University Announces November Calendar of Events

10/16/12

Through Nov. 16
Exhibit: “The Lackawanna Iron Furnaces of Scranton, Pennsylvania: History, Art, Heritage” featuring an exhibition of nineteenth-century paintings, drawings, maps, and photographs. This project is produced in partnership with the Lackawanna Historical Society and Anthracite Heritage Museum and Scranton Iron Furnaces. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.

Nov. 2, noon
Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Leo Castelli: The First Global Gallerist” presented by Annie Cohen Solal, former cultural counselor to the French embassy in the U.S. and professeur des Universities in France. McDonnell Room, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.           

Nov. 3, 7:30 p.m. 
“In Concert” presented by The University of Scranton Concert Band. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 4, 9:30 a.m.
Open House for high school juniors and seniors. Various locations on campus. Call 1-888-SCRANTON.

Nov. 6, 7 p.m. 
“Alle meine Mädchen” (“All My Girls,” 1979). Part of the sixth annual East German Film Festival: “Filming Women: Iris Gusner’s Portrayal of Work and Love.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 7, 7 p.m.
“Die Taube auf dem Dach” (“The Dove on the Roof,” 1973/2010). Part of the sixth annual East German Film Festival: “Filming Women: Iris Gusner’s Portrayal of Work and Love.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 8, 10 a.m. 
Diversity Fair V: “Unlearn” workshops and fair. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6645.

Nov. 8, noon
Schemel World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Vaclav Havel: Profile of a Hero” focusing on Havel’s impact as artist, intellectual, and ultimately president of the Czech Republic in the democratization of Eastern and Central Europe. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.

Nov. 8, 7 p.m.
“Wäre die Erde nicht rund” (“Were the Earth Not Round,” 1981). Part of the sixth annual East German Film Festival: “Filming Women: Iris Gusner’s Portrayal of Work and Love.” Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4014.

Nov. 8, 8 p.m.
Diversity Fair V: “Unlearn” evening event featuring Dean Obeidallah and Scott Blakeman “Stand Up for Peace” comedy show. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-6645.

Nov. 8-11, 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
The Liva Arts Company Performance “Urinetown.” Jefferson Auditorium, Leahy Hall. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-7401.

Nov. 9-11; 16-18, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday 
“Recent Tragic Events” written by Craig Wright, directed by Sheila Stasack, and presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.

Nov. 10, 9 a.m.
NEPA Natural Bodybuilding Competition benefitting the Stephanie Jallen Paralympics’ Fund. Byron Recreation Complex. Fees vary. Call 570-780-7111.

Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m.
Guest artist Victor Goines, saxophonist with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, performs with The University of Scranton Jazz Ensemble. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 15, 7 p.m.
Spanish Film Club Series. “Post Mortem” Chilean film directed by Pablo Larrain. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain, and its Program for Cultural Cooperation with United States’ Universities. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7448.

Nov. 15, 8 p.m.
Mullin Lecture by Roscoe O. Brady, M.D., senior investigator, neuroscience, National Institutes of Health. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Call 941-7401.

Nov. 16, 5 p.m.
Weinberg Memorial Library Wine Tasting benefitting the Weinberg Memorial Library 20th Anniversary Campaign and the Edward R. Leahy Jr. Clinic for the Uninsured. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Ticket prices: $20 in advance; $25 at door. Call 941-7618.

Nov. 16, 
7:30 p.m.
“In Concert” presented by The University of Scranton String Orchestra. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.

Nov. 16-18, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday 
“Recent Tragic Events” written by Craig Wright, directed by Sheila Stasack, and presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.



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