University Announces October Events

10/03/2014

Through Oct. 10       Art exhibit: “Object and Image: Sculptures and Prints by Herbert Simon. 1960-2014.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 1              7 p.m. Lecture: “Stories from Inside Prison.” Formerly incarcerated youth associated with Free Minds Book Club and Writing Workshop, Inc., share their life stories and poetry. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7498 or email mary.goldschmidt@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 2              6:45 p.m. International director Ang Lee Film Series: Three Decades of Fearlessness screening of “The Wedding Banquet.” PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 3 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.

 

Oct. 6              7 p.m. Lecture: “Latin America Through the Lens: A Compassionate Look Back at Our Future” featuring Linda Panetta, founder of optical realities. The DeNaples Center.  Free. Call 570-941-5904 or email paul.porter@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 7              noon  Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The World through Arab Eyes” presented by Shibley Telhami, Ph.D., professor, international relations and Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, University of Maryland. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 8              7:30 p.m. “In Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music students. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 9              6:30 p.m. President’s Business Council 13th Annual Awards Dinner honoring Ralph J. DiRuggiero with the President’s Medal. The Pierre, New York City. Proceeds from the dinner support the University’s Presidential Scholarship Endowment Fund. Tickets required. Call 570-941-5837 or email timothy.pryle@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 11                        7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum: Bus Trip to New York City includes admission to the 9/11 Memorial Museum. $70. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 18                        4 p.m. Book signing: Colum McCann, The 2014 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award recipient, 4th floor lobby, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 18                        5 p.m. The 2014 Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award reception honoring author and scholar Colum McCann, McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Tickets required, prices vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 18                        7:30 p.m. In concert: “Andrew Gonzalez and Friends” featuring Yurie Mitsuhashi, violin; Andrew Gonzalez, viola; Gi-Young Lee, cello; Christine Wu, piano. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 19                        9 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. Various locations on campus. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON or email admissions@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 21                        7 p.m. International Film Series: “Beauty and the Beast” by director Jean

Cocteau. Discussion will follow showing of the French film. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu

 

Oct. 22            7 p.m. Neighbor Night. Area residents have a chance to hear about university activities. Aula, Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 23            5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum: “The Arts of Healing” conversation presented by Paul Holdengraber, director of public programs at the New York Public Library and Rafael Campo, M.D., poet and author, practicing physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston. The Commonwealth Medical College. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6202 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 24            7:30 p.m. “In Recital” featuring organist Timothy E. Smith. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 27            noon  Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Magicians of the Earth, A Legendary Exhibition in Paris and its Global Implications” presented by Annie Cohen-Solal, Ph.D., cultural historian, writer and professor of American studies, Universite de Caen. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 27 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.

 

Oct. 29            7:45 a.m. 13th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility “Faith, Family and Future: Rehabilitation with Results, A Conference on Employment, Transition, and Independent Living.” Speakers include The Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D. president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 29            4:30 p.m. Lecture: “Writing with Grace, A Journey beyond Down Syndrome” by author Judy McFarlane in conjunction with the 13th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 30            7 p.m. The 29th Annual Fall Henry George Lecture: “What Do We Learn from Schumpeterian Growth Theory?” by Philippe Aghion, Ph.D., professor of economics, Harvard University. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4048 or email janice.mecadon@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 30            7:30 p.m. “In Concert” featuring The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble with guest soloists Peter and Will Reardon-Anderson, woodwinds. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

 

DATE CHANGE (the date of the Hoban Lecture has been changed from Oct. 16 TO NOV. 5 – The listing below has been revised to reflect the new date.)

Nov. 5             7 p.m. Hoban Lecture with Yuriy Sergeyev, Ukranian Ambassador to the United Nations, McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

 

Wednesdays, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; Nov. 5.      6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series “American Exceptionalism, Historically Speaking” by David Dzurec, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Mondays, Oct. 27; Nov. 3, 10, 17, and 24; Dec. 1.             6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series “One Hundred Years of Russian Foreign Relations” by Sean Brennan, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

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