University of Scranton March Calendar of Events

02/14/14

Through March 14   Exhibit: “Women for the Arts: selections from The University of Scranton Permanent Collection.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Through April 17     Exhibit: “The Mutiny on the Bounty: a 225-Year Voyage from Fiction to Fact” featuring selections from the Edward R. Leahy Collection. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341.

 

Through May 16       Art Exhibit: “TAG:  Works by Susan Scranton Dawson and You,” an interactive installation featuring nine large-scale composite photographs. Exhibit is part of the University’s 125th anniversary celebration. Free. Loyola Science Center. Call 570-941-4214.

 

March 1- 2 and March 7-9   8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “She Loves Me” by Joe Masteroff 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.

 

March 3         noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon: “Obama and the World in Historical Perspective” presented by Fredrik Logevall, Ph.D., John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, vice provost for international affairs, Cornell University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu.

 

March 4         7:30 p.m. International Women’s Day Lecture: “Yinyang: The Way of Ways” presented by Robin Wang, Ph.D., professor of philosophy and director of Asian Pacific Studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7643 or email ann.pang-white@scranton.edu.

March 5         7:30 p.m. “In Recital” featuring University of Scranton Performance Music students with a guest appearance by The North Pocono Steel Drum Project. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

March 8         7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “Steve Fidyk and Friends CD Release Concert.” Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 March 10       noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon: “The Emergence of Anti-Liberal Politics in Central Europe” presented by Jiri Pehe, director of NYU in Prague, political analyst, former chief political advisor of President Vaclav Havel. Mcllhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu. 

 March 11        11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Empty Place at the Table exhibit. DeNaples Center, room 405. Free. Contact Justine.johnson@scranton.edu or call 570-941-6194.

 

March 14       noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon: “Nasser’s Egypt & the Origins of the Arab Spring” presented by Jesse Ferris, Ph.D., vice president for strategy at the Israel Democracy Institute in Jerusalem. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu. 

 

March 24 through April 11  Art Exhibit: “Crossing Disciplines: Text and Image in the Work of J.M. Dunn.” Free during gallery hours. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Call 570-941-4214.

 

March 26       7 p.m. Women’s History Month Essay Celebration. DeNaples Center, room 405. Free. Contact Justine.johnson@scranton.edu or call 570-941-6194.

 

March 27       7 p.m. Performance Music: “The Ukes of S” appear with The North Pocono Steel Drum Project. North Pocono High School. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

March 28       9:30 a.m.  Computer Programming Contest for high school students. Loyola Science Center. Registration required. Call 570-941-4221.

 

March 28       7:30 p.m. “In Recital” with organist David Ball. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu. 

 

March 31       noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon: “An American in Paris: Straddling Two Educational Cultures” presented by Celeste Schenck, Ph.D., president of the American University in Paris. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees @scranton.edu. 

  

Schemel Forum Course:

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & April 7  5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Course: “World War 1: The Watershed Event of the Twentieth Century” presented by David Wenzel, former mayor of Scranton, and Sean Brennan, Ph.D., assistant professor of history, The University of Scranton. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Fees Vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

 


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Stan Zygmunt
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The University of Scranton
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