The Women’s Society of Washington University sponsors at least five lectures by distinguished Washington University in St. Louis faculty members on topics of current interest to members. These lectures are preceded by an informal reception and are free to WSWU members.
In addition, each spring WSWU invites a nationally-recognized woman to the university to speak at the Adele Chomeau Starbird lecture.
The Future of Cancer Care: Star Wars and Moonshots
Tuesday, September 26, at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. reception) – Umrath Lounge in Umrath Hall
Timothy J. Eberlein, MD
Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Distinguished Professor; Chairman, Department of Surgery;
Director, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center
The Art and Science of Frankenstein
Wednesday, October 18, at 6 p.m. (5:30 p.m. reception) – Umrath Lounge in Umrath Hall
Professor of Italian
The Immigration Debate in the United States
Wednesday, November 8, at 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. coffee)
Stephen H. Legomsky, John S. Lehmann Professor Emeritus in the School of Law
Ariela S. Schachter, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Chancellor’s Light Lunch and Lecture – The Obesity Epidemic – Could it be an Egg Issue?
Monday, January 8, at 11:30 a.m. (lunch follows)
Kelle H. Moley, MD
James Crane Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
When Health Matters Less: Re-thinking Health Improvement for Low-Income Populations
Thursday, February 15, at 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. coffee)
Matthew W. Kreuter
Eugene S. and Constance Kahn Family Professor
Hamilton and Broadway’s Hypermasculine Song-and-Dance Man
Wednesday, March 28, at 10 a.m. (9:30 a.m. coffee)
Todd R. Decker
Professor of Music
Annual Membership Meeting at 10 a.m.
Adèle Starbird Lecture at 11:30 a.m. (lunch follows)
Date and Speaker to be announced