University of Scranton March Calendar of Events

02/11//11

Through March 18            
Exhibit: An Ideal Subject: The Art of Jennie Brownscombe. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Through April 18           
Exhibit: The Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Collection, one of the most extensive collections of American ornamental penmanship from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.

March 1, 7 p.m. 
Tournées French Film Festival: Coco Avant Chanel, (Coco Before Chanel), presented by the World Languages and Cultures Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 2, 7 p.m. 
Tournées French Film Festival: Paris presented by the World Languages and Cultures Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 3, 7 p.m.
Tournées French Film Festival: Le Chant Des Marie, (The Wedding Song), presented by the World Languages and Cultures Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 4-6, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 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. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

March 4, 6:30 p.m.
Cuban Trio sponsored by the Latin American Studies concentration. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Free. Call 941-7447.

March 5, 8 a.m.
Third Biennial Conference on Women and History in NEPA featuring Linda Shopes, oral historian and former president of the Oral History Association. Pearn Auditorium and 5th floor, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Luncheon fee: $10. Call 941-4016.

March 7, 7 p.m.
Tournées French Film Festival: 35 Rhums, (35 Shots of Rum), presented by the World Languages and Cultures Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 8, noon 
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: The State of Gender Equality in the World Today featuring Mary Ellen McNish, president and CEO of The Hunger Project. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

March 8, 7 p.m.
Tournées French Film Festival: La Belle Personne, (The Beautiful Person), presented by the World Languages and Cultures Department. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4165.

March 9, 7:30 p.m. 
In Recital featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

March 13, 7:30 p.m. 
In Recital featuring Annamae Goldstein. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

March  15-16
PIAA District II Sportsmanship and The University of Scranton Bochicchio Sport Character Initiative Workshop: Schools Shaping the Culture of Sport. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 607-237-9263.

March 16, 7 p.m.
National Panel: Values, Character and Sport in the U.S.A. with John A. Walsh ’66, executive vice-president and executive editor, ESPN, John Skipper, senior vice-president, ESPN, Steve Vacendak, executive director, NC Beautiful, and moderator, Donnie Collins, sports writer, Scranton Times-Tribune. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Call 607-237-9263.

March 19, 4:30 p.m.
The 2011 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award book signing by Steve Berry. 4th floor, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7816.

March 19, 5  p.m.
The 2011 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award reception honoring Steve Berry. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Reservations required. Call 941-7816.

March 29, noon
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: Civil Liberties in the Age of Facebook. YouTube, and the Ubiquitous Social Networks featuring Judge Thomas I. Vanaskie, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Pre-registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

March 30, 4:30 p.m.
Tour of Asia: India Festival of Color, featuring dance, foods and a film presentation. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7715.

March 30, 7 p.m.
History of Salsa and Concert sponsored by the Latin American Studies concentration. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Free.  Call 941-7447.

March 31, 7 p.m. 
Education for Justice Teach-In on Peace and Reconciliation featuring keynote speaker Rajmohan Gandhi. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4051.

Schemel Forum Series

Wednesdays March 2-March 16, 5 p.m. 
Seminar Series: Politics and Prose: The Ends of Political Novels featuring Joseph Kraus, Ph.D., associate professor of English and theater, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required.  Session fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Wednesday March 30, 5 p.m. 
Seminar Series: Politics and Prose open discussion featuring William Rowe, Ph.D., professor of philosophy, and Joseph Kraus, Ph.D., associate professor of English and theater, The University of Scranton. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Thursdays March 17-April 14, 6 p.m. 
Seminar Series: The Bible as Book: The Physical Development of the Bible from Hebrew Scroll through Victorian Family Bible featuring Michael Knies, associate professor and special collections librarian, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. Call 941-7816.


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