University of Scranton February Calendar of Events

Jan 25, 2011

February 4 through March 8
Exhibit: An Ideal Subject: The Art of Jennie Brownscombe. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

February 4, 5:00 p.m.
Gallery Lecture: Jennie Brownscombe, Sally Talaga, executive director, Wayne County Historical Society. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception to follow: Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.

February 8, 7:00 p.m.
University’s Year of Rwanda Series Lecture: “Post Genocide Reconciliation” by Bishop John Rucyahana, the recently retired Anglican Bishop of Rwanda’s Shyira diocese and founder of the Mustard Seed Project. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6645.

February 12, 1:00 p.m.
Annual Northeast Pennsylvania Brain Bee sponsored by the neuroscience program at The University of Scranton and Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Call 941-7630.

February 13, 7:30 p.m.
Love Songs featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble with guest artist Loren Schoenberg. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

February 16, 7:00 p.m.
Education for Justice Lecture: The Voice of Witness presented by Carolyn Forché, award winning poet, essayist and human rights advocate. Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium. Free. Call 941-4051.

February 19, 7:30 a.m.
Schemel Forum New York City bus trip to the New York public library exhibit Three Faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. $50. Pre-registration required. Call 941-7816.

February 20, 7:30 p.m.
Third Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert featuring the Wycliffe Gordon Quintet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

February 21, 4:30 p.m.
“Abrahamic Faiths in Dialogue: Resources and Obstacles.” Panel discussion with representatives from Jewish Christian and Muslim faiths followed by a question and answer session. Fifth floor, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4546.

February 21, 7:30 p.m.
“In Love with Islam, Believing in Jesus,” lecture by Rev. Paolo Dall’Oglio, S.J., founder and director of a Catholic monastery in Syria with the primary spiritual vocation of pursuing Muslim-Christian peace and mutual understanding. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4546.

February 22, Noon
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Recentering the American Story: An Ode to Black History Month featuring Clement A. Price, professor of African American Studies and founding director of the Institute on Ethnicity, Culture and the Modern Experience, Rutgers University. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary.  Call 941-7816.

February 25-27 & March 4-6, 8:00 p.m.  Friday and Saturday; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
Speech & Debate by Stephen Karam, directed by Bob E. Gasper, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Also March 4-6. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays, Feb. 7, through March 14, 5:00 p.m.
Seminar Series: Italian Film Making: How it Influenced World Cinema featuring Joseph Rettura. Moskovitz Theater (film) and 405 (lecture following film), DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Wednesdays,  Feb. 9-Feb. 23, 5:00 p.m.
Seminar Series: Politics and Prose: The End of Politics? featuring William Rowe, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. Call 941-7816.

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