Events

All Washington Univerisity Libraries events are free and open to all unless otherwise indicated. All Libraries events will be virtual in the fall 2020 semester. Pre-registration is required.

  • November 11, 2020 • 7 PM – 8 PM
  • Zoom

Join Ignacio Infante, professor of comparative literature and literary translator, for a reading and discussion of his recent translation of Vicente Huidobro’s Sky-Quake: Tremor of Heaven (co-translated with Michael Leong) published recently in a trilingual edition with the original Spanish and French.

  • November 12, 2020 • 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Zoom

While miniature books are most definitely cute, they are also so much more than that. Join Cassie Brand, Washington University Libraries Curator of Rare Books, as she explores the miniature book collection of Julian Edison and why these books were made so small.

  • November 16, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Zoom

This workshop will give an overview of how to get up and running with ArcGIS Pro and is suitable for those who are entirely new to GIS.

  • November 17, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM
  • Zoom

This workshop is designed for those who are familiar with ArcGIS Desktop and want to transition to ArcGIS Pro.

  • November 18, 2020 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

In this introductory workshop, participants will learn how to use the tmap and dplyr packages in R to manipulate, perform spatial functions, and map spatial data.

  • November 19, 2020 • 2 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

This workshop will give an overview of Streetmap Premium which provides enriched street data for use in ArcGIS software. 

  • November 20, 2020 • 10 AM – 12 PM

During Geography Awareness Week, the Data Users Group welcomes a panel to examine social inequities in our society with a spatial lens. Our speakers will address housing, voting, racial violence, and ethical land use. Free and open to all. Panelists Include:   John Cruz Data Management Coordinator at Rise STL  John uses geospatial and census […]

  • November 20, 2020 • 12 PM – 2 PM

Quantum GIS is a free and open-source GIS software that is available on a variety of operating systems. This workshop will go over the basics of dealing with vector data.

  • December 2, 2020 • 3 PM – 4 PM
  • Zoom

Join us to discuss our December virtual book club selection, The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish.

  • December 9, 2020 • 7 PM – 8 PM
  • Zoom

Katja Perat, PhD student in comparative literature and member of the International Writers Track, will present her new novel The Masochist (translated from the Slovenian by Michael Biggins) in a virtual reading and discussion with Lynne Tatlock, chair of the Program in Comparative Literature.