The Royden B. Davis, S. J., Award

You are cordially invited to attend
The Royden B. Davis, S. J.,
Distinguished Author Award Presentation
honoring
Colum McCann
 on October 18, 2014

Colum McCann

  • * $ 60 per person
  •    $ 25 per student
  • * $ 55 for Friends members & Schemel Forum members
  •    $ 20 per Student Friends member

Colum McCann was born in Ireland in 1965. He is the author of six novels and two collections of stories. He has been the recipient of many international honours, including the National Book Award, the International Dublin Impac Prize, a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government, election to the Irish arts academy, several European awards, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, and an Oscar nomination. His work has been published in over 35 languages. He lives in New York with his wife, Allison, and their three children. He teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College.

 

 

For additional information, contact Kym Fetsko at
570-941-7816 or kym.fetsko@scranton.edu


20th Anniversary Celebration
and
Distinguished Author Award Presentation Schedule

Schedule of Events
Saturday, September 7, 2013

4:00 pm -5:00 p.m. 
Book Signing
4th Floor Reception Area, DeNaples Center
5:00 p.m.
Meet the Author Reception
Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, Light Dinner Fare, Desserts
DeNaples Center Ballroom
6:30 p-8:30 p.m.:
The Royden B. Davis, S.J., Distinguished Author Award Presentation
DeNaples Center Ballroom
Toastmaster  …………………………………………………………Msgr. Joseph G. Quinn, J.D., J.C.L.
                                                                                    Vice-President, University Mission & Ministry, Fordham University
Invocation ………………………………………………………….. Daniel R. Sweeney, S.J.,
                                                                            Assistant Professor, Political Science Department
                                                                                                          The University of Scranton
Welcome …………………………………………………………… Kevin P. Quinn, S.J.
                                                                                  President, The University of Scranton
Remarks ……………………………………………………………… Charles E. Kratz
                                                                               Dean of the Library & Information Literacy
Introduction of Colum McCann....................................................... Sondra Myers
                                                                     Senior Fellow for International, Civic and Cultural Projects & Director
                                                                     of the Schemel Forum at The University of Scranton
Presentation of Distinguished Author Award …………………..... Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D.
                                                                               Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
                                                                                                        The University of Scranton
                                                                                                   
Reading & Comments on TransAtlantic …………........................ Colum McCann
Closing Remarks ………………………………………………….... Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D.
                                                                             Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
                                                                                                        The University of Scranton

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author Honorarium in honor of Judith L. Weinberger