University Announces March Events

February 12, 2015

March 2         Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Causes and Resolutions of National and Ethnic Conflicts: A Global Review” presented by Brendan O’Leary, Ph.D., Lauder Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

March 5-8     8 p.m.  Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Theatre: “God’s Ear” by Jenny Schwartz; directed by Jose Zayas and 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.

March 6         7 p.m. Ang Lee Film Series: Three Decades of Fearlessness, “The Life of Pi.” Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

March 10       5 p.m. 20th Anniversary of the 14th Decree on the Status of Women. Event examines the impact of the document and includes remarks by University of Scranton President Kevin P. Quinn, S.J. and Fairfield University President Jeffrey P. von Arx, S.J. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

March 11        Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Arab Spring: Why Did It Happen and Where Is It Headed?” presented by Philip Khoury, Ph.D., associate provost, Ford International Professor of History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

March 11        7:30 p.m. Performance Music: Recital featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music students. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

March 18       Noon. Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “De-Coding Putin” presented by Jill Dougherty, public policy fellow at The Woodrow Wilson International Center for scholars, Washington, D.C. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

March 22       7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring organist Christopher Johnson. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

March 25       7 p.m. International Film Series: “Shadow Magic” by director Ann Hu. Discussion will follow showing of the Chinese film. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu.

March 26       11 a.m. Empty Place at the Table exhibit. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email justine.johnson@scranton.edu.

March 28        9 a.m. Preview Day for accepted students to the University’s class of 2019. Various locations on campus. Call 570-941-7540 or email eileen.siock@scranton.edu.

March 28-29  3 p.m. International Conference on Asian Studies: Taiwan and China in Global Context. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free conference presentations; fees for lunch and dinners. Registration preferred. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

March 28       7:30 p.m. Performance: Taipei Folk Dance Theatre presented in conjunction with the International Conference on Asian Studies. Sette LaVerghetta Center for Performing Arts, Marywood University. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email asianstudies@scranton.edu.

March 29       7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” a combined concert featuring The Manhattan School of Music Brass Orchestra and The University of Scranton Singers. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Schemel Forum Courses:

Tuesdays March 17, 24, 31; April 7, 14, 21            6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “The Book of Kells and its World 600-900 CE” presented by Michael Knies, special collections librarian/associate professor, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu

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