Art Museum, Teaching Gallery.