University of Scranton October Calendar of Events

09/18/13

Oct. 1           7:30 p.m. Henry George Lecture: “Life as a Laboratory: Using Field Experiments in Economics” by John List, Ph.D., of the University of Chicago. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4048. 


Oct. 2         8:30 a.m. “Real Rehabilitation Renaissance: Ignited by Inspiration & Innovation” 12th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility. DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7819 or email Rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu or Call 570-941-4308 or email lori.bruch@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 2         4:30 p.m. Handicap This! Stage Show presentation by Mike Berkson and Tim Wambach in conjunction with 2th annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Presentation is free. Call 570-941-7819 or email Rebecca.dalgin@scranton.edu. 

 

Oct. 2          7:30 p.m. In Recital: The University of Scranton Performance Music Students. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 3         5:30 p.m. Lecture: “Mapping New Territories: Musings on Museums and our Publics” by Marsha Semmel, director for strategic planning, Institute for Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C. Hope Horn Gallery. Free. Reservations requested. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 5             9 a.m. Diocese of Scranton Diocesan Congress “Charged with the Spirit.” Various locations on campus. $30. Call 570-207-2213.

 

Oct. 5          8 p.m. Observation Nights. New Moon Dark Skies Observation. Presented by The University of Scranton Astronomy Club. Lackawanna State Park (email astronomy@scranton.edu for additional directions). Free. For more information Email: Astronomy@scranton.edu.    

 

Oct. 12        7 p.m.  Schemel Forum Bus Trip to Bucks County includes visit to museums and lunch. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu. 

 

Oct. 18       noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon Series. “Israel, Palestine and Syria: The Changing Face of the Middle East” by David Meyers, Ph.D., professor of Jewish History, UCLA. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 18-20       Lilly Fellows Program National Conference “Faith and Academic Freedom in Civic Virtue.” Various locations on campus Fees vary. Registration required. Call 570-941-7401.

 

Oct. 19        7 p.m. Music Talk and concert. Pre-Concert Music-Talk with Loren Schoenberg, artistic director, National Jazz Museum in Harlem. 8 p.m. In Concert:  Wycliffe Gordon, acclaimed trombonist, performing with The University of Scranton Jazz Band. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 19  through Nov. 13    Exhibit: “Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen ” by David S. Rubin, Curator of Contemporary Art. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, 4th floor. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Oct. 19                        2 p.m. Progressive Opening for “Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall, 4th floor. Free. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Oct. 20            9:30 a.m. Open House for high school juniors and seniors. Various locations on campus. Free. Call 1-888-SCRANTON.

 

Oct. 23            6:30 p.m. “Holocaust Memory and Test of Time: Sustainable Remembering of a Relentless Past” presentation by Robert N. Kraft Ph.D. Hosted by the University’s Education for Justice Office. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4051 or visit www.scranton.edu/academics/provost/education-justice/.

 

Oct. 24            11:30 a.m. “All the World’s a Stage: Puppets and Modern Taiwanese Identity” lecture by Robin Ruizendaal Ph.D. Studio Theater, McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Call 570-941-7401.

 

Oct. 24            6 p.m. “A Sea of Puppets” performance by the Taiyuan Puppet Theater Company and exhibition of puppets and related artifacts. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7401.

 

Oct. 25            5:30 p.m. “A Sea of Puppets” performance and educational workshop by the Taiyuan Puppet Theater Company and exhibition of puppets and related artifacts. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-6312.

 

Oct.  25-27; Nov. 1-3             8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.  “We Won’t Pay, We Won’t Pay,” presented by The University of Scranton Players McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email players@scranton.edu. 

 

Oct. 28            noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon Series. “The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War” by Stephen Kinzer, visiting fellow, Brown University. Brennan Hall, Rose Room. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 29            7 p.m. “Symposium on Sustainability” includes panel discussion. Presented by the Office of Sustainability and the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Email nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu.

 

Oct. 30       7:30 p.m. Halloween Concert: The University of Scranton Jazz Band(with surprise guests). Houlihan McLean Center. Free if you are dressed in costume. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu



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