University Announces November Calendar of Events

10/12/11

Nov. 1 - 7 p.m. 
Fifth Annual East German Film Festival: “Berlin-Schönhauser Corner” directed by Gerhard Klein (1957) (Part of a three day East German Film Festival). Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 2 - 7 p.m.  
Fifth Annual East German Film Festival: “Carbide and Sorrel” directed by Frank Beyer (1963) (Part of a three day East German Film Festival). Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 2 - 7 p.m.
Lackawanna County Commissioner Candidate Debate co-sponsored by the Lackawanna County League of Women Voters and The University of Scranton Political Science Department.  Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4155.

Nov. 3 - 7 p.m. 
Fifth Annual East German Film Festival: “Her Third” directed by Egon Günther (1971) (Part of a three day East German Film Festival).  Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 3 - 10 a.m.  
Diversity Fair: “Move It! The Exploration of Human Rights Movements.”  McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6645.

Nov. 3 - 7 p.m.  
Diversity Fair Lecture: “What Would You Do?” presented by Emmy award winning journalist John Quiñones, ABC News correspondent, and host of Primetime: What Would You Do? Co-sponsored by the Northeastern Pennsylvania Diversity Education Consortium, The University of Scranton Office of Equity and Diversity and The University of Scranton Programming Board. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6645.

Nov. 4 - 5 p.m.  
Exhibit Lecture: “The Sherwin Series” presented by Joelle Dietrick, artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Public reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.

Nov. 4 - 7:30 p.m.
“In Concert” presented by the University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 6
Open House for high school juniors and seniors. Various campus locations. Call 1-888-SCRANTON.

Nov. 7 - 7 p.m.  
Chesterton Play presented by The University of Scranton history department. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7625.

Nov. 9 - 7:30 p.m. 
Henry George Lecture: “Why Nations Fail” by Daron Acemoglu, Ph.D., Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economic, M.I.T. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-7475.

Nov. 10 - 7:30 p.m. 
Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute Lecture: “From American Soldier to Nazi Slave Laborer” presented by author and businessman Robert R. Max, who escaped from a World War II prison camp. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-6309.

Nov. 10-13 - 8 p.m.  Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. 
The Liva Arts Company presents “Edges” by Pasek and Paul. Jefferson Auditorium, Leahy Hall. Fees vary. Call 941-7401.

Nov. 12 - 9 a.m. 
NEPA Natural Bodybuilding Competition benefiting the Stephanie Jallen Paralympic Fund. Byron Recreation Complex. Fees vary. Call 780-7111.

Nov. 12 - 3 p.m.
The Politics of Our Democracy Film Festival: “Gasland” by Josh Fox, winner of a special jury prize at the Sundance Film Festival. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7431.

Nov. 12 - 7:30 p.m.
“In Concert” The University of Scranton Symphonic Band. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 13 - 1 p.m.
The Politics of Democracy Film Festival: “Gerrymandering” by Jeff Reichert, co-founder and editor of Reverse Shot. Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free, Call 941-7431.

Nov. 13 - 4 p.m.
The Politics of Democracy Film Festival: “Uncounted: The New Math of American Elections” by Emmy award-winning director, David Earnhardt. Brennan Hall, Pearn Auditorium. Free. Call 941-7431.

Nov. 16 - 7 p.m.
Annual Harry Mullin, M.D. Lecture: “Ideal Money and the Motivation of Savings and Thrift” presented by Nobel Laureate John F. Nash Jr., Ph.D., Princeton University. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-5873.

Nov. 17 - 7 p.m. 
Lecture by author Moustafa Bayoumi: “How Does It Feel To Be a Problem?: Being Young, Arab, and Muslim in American Ten Years After 9/11.” Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7619.

Nov. 18 - 7:30 p.m. 
“In Recital” featuring Caleb Hudson, trumpet, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 20 - 7:30 p.m.
“Generations Sing!” 20th Anniversary Concert. The University of Scranton Concert Choir joins with The Catholic Choral Society and other regional choirs to perform a concert in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the “Generations Sing!” collaborations. St. Peter’s Cathedral, Wyoming Ave. at Linden St. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 28-Dec. 9
Exhibit: 26th Annual University of Scranton Juried Student Exhibition. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Schemel Forum Courses

Nov. 8 - 6 p.m. 
Seminar Series: The Man and the Times: Lincoln and the Civil War: “The Man and the Times.” Attorney Morey Myers and Dr. Kathryn Meier will moderate an informal discussion guided by the interests and insights of the group. 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