University Announces March Calendar of Events
Through March 15
Exhibit: “Soaring Gardens Artists’ Retreat: The First Ten Years.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.
Through April 14
Exhibit: “Penmen, Artists and Educators: 125 Years of the Zaner-Bloser Penmanship Company.” Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.
March 3, 7:30 p.m.
“In Recital.” University of Scranton Performance Music featuring organist David Ball. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624
March 5, noon.
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: “War and Peace: Current Issues” presented by Daniel Serwer, scholar, Middle East Institute and Professor of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University. The DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.
March 7, 7:30 p.m.
Lecture: University’s Weinberg Judaic Studies Institute: “Just Strange Enough: Jews, American Popular Culture and the Politics of Identity” presented by Matt Sienkiewicz, Ph.D., Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker and assistant professor of communications at Boston College. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-7956.
March 8, Noon to 8 p.m.
International Women’s Day Film Festival. Three films will be shown celebrating and creating awareness of the experiences of women in different cultures. Sponsored by the Jane Kopas Women’s Center. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-6194.
March 8-10; 15-17 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
“Language of Angels” written by Naomi Iizuka, directed by Jose Zayas, and presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.
March 19, 7 p.m.
Spanish Film Club Series: “Even The Rain.” Depicted as a film within a film, the movie was nominated as Spain’s entry for the 2011 Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. 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.
March 21, noon.
Schemel Forum Luncheon Series: “Mid-Century Modern: Designs for Living” presented by Gregory K. Hunt, FAIA, founding dean of the School of Architecture, Marywood University, and former dean of the School of Architecture at Catholic University. The DeNaples Center, McIlhenny Ballroom. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 941-7816.
Schemel Forum Courses
March 5 through April 30 6
“Religious Pluralism: Problem or Promise? The Case of Christianity and Islam.” Instructed by Christian S. Krokus, Ph.D., assistant professor, theology/religious studies, The University of Scranton. Course explores ways that thinkers and believers of different religions understand one another historically and currently. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees Vary. Call 941-7916.
March 14 through April 25. 6
“Georgia O’Keeffe.” Instructed by Josephine Dunn, Ph.D., professor of Art History, The University of Scranton. Course explores the life of an American master, steeped in the modernist tradition, who sees and paints the world in a unique way. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees Vary. Call 941-7916.
March 20 through April 24. 5:30
“The Vietnam War: As Seen in Film and Literature.” Course offers commentary on the war from various perspectives in film and literature. Instructors are David Wetzel, former Mayor of Scranton and Daniel V. Fraustino, Ph.D., professor of English, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees Vary. Call 941-7916.