University Announces November Events

October 14, 2015

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.

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.

Nov. 1              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Jazz Band” with guest artist Aaron Diehl. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 3             6 p.m. Lecture: “History of the International Correspondence Schools of Scranton” presented by Professor William Conlogue of Marywood University. Heritage Room, fifth floor Weinberg Library. Call 570-941-6341 or email michael.knies@scranton.edu.

Nov. 3             7:30 p.m. Judaic Studies Lecture: “Reflections on Jewish-Muslim Relations in America” presented by Burton Visotzky, Appleman Professor of Midrash and Interreligious Studies, Jewish Theological Seminary. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7401 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu.

Nov. 4             7:30 p.m. The 30th Annual Fall Henry George Lecture. “The Internet and the News Media” presented by Susan Athey, Ph.D., The Economics of Technology Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4048 or email janice.mecadon@scranton.edu.

Nov. 5             noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Why Not Just Forget About the Middle East?” presented by Trudy Rubin, Worldview columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Nov. 6             7 p.m. Call to Care Leahy Community Health and Family Center Fashion Show to benefit the Leahy Clinic for the Uninsured. $5. Kane Forum of Leahy Hall. Call 570-941-6112 or email maria.vital@scranton.edu.

Nov. 6-8, 13-15           8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “The Baltimore Waltz” by Paula Vogel, presented by The University of Scranton Players. Royal Theater, McDade Center for the Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu.

Nov. 7             7:30 a.m. Schemel Forum Bus Trip: “What’s New in Old New York?”

Includes visiting the Whitney Museum of American Art; viewing The Humans, a play by Scranton-native Stephen Karam, presented by the Roundabout Theater Company. $100. RSVP by October 2. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 Nov. 8             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. 8             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Greg Zelek, organist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 10           7:30 p.m. “Fall Sustainability Symposium: Keynote and Panel Discussion, Pope Francis’s Laudato Si’ Encyclical, Climate Change a Call for Action.” Presented by the Office of Sustainability and the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7520 or email linda.walsh@scranton.edu.

 Nov. 11           5:30 p.m. Lecture: “An Artist’s Statement” presented by Virginia Grise, theatre artist and winner of the Yale drama prize for her play “blu,” will speak about making a life as an artist and read excerpts from her published and unpublished works. Reception will follow. Studio Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Call 570-941-4317 or email susan.mendez@scranton.edu.

Nov. 11           7 p.m. Lecture by Dr. T. Colin Campbell, professor emeritus of nutritional biochemistry at Cornell University and author of “The China Study.” McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-5874 or email paul.cutrufello@scranton.edu.

 Nov. 12           9 a.m. “From the Clinic to the Classroom: An Update on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Students with Special Needs.” Topics discussed Treatment of Child ren with Developmental Disorders: Science, Non-science, and Nonsense;” “What’s So Special About Genetics? Practical Implications of Genetic Diagnoses for Children with Special Needs;” and “Resources and Strategies for Children with Complex Communication Needs.” The Forum, Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall. Free. Registration required https://www.regonline.com/fromtheclinictotheclassroom. Call 570-941-6305.

Nov. 12           5:30 p.m. Public Talk: Andrew Hartman, Ph.D., Illinois State University. Free. The Forum, Edward R. Leahy Jr. Hall. Call 570-941-7116 or email adam.pratt@scranton.edu.

Nov. 14           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring University of Scranton concert band. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 17           7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival “Son of the Bride” Argentina, 2001. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4317 or email susan.mendez@scranton.edu

Nov. 16           12:30 p.m. International Education Week Presentation by students from Ecuador for area elementary and middle school students. McIlhenny Ballroom of the DeNaples Center. Call 570-941-4419 or email community@scranton.edu.

Nov. 18           noon  Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “When There Were Two Europes: Islam and Christendom” presented by David Levering Lewis, Ph.D., Julius Silver University Professor and professor of history emeritus, New York University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Nov. 18           7 p.m. International Film Series: “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” in Mandarin with English subtitles, directed by Arvin Chen. Discussion will follow. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 570-941-6330 or email sharon.finnerty@scranton.edu.

Nov. 18           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring University of Scranton string orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Nov. 22           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Generations Sing!” featuring University of Scranton concert choir with their hosts Catholic Choral Society and other guest choirs. St. Peter’s Cathedral. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

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