2021

Mars Was Once Warm, Wet, and Habitable

Thursday, September 23, 6 p.m.
Raymond Arvidson
James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor

Life is Demanding Without Understanding:
Seeing the Signs and Managing Stress

Tuesday, October 12, 10 a.m. 
Sarah Buday
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Washington University Pain Center

Making the World Over: Confronting Racism,
Misogyny, and Xenophobia in U.S. History

Thursday, November 11, 10 a.m. 
R. Marie Griffith
John C. Danforth Distinguished Professor in the Humanities and Director of the John C. Danforth Center on Religion and Politics

2022

Chancellor’s Lecture
Flatlining: Race, Work, and Health Care
in the New Economy

Tuesday, January 25, 11:30 a.m. 
Adia Wingfield
Vice Dean of Faculty Development and Diversity
Professor of Sociology and Mary Tileston Hemenway Professor of Arts & Sciences

Washington University and Slavery:
The First 50 Years

Tuesday, February 15, 10 a.m.
Geoff Ward
Professor of African & African American Studies
Faculty Affiliate in Sociology & American Culture Studies

Environmental Roundtable:
The Future of Sustainability

March 2022, 6 p.m. (Date TBD)
Phil Valko
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Sustainability

Adèle Starbird Lecture

Date and speaker TBD
Annual membership meeting at 10 a.m.
Adèle Starbird Lecture at 11:30 a.m.

Composing a Life: Women Inspiring Women

This annual event offers women undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to hear how five diverse women have defined success in their lives. Listen to each panelist’s story and learn how they have combined career, personal life, and other interests beyond graduation.