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  • February 21, 2019 • 12 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Room 142

As part of the A&S Faculty Book Celebration this panel will feature Caroline Levine, the Faculty Book Celebration speaker, along with Ila Sheren, Rachel Greenwald Smith, and Rebecca Wanzo. Ignacio Infante will moderate. More information here. Please RSVP to attend: cenhum@wustl.edu

  • February 21, 2019 • 4:45 PM – 6 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Special Collections Classroom

Please join us for “The Exhibit on Exiled Scholars at Washington University.” This exhibit and talk will take place at John M. Olin Library in the Julian Edison Department of Special Collections Classroom. Garth Reese, University Libraries’ head of curation for Special Collections, will talk about the books, CVs, and photos that will be on […]

  • February 28, 2019 • 4:30 PM – 6 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Level 1

Join Washington University Libraries as we celebrate the opening of three new book arts exhibitions. “Ken Botnick: Making Books by Hand” features works by Ken Botnick, Director of the Nancy Spirtas Kranzberg Studio for the Illustrated Book. Botnick’s work in graphic design and artists’ books create a colorful, eye-catching display in which viewers can explore […]

  • March 5, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • Knight Hall, Emerson Auditorium

As part of the University Libraries Faculty Book Talk Series, Holden Thorp, provost of Washington University in St. Louis, and Buck Goldstein, entrepreneur in residence at UNC-Chapel Hill, will discuss Our Higher Calling: Rebuilding the Partnership between America and Its Colleges and Universities (UNC Press). In the book, Thorp and Goldstein provide a timely assessment […]

  • March 20, 2019 • 3 PM – 7 PM
  • Kranzberg Art & Architecture Library

Help us create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women and feminist artists. Refreshments, caffeine, and moral support will be provided. All are welcome! No prior Wikipedia experience is necessary. More information here.

  • March 21, 2019 • 6 PM – 7:30 PM
  • Olin Library, Level 1

The exhibition explores the history, context, and theory of illustration in the United States from 1880-1980. The exhibit coincides with the symposium, Illustration Across Media: Nineteenth Century to Now, co-organized by the DMGHL and the Norman Rockwell Museum. Reception is free and open to the public. Find information about the symposium here.