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  • Oct 28 – Jan 3, 2017
  • Olin Library, Ginkgo Room

As part of the curriculum development process for the course Segregation by Design, a team led by assistant professor Catalina Freixas and Mark Abbott of Harris-Stowe State University held a series of gatherings that focused on topics around the issue of segregation. These discussions among scholars and members of nonprofit organizations were recorded and later […]

  • December 14, 2016 • 1 PM – 5 PM
  • The Writing Center at Olin Library

  Final paper or project coming up? Come work on it during the Fall Write-In! Sponsored by The Writing Center and Washington University Libraries, the Write-In will take place on Wednesday, December 14 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on the first floor of Olin Library. Writing Center staff and research librarians will be on hand to […]

  • March 23, 2017 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • Olin Library, Room 142

  In Hymns for the Fallen, Todd Decker listens closely to 40 years of Hollywood combat films produced after Vietnam. Ever a noisy genre, post-Vietnam war films have deployed music and sound to place the audience in the midst of battle and to provoke reflection on the experience of combat. Considering landmark movies—such as Apocalypse Now, […]

  • Mar 31 – Apr 1, 2017
  • Touhill Performing Arts Center

Washington University Libraries is excited to announce its participation in “Freedom,” an innovative arts collaboration with the award-winning Modern American Dance Company (MADCO), the professional dance company in residence at the Touhill Performing Arts Center. MADCO is known for its high energy, athleticism, entertaining style and commitment to work that impacts artists, audiences and communities. […]