Spring 2018 Collaborative Programs

Thursday, March 1

The Schemel Forum in collaboration with the Department of Latin American and Women’s Studies; the Department of World Languages and Cultures; the Jane Kopas Women’s Center; the Multicultural Center; the Art and Music Program, and the Hope Horn Gallery at the University of Scranton.

Push/ Pushback: The Guerrilla Girls On Tour! 

"Where Do Ideas Come From?"

Guerrilla Girls On Tour! are feminist/activists/artists dedicated to creating performance and visual work which addresses the current state of women in the arts and beyond. They tour the world with work aimed to educate, entertain and ultimately transform audiences into activist/artists themselves.

5:30 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.; The University of Scranton, Loyola Science Center, Room 133
Free Event, RSVP required


Tuesday, April 10


The Schemel Forum in collaboration with The University of Scranton Department of History

Czechoslovak Exile to the U.S. after 1948

Martin Nekola, Ph.D., Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

5:30 p.m., The University of Scranton, The DeNaples Ballroom, 4th Floor
Reception to follow. Free Event, RSVP required

Tuesday, May 1

The Schemel Forum in collaboration with the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library

Bricklayer Bill: The Untold Story of the Workingman's Boston Marathon

Lawrence W. Kennedy, P.h.D, Professor of History, The University of Scranton

The book, published in 2017, recounts the story of the 1917 Boston Marathon winner who became a sports hero of the 1920s and 30s. Bill Kennedy's experiences, from riding the rails to surviving accidents and backbreaking work, illuminate the working-class culture of marathon running long before it became a professional sport. 


5:30 p.m. Weinberg Memorial Library, Heritage Room, 5th Floor
Lecture to be followed by a reception and book signing.
Free Event, RSVP Required


Fall 2017 Collaborative Program

Embattled Freedom 
Jim Remsen, journalist & author
Watch the Lecture Here

To register for programs, contact:   
Alicen Morrison
Schemel Forum Assistant
For more info on the Schemel Forum, contact:
Sondra Myers
Schemel Forum Director