University of Scranton October Calendar of Events

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. 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. 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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