UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON SEPTEMBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS

08/17/10

August 31-October 25  
Exhibit: Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights. Suzman, over the course of a nearly four decade political career, was one of South Africa’s most vociferous opponents of apartheid. Fifth floor Heritage Room of Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.

September 5      8:30 p.m.  
The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble will perform at La Festa Italiana, Court House Square, Scranton. Free. Call 941-7624.

September 12-October 8  
Exhibit: Variations: Photographs by Carl Backlund, Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

September 13      6:00 p.m.  
Encounter with Taiwan: Celebration of Asian Culture series, film & photo exhibit. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6312.

September 15      5:30 p.m.
Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights exhibit lecture by Fran Buntman, assistant professor of sociology at George Washington University, sponsored by the Schemel Forum and the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Fifth floor Heritage Room of Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 941-6341.

September 17      6:00 p.m.  
Encounter with Taiwan: Celebration of Asian Culture series, film & photo exhibit. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6312.

September 19       5:00 p.m.  
In Concert, The Mendelssohn Piano Trio presented by The University of Scranton Provost’s Office, Performance Music and the Office of Equity and Diversity in celebration of Interdependence Day 2010. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

September 22       6:00 p.m.  
Encounter with Taiwan: Celebration of Asian Culture series, film & photo exhibit. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6312.

September 22       7:00 p.m.
University Reading Series poetry reading by Martha Serpas, Ph.D, Room 405, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7619

September 23       7:00 p.m.
Documentary Film: Veins in the Gulf (2010), a feature-length documentary produced, written, directed, shot and edited by Ted Hardin and Elizabeth Coffman that traces the history of the environmental crisis of southern Louisiana and the international impact of Cajun culture. Moscovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7619. 

September 24       7:00 p.m.  
In Concert, Francesc de Paula Soler, guitarist, presented by The University of Scranton Department of World Languages and Cultures. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Free. Call 941-7624.

September 25      7:30 p.m.  
In Concert, David Ostwald’s Gully Low Jazz Band presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free.Call 941-7624. 

September 24-26 & October 1-3      8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday;   2:00 p.m. Sunday
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Pending Royalties), adapted by Laura Eason, from the novel by Mark Twain, directed by Bob E. Gasper, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.  

September 29      noon  
Schemel Luncheon Series: The U.S. Iran Relationship Dilemma: The Hardcore of Iran’s Foreign Policy featuring Mehdi Khalaji, Senior Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy. Redington Hall. Registration required; fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Schemel Forum Seminar Series

Tuesdays, September 14-October 26     6:00 p.m.  
Seminar: The Absolutely Fabulous, Suspiciously Witty Work and Legacy of Jane Austen presented by Denise Fulbrook, Ph.D., adjunct professor English and theater at The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. (Please note that there is no session on October 12.) Call 941-7816.

Thursdays, September 16-October 28       6:00 p.m.  
Seminar: Michelangelo: The Artist, the Poet and His Times presented by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., associate professor of history at The University of Scranton. St. Thomas Hall.  Pre-registration required. Session fees vary.  (Please note that there is no session on October 14.)  Call 941-7816.


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Stan Zygmunt
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The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662