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University Announces November Events

The University of Scranton announces calendar of events for November 2017.
October 11, 2017

Through Nov. 17       Art Exhibit: “Here and There, Now and Then” by Helen Evanchik, exhibiting artist Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Through Dec. 8         Exhibit: “Scranton and World War I.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-7002 or email archives@scranton.edu.

Nov. 1             6 p.m. Scranton City Council Candidates Debate; 7:30 p.m. Scranton School Board Candidates Debate co-sponsored by The University of Scranton’s Political Science Department and the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County. The Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7431 or email jean.harris@scranton.edu.

Nov. 3-5 & Nov. 10-12           8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “Hannah & Martin” by Kate Fodor presented by The University of Scranton Players. Royal Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. $10 for adults and $7 for faculty, staff, students, and senior citizens. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

Nov. 4             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Sherrie Maricle and The DIVA Jazz Orchestra celebrating 25 Years of Swingin’ Around the World. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 5             9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. John Long Center. Registration required. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

Nov. 9             7:30 p.m. Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture: “The Theologies of Bruce Springsteen” presented by Professor Azzan Yadin-Israel, Rutgers University. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7401 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu.

Nov. 9-11         8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. “Little Shop of Horrors” presented by The Liva Arts Company. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. $10 general admission; $7 elders; $5 University of Scranton students, faculty, staff and children. Call 570-041-7401 or email caroline.hickey@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           11 a.m. Veterans Day inter-faith prayer service over a “Field of Flags.” Flag Pole Plaza and Founders Green. Free. Call 570-941-7669 or email info@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           Noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Scholarship, Service and Integrative Thinking: My Work in Biotechnology and Africa’s Economic Development” presented by Michael C. Fairbanks, chairman of the board, Silver Creek Medicines and Fellow at the Weatherhead Institute for International Affairs at Harvard University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           7 p.m. Veterans Day presentation: “Mindfulness Training: Stress Reduction Workshop,” sponsored by the University’s Veterans Club and the Veterans Advocacy Committee with a grant from Lockheed Martin, Inc. Veterans Lounge, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7669 or email info@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 14           Noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Foreign Policy in the Age of Trump” presented by Trudy Rubin, worldview columnist, The Philadelphia Inquirer. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Nov. 14           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Macario” Mexico 1960. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email jamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Nov. 16           4 p.m. Lecture: “White Space and the Iconic Ghetto” presented by Elijah Anderson, Ph.D., William K. Lanman Jr. Professor of Sociology, Yale University. Co-sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Equity, departments of Theology/Religious Studies and Sociology, Criminal Justice and Criminology, and The Jesuit Center. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4307 or email gretchen.vandyke@scranton.edu.

Nov. 16           5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and WVIA: “Music and Medicine: George Gershwin” presented by Richard Kogan, pianist and psychiatrist and Dr. Richard Kogan, clinical professor of psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director, Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program. WVIA, Pittston. Reservation required. $20. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Nov. 17           7:30 p.m. The 32nd Henry George Lecture: “The China Shock Economic and Political Consequences of China’s Rise for the United States” presented by David Autor, P.h.D., professor of economics, MIT. Ballroom, Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel. Free. Call 570-941-4048 or email janice.mecadon@scranton.edu.

Nov. 18           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Concert Band. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 20           Noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “History Matters: The Road to Cross-Cultural Understanding and Reconciliation” presented by Sami Adwan, Ph.D., professor of education, Hebron University, West Bank. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Nov. 29           5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum and The Lackawanna Historical Society: “Embattled Freedom” presented by Jim Remsen, journalist and author. Reception and book signing follows. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

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