Fall 2017 Collaborative Programs

Thursday, October 26

The Schemel Forum in collaboration with the Office of Community
and Government Relations

Documentary Film, Citizen Jane

A film on the life and work of Scranton native, Jane Jacobs — who saved Greenwich Village from skyscrapers and highways and created a new mindset on livable cities.

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium, Room 228
Free Event, RSVP required



Thursday, November 16
The Schemel Forum in collaboration with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine 

Music & Medicine: George Gershwin
Richard Kogan, pianist and psychiatrist, will illuminate the presentation by performing brief selections of Gershwin’s music.
Dr. Richard Kogan, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College and Artistic Director, Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program

5:30 p.m., WVIA, 100 WVIA Way, Pittston
Reception to follow. Recommended contribution, $20 per person, RSVP required



Wednesday, November 29
The Schemel Forum in collaboration with 
The Lackawanna Historical Society

Embattled Freedom

Jim Remsen, journalist & author
The author recounts the history of a remarkable fugitive-slave settlement near Scranton and sheds light on the complex race relations of the era.

5:30 p.m. Weinberg Memorial Library, Heritage Room, 5th Floor

Lecture to be followed by a reception and book signing at the Lackawanna Historical Society.

Free Event, RSVP Required


Spring 2017 Collaborative Programs

Putin's Poker Game 
Jill Dougherty, Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
Watch the Lecture Here

The Odyssey by Homer: A History and Physical Exam
Harmar Brereton, MD
Watch the Lecture Here

To register for programs, contact:   
Kym Fetsko
Schemel Forum Coordinator
For more info on the Schemel Forum, contact:
Sondra Myers
Schemel Forum Director