University Announces November Events

10/10/2014

Through Nov. 26      Art exhibit: “Through the Lens: A Compassionate Look Back at Our Future,” photography by Linda Panetta, founder of optical realities. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

 

Through Nov. 21      Art exhibit: “Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowits.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 2             9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. Various locations on campus. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 4             7 p.m. Social Justice in the Information Society Speaker: “The Ethics of Information Access” presented by Johannes J. Britz, D.Phil., provost and vice chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Swarts Center, Marywood University. Free. Call 570-941-6793 or email george.aulisio@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 5             7 p.m. Hoban Lecture: “The Ukrainian-Russian Conflict and Global Security” by Yuriy Sergeyev, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 6             7 p.m. Conversations on Music Lecture Series: “Interactive Music: Blurring the Line between Audience and Artist” led by Anthony T. Marasco, professor. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4016 or email jospehine.dunn@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 6             noon  Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Inside the Hotel Rwanda: The Surprising True Story and Why it Matters Today” presented by Kerry Zukus, co-author of “Inside the Hotel Rwanda.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 6             7:30 p.m. The Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture: “From Vienna to Omaha Beach” presented by Edmund Rosenblum. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7956 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu.

           

Nov. 7             5 p.m. Gallery lecture: “Here and There: Paintings by Nina Davidowitz.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 10           noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “War and Peace: Current Issues” presented by Daniel Serwer, Ph.D., professor of conflict management and senior fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 10           7 p.m. Social Justice in the Information Society Speaker: “Privacy, Security, and Government Surveillance: WikiLeaks, Big Data and the ‘New Accountability’” presented by Adam D. Moore, Ph.D., associate professor, Information School and adjunct associate professor at the University of Washington. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6793 or email george.aulisio@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 11            7 p.m. “Symposium Sustainability: Sustainable Careers Panel Discussion.” Presented by the Office of Sustainability and the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6289 or email nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu)

 

Nov. 12           5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Lecture: “An Uncanny Era: The Underpinnings of Democratic Transformation in Eastern Europe” presented by Adam Michnik, cofounder of the Solidary Movement in Poland and editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza and Elzbieta Matynia, professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research, New York City. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 13-15      8 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday. Theatre: “Back to the ‘80’s!” presented by the Liva Arts Company. Elm Park Church. $12 general admission; $7 senior citizens; $5 University of Scranton students, faculty or staff. Call 570-941-7401 or email info@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 14           6:45 p.m. Ang Lee Film Series: Three Decades of Fearlessness, “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon.” Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 14-16, 21-23       8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Theatre: “The Pillowman” by Martin McDonagh, 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.

 

Nov. 16           7:30 p.m. “In Concert.” The University of Scranton Concert Band with guest soloist Wycliffe Gordon, trombone and trumpet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 19           7 p.m. International Film Series: “The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun” by director Djibril Diop Mambety. Discussion will follow showing the film from Senegal. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 21           7:30 p.m. “In Concert” The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 24           noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Great Learning Gap and Why We Must Do Something About It” presented by Judith Renyi, Ph.D., executive director, the mayor’s commission on literacy, Philadelphia. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

 

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