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

Help us create and improve Wikipedia articles related to women and feminist artists. Pizza, caffeine, and moral support will be provided. All are welcome! This is a drop-in event, but try to stay for at least an hour if possible. 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.

  • April 4, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Room 142

Join us on Thursday, April 4, for a University Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series event with Caitlyn Collins, assistant professor of sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. She will discuss her new book, Making Motherhood Work: How Women Manage Careers and Caregiving (Princeton University Press). The talk will take place at 4:30 p.m. in […]

  • April 6, 2019 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Julian Edison Department of Special Collections

Come view amazing bindings from the University Libraries’ rare book collections that highlight historic Japanese binding structures. Attendees will learn three traditional Japanese stab-binding sewing patterns (four-eye, tortoiseshell and hemp leaf). They will then be able to choose their favorite sewing pattern of the workshop to create their very own fukuro-toji (pouch binding). Beginners are welcome and […]

  • April 18, 2019 • 4:30 PM
  • John M. Olin Library, Room 142

Join us on Thursday, April 18, as part of the University Libraries’ Faculty Book Talk Series, Rafia Zafar, professor of English, African and African American studies, and American culture studies at Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss her new book, Recipes for Respect: African American Meals and Meaning (University of Georgia). The talk will […]