University Announces October Calendar of Events

09/28/11

Through Oct. 7             Exhibit: Taiwan Sublime: Four Photography Masters’ Visions of the Treasure Island featuring the photography of Chi Po-lin, Liu Chen-hsiang Chen Chih-hsiung. The show is co-sponsored by the Taipei economic and Cultural Office, New York, N.Y., and the Asian Studies Program at The University of Scranton. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.


Sept. 30-Oct. 2            
The University of Scranton Family Weekend 2011. Various campus locations. Call 941-4222.

Sept. 30-Oct 2              8 p.m.  Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday  “Wait Until Dark” by Frederick Knott, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

Oct. 1             7:30 p.m.  “In Concert” The New York Trumpet Ensemble, Mark Gould, director. Aula, Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Oct. 4             noon  Schemel Luncheon Series: “Global Health Disparities: Past, Present and Future” presented by Raymond A. Smego, Jr., M.D., professor of medicine, infectious diseases and global health, The Commonwealth Medical College. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Oct. 5             8 a.m.  10th Annual Northeastern U.S. disAbility Conference: “Transition Planning In School, To Work, For Life.” DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Pre-registration required. Call 941-7819.

Oct. 6             6:30 p.m.  President’s Business Council 10th Annual Awards Dinner honoring Mary Beth Farrell with the President’s Medal. The Pierre, New York City.  Proceeds form the dinner support the University’s Presidential Scholarship Fund. Tickets required to attend. Call 941-5837.

Oct. 7             5 p.m.  Exhibit Lecture: Taiwan Sublime: Four Photography Masters’ Visions of the Treasure Island presented by Jeremy Hu, co-founder/curator, the Works Gallery, New York, N.Y. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.

 Oct. 11             6 p.m.  “A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, 1910-1965” series. Raconteur and cabaret artist Ricky Ritzel will present “The Genre and its Place in the History of American Music” in story and song sponsored by the Schemel Forum and Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free. Call 941-7816.

 Oct. 12             7:30 p.m.  “In Recital” The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians. Aula, Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

 Oct. 23             Open House for high school juniors and seniors. various campus locations. Call 1-888-SCRANTON.

 Oct. 24 through Nov. 18             Exhibit: “The Sherwin Series: Works by Joelle Dietrick” displays paintings, prints and animations that remix images of foreclosed homes and Sherwin-Williams 2007 Color Forecast paints. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.

Oct. 25             noon  Schemel Luncheon Series: “Leo Castelli, the First Global Gallerist” presented by Annie Cohen-Solal, Ph.D., visiting professor of art, New York University. Collegiate Hall, Redington Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

 Oct. 28-30 & Nov. 4-6             8 p.m.  Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday  “The Clean House” by Sarah Ruhl, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fee varies. Call 941-4318.

 Oct. 29             7:30 a.m.  The Schemel Forum bus trip “Discover Newark: Its Art, Its History, Its Future.”  Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

 Oct. 29             7:30 p.m.  “Halloween Concert” presented by The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free, if in costume. Call 941-7624.

Schemel Forum Courses

 Wednesdays, Oct. 5-Nov. 9             6 p.m.  Seminar Series: Nietzsche’s Influence on 20th Century American Political Thought: Left and Right presented by Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of philosophy, The University of Scranton.  Room 303, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required.  Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

 Tuesdays, Oct. 18-25             6 p.m.  Seminar Series: The Man and the Times: Lincoln and the Civil War: “The Impact of the Civil War on Lincoln’s Evolving Approach to Emancipation” presented by Kathryn S. Meier, Ph.D., assistant professor, department of history, The University of Scranton. Room 303, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.


Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662