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Friday, November 21

Faith-Based

7 p.m. – Chabad on Campus – Classic Shabbat Dinner.
Students are invited to join Rabbi Hershey Novack for a classic “Chabad-Style” Shabbat dinner. Often, members of the faculty attend as well. Meets each week during the semester. No fee to participate. Barry H. Levites Chabad House, 7018 Forsyth Blvd. Please RSVP online. Contact: rabbi@chabadoncampus.org.

Lectures, Readings and Talks


8 a.m. – Dept. of Radiation Oncology – Dr. & Mrs. William B. Mill, Jr. Memorial Lecture.
“RadVax: Immune Activation with Ablative Radiotherapy and Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors.” Stephen Hahn, U. of Pennsylvania. Farrell Learning and Teaching Center, Holden Case Study Room.

8 a.m. – Dept. of Neurology – Grand Rounds Lecture Series.
“Brain on Fire: A Month of Madness, a Decade of Research and a Discussion of What Comes Next.” Guest speaker, Susannah Cahalan, Author “Brain on Fire.” Discussants: Gregory Day, Knight Alzheimer Disease Research Center and Beau Ances, neurology. Barnes-Jewish Hospital, West Pavilion Aud.

9 a.m. – Institute of Materials Science & Engineering – Lecture.
“Nanomechanics of Metallic Glasses.” Mo Li, Georgia Inst. of Technology. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

9:15 a.m. – Dept. of Pediatrics – Grand Rounds.
“Consequences of Sexual Selection on Cancer Rates and Therapeutics Responses.” Joshua Rubin, anatomy and neurobiology. Wohl Clinic Bldg., Clopton Aud.

9:15 a.m. – EVENT CANCELLED -- Institute for Public Health / Dept. of Pediatrics Grand Rounds / Global Health Center – Visiting Speaking Series.
“The Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and ‘Blue Marble Health’.” Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine. Event details. Wohl Clinical Bldg., Clopton Aud.

10 a.m. – Digital Humanities -- Workshop Series.
“Databases for People Who Study Novels, Organizations, & Shards.” Registration / Event details. dknox@wustl.edu.

Noon – Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences – Lecture.
“TBA.” Michael Wysession, Earth and planetary sciences. Event details. Rudolph Hall, Room 203.

Noon – Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology – Seminar.
“Calcium-activated Chloride Channel Regulator Proteins (CLCAs) in Chronic Inflammatory Airway Disease.” Thomas Brett, internal medicine – pulmonary. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Room 426.

Noon – Oncologic Imaging Research Program.
“Imaging the Spatial and Temporal Kinetics of Drug Delivery Systems in Cancer.” Dennis Hallahan, radiation oncology. Clinical Sciences Research Bldg., Conf. Room 4402. 314-454-8981.

Noon – Genitourinary Focus Group & Research Seminar Series.
“Prostate Cancer Resistance to Enzalutamide.” Vivek Arora, medical oncology. Wohl Hospital, 2nd Fl., Urology Conf. Room. 314-454-8981.

12:30 p.m. – Div. of Biostatistics – Seminar Series Fall 2014.
“Improving Time to Event Data Analysis Using Surrogate Endpoints with Applications to Alzheimer’s Disease Research.” Sharon Xie, U. of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. Shriner’s Bldg., 3rd Fl., Graduate Program Classroom.

2:30 p.m. – CNISS – Political Economy Seminar.
“The Curse of Incumbency in Weak Party Systems: Evidence from Brazil.” Rocio Titiunik, U. of Michigan. Event details. Seigle Hall, Room 248. RSVP to cniss@artsci.wustl.edu.

3 p.m. – EECE -- Seminar Series.
“A Brief History of Time in Chemistry.” Gregory Yablonsky, St. Louis U. Event details. Brauer Hall, Room 12.

4 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Colloquium.
“What in the World Are You Wearing?: The Language of Dress Around the Globe.” Bobbi Owen, UNC. Event details. Duncker Hall, Hurst Lounge, Room 201.

7:30 p.m. – St. Louis Astronomical Society – Lecture.
“Dark Matter, Dark Energy, and the Accelerating Universe.” An illustrated lecture by Bharat Ratra, Kansas State U. Event details. McDonnell Hall, Room 162. 314-962-9231.

Performances


7:30 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Chamber String Ensembles.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
(Shows on Nov. 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.) For mature audiences. Tickets at Edison Box Office. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

Sports

7 p.m. – Women’s Basketball – 14th Annual McWilliams Classic.
Rose-Hulman. Schedule. Field House.

Saturday, November 22


Film / TV Documentary Series

6:30 p.m. – KSDK Channel 5 -- "The Frontline for Hope."
Second season begins. Documentary series follows patients, families and clinicians at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Event details.

Film

7:30 p.m. – University Libraries Film & Media Archive – Henry Hampton Film Series: Through a Lens Darkly.
Subtitled: "Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People." Free. Event details. Brown Hall Aud.

Performances

11 a.m. – Edison Theatre – Ovations for Young People.
“Bubble Trouble.” Jeff Boyer. Event details / Tickets. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth 63105, Edison Theatre. edison@wustl.edu or 314-935-6543.

8 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
(Shows on Nov. 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.) For mature audiences. Tickets at Edison Box Office. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

Sports

TBA – Women’s Basketball – 14th Annual McWilliams Classic.
TBA. Schedule. Field House.

Other Events

1 p.m. – DUC / WUSTL Poker Club – Tournament.
No-limit Texas Hold’em. Prizes in Bear Bucks. Free Nacho Bar. Event details. DUC, The Orchid Room.

Sunday, November 23


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.

Performances

2 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.
(Shows on Nov. 14, 15, 16 and 21, 22, 23.) For mature audiences. Tickets at Edison Box Office. Event details. Mallinckrodt Center, 6465 Forsyth Blvd. 63105, A.E. Hotchner Studio Theatre. 314-935-6543.

3 p.m. – Office of the Provost / Dept. of Music – The Choirs of Washington University.
“This Too Shall Pass.” Featuring Andre de Quadros, Distinguished Visiting Scholar and artistic director Nicole Aldrich. Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall.

Monday, November 24

Lectures, Readings and Talks

2 p.m. – Institute for Public Health / The Public Health Data and Training Center – Workshop.
“Crash Course: Working in SAS.” Event details. Danforth Campus, Olin Library, ARC Lab.

4 p.m. – Dept. of Physics – Condensed Matter/Materials and Biological Physics Seminar.
“How to Get Into That “Room at the Bottom” of DNA Analysis.” Sarbrina Leslie, McGill U., Canada. Event details. Compton Hall, Room 241.

6:30 p.m. – Sam Fox School / Graduate School of Art / Dept. of Art History & Archaeology / Graduate Student Speaker Series – Public Lecture Series.
“Current Problems in Visual Studies.” James Elkins, School of the Art Inst. of Chicago. Event details. Steinberg Hall Aud.

7 p.m. – Performing Arts Dept. – Informal, Open Conversation.
“How to Choreograph a Mass Shooting: A Conversation on Violence, Performance & Celebrity Culture,” with PAD professors David Marchant and Paige McGinley. Event details. The Lofts of Washington University, 6300 Enright Ave., Bldg. 3, Multipurpose Room.

Performances

8 p.m. – Dept. of Music – Jazz Combos Concert.
Event details. 560 Music Center, 560 Trinity Ave. 63130, Ballroom Theater.

Tuesday, November 25

Lectures, Readings and Talks

9 a.m. – Dept. of Psychiatry – Grand Rounds.
“The Foreshortened Future in Cancer.” Akinkunle Owoso, psychiatry. Event details. Wohl Clinic, Clopton Aud.

Noon – Dept. of Molecular Microbiology – Molecular Microbiology and Microbial Pathogenesis Seminar Series.
“Study of Vibrio Cholerae Lifecycle and Ways to Prevent Infection.” Andrew Camilli, Tufts U. Event details. McDonnell Medical Sciences Bldg., Cori Aud.

Noon – Knight ADRC Weekly Seminar Series.
“Factors Influencing LP Feasibility in Alzheimer Research.” Krista Moulder, neurology and assoc. dir., Knight ADRC. Event details. BJH South Bldg., 1st Fl., East Pavilion Aud.

Thursday, November 27

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.

Friday, November 28

Academic Calendar

Thanksgiving break, Nov. 27 – 30.



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Ongoing Events



Ongoing Exhibits


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.

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.