University Announces October Events

September 11, 2015

University Announces October Events

Through Oct. 9         Art exhibit: “(Im)Perfect Specimen: Photographs by Lisa Hinkle.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Through Dec. 11       Exhibit: “We Teach Wherever the Mails Reach,” the 125th Anniversary of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341 or email Michael.Knies@Scranton.edu.

 Oct. 2              5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “(Im)Perfect Specimens” featuring Lisa Hinkle, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception to follow. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.millerlanning@scranton.edu.

Oct. 6              5:30 p.m. Hoban Lecture “The U.S. Role in the World: Challenges and Responsibilities” by Senator George J. Mitchell, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader and author of “The Negotiator: A Memoir,” presented by the Schemel Forum and the Lackawanna Bar Association. Book signing to follow. Elm Park United Methodist Church. Free. Reservation requested. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 Oct. 8              6:30 p.m. President’s Business Council 14th Annual Awards Dinner honoring Francis J. Pearn ’83, P’16, managing director and chief administrative officer of global compliance at J.P. Morgan Chase 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. 9              noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Genomic Science, Politics and Race: Can They Coexist Comfortably?” presented by Jennifer Hochschild, Ph.D., Henry LaBame Jayne professor of Government and professor of African and African American studies, Harvard University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Oct. 11              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “What Makes It Great? The Music of Duke Ellington” featuring Rob Kapilow and Kyle Athayde Dance Party. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Oct. 13              7 p.m. Dorothy Day Commemoration documentary screening: “Dorothy Day: Don’t Call me a Saint.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6631 or email phillip.yevics@scranton.edu.

Oct. 14              7 p.m. Dorothy Day Commemoration documentary screening: “Dorothy Day: Don’t Call me a Saint.” Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University. Free. Call 570-961-4723, ext. 2413 or email southwick@marywood.edu.

Oct. 14              5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum, Panuska College of Professional Studies and WVIA-TV Collaborative Program: “Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth” presented by Avi Melamed, Israel-Middle East strategic intelligence analyst, fellow of Middle East security and affairs for the Eisenhower Institute, and author of “Inside the Middle East: Making Sense of the Most Dangerous and Complicated Region on Earth.” Book signing to follow. The Forum, Edward R. Leahy, Jr. Hall. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 Oct. 14             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “General Recital” featuring University of Scranton student musicians. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 Oct. 17            through Nov. 12       Art Exhibit: “Northeast Biennial Twenty Fifteen” juried by contemporary art dealer Hal Bromm. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Oct. 20            7 p.m. Lackawanna County Commissioner Candidate Debate, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and The University of Scranton’s Political Science Department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7431 or email jean.harris@scranton.edu.

Oct. 20            8:15 p.m. Scranton City Council Candidate Debate, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Lackawanna County and The University of Scranton’s Political Science Department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7431 or email jean.harris@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21             7:45 a.m. 14th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility “You’re Hired! Vocational Rehabilitation Works!” Speakers include Lauren Owens, president of TansCen. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21             noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Who Was the Greater American, George Washington or Abraham Lincoln?” presented by Morey Myers, Of Counsel at Myers, Brier & Kelly, LLP. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21               4:30 p.m. Town Hall Meeting by Rebecca Alexander, author of “Not Fade Away” in conjunction with the 14th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7819 or email rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu.

Oct. 21                7 p.m. Dorothy Day Commemoration Lecture: “Memories of My Grandmother, Prophet and Catholic Peace Activist” presented by Martha Hennessey. Latour Room, Nazareth Student Center, Marywood University. Free. Call 570-961-4723, ext. 2413 or email southwick@marywood.edu.

Oct. 22                7 p.m. Dorothy Day Commemoration Lecture: “Memories of My Grandmother, Prophet and Catholic Peace Activist” presented by Martha Hennessey. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6631 or email phillip.yevics@scranton.edu.

Oct. 25                 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. 25                 7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Adam Birnbaum, pianist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Oct. 28                5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum and The Commonwealth Medical College Collaborative Program: “Lessons from Our Most Vulnerable Patients: Why We Should Treat Without Prejudice” presented by Pedro J. Greer Jr., M.D., professor and founding chair of the Department of Humanities, Health and Society, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. First floor auditorium, The Commonwealth Medical College. Free. Reservation required. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays: Oct. 5, 12, 26 & Nov. 2, 9, 16                            6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “The Six Years That Defined the German Century” presented by Sean Brennan, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The University of Scranton. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Wednesdays: Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 & Nov. 4, 11                      6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Bernard Shaw and the Making of the Modern World” presented by John McInerney, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English literature, The University of Scranton and member and former officer in The International Shaw Society. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Thursdays: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29 & Nov. 5, 12                           5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Keep it Reel: New Directions in Non-Fiction Film” presented by Jamie Trnka, Ph.D., associate professor of world languages, The University of Scranton; and Andrew Oppenheimer, Ph.D., independent scholar. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

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