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University Announces March Events

The University of Scranton announces calendar of events for March 2018.
February 9, 2018

Through Mar. 9         Art Exhibit: “Berenice D’Vorzon: Works on Paper.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Through Apr. 23       Art Exhibit: “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email archives@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 1             5:30 p.m. Art Presentation: PUSH/PUSHBACK: The Guerilla Girls on Tour! “Where Do Ideas Come From?” featuring The Guerilla Girls. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Studies Program; the Department of World Languages and Cultures; the Jane Kopas Women’s Center; the Multicultural Center; the Art and Music Program; Schemel Forum; and the Hope Horn Gallery at The University of Scranton. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 1-4          8 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “The Moors” presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 3             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Marg Davis, harp, and Jon Shadle, trumpet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 5             noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Understanding the Americans Who Joined ISIS” presented by Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens, Ph.D., research director, program on extremism, George Washington University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 7             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “General Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music students. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 19           noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Shared Past, Divergent Courses: Zionism and Palestinian Nationalism, Part 3, The Israel-Palestinian Conflict, 1979-Present” presented by: David N. Myers, Ph.D., president/CEO of the Center for Jewish History and Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History, UCLA; and Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., senior resident scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute, Washington, D.C. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 20           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Orfeu Negro” Brazil 1959. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 22           6 p.m. Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association “Using Children’s Literature to Teach for Social Justice” presented by Debra Pellegrino, Ed.D., dean, Panuska College of Professional Studies, The University of Scranton. Room 227, Leahy Hall. Call 570-941-6305 or email diane.muniz@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 23           9 a.m. Computer Programming Contest for high school students. Loyola Science Center. Registration required. Call 570-941-7774 or email robert.mccloskey@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 24           9 a.m. Preview Day for accepted students to The University of Scranton’s class of 2022. Various locations on campus. Call 570-941-7540 or email admissions@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 25           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring The Mannes School of Music Brass Ensembles, Mark Gould, director with The University of Scranton Singers and organist Timothy E. Smith. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Mar. 27           6 p.m. Art Exhibit Reception: “Distinguished for Their Talents – Theatrical Portraits by Scranton Master Penman P. W. Costello, 1905-1930.” Thomas Costello, P. W. Costello’s great-grandson, will speak on Costello’s career and Michael Friedman, Ph.D., professor of English, The University of Scranton, will speak on Shakespearean performance at the turn of the 20th century. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-6341 or email archives@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

Wednesdays: Mar. 7, 21, 28 & Apr. 4, 11, 18                       6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “The Sixties: Making Sense of a Formative Era” presented by David Friedrichs, distinguished professor of sociology, criminal justice and criminology, The University of Scranton, and faculty members from other academic disciplines. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

 

Mondays: Mar. 19, 26 & Apr. 9, 16, 23, 30              6 p.m. Schemel Forum Evening Course: “The Habsburg Monarchy 1519-1918” presented by Sean Brennan, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email alicen.morrison@scranton.edu.

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