University of Scranton November Calendar of Events

10/17/13

Through Nov. 13     

Art Exhibit “Northeastern Biennial Twenty Thirteen.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214.

 

Through Dec. 15       Pride, Passion, Promise: Celebrating the 125th Anniversary exhibit of photographs, documents and other materials about the University from 1888 to present. Heritage Room, Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 570-941-6341.

 

Nov. 1             6 p.m. Scranton First Fridays Exhibit of selected images of award-winning photojournalist Don Doll, S.J., whose work has been featured in National Geographic and eight “Day in the Life” books. Second and Third Floor of Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7401.

 

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. 

 

Nov. 3             9:30 a.m. Open House for prospective students and their families. Various locations on campus. Free. Call 888-SCRANTON.  

 

Nov. 6             5:30 p.m.  Academic Theatre and Schemel Forum collaborative program “Speaking of Broadway: A conversation between Douglas Carter Beane and Paul Holengraber.” McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Free. Reservations suggested. Call 570-941-7816 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 7             Noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon “Transformation” by Michael Edwards of the Civil Society and Social Transformation. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 7-10        8 p.m. Thursday though Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. “Godspell” presented by Liva Arts Company. Elm Park Church. $10 general admission; $5 University of Scranton students, faculty or staff. Call 570-941-7401

 

Nov. 9             7:30 p.m. In Recital: Andrew Gonzalez, viola, and Christine Wu, piano, presented by Performance Music. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 13           Noon. Schemel Forum Luncheon “Taiwan-The Wedge Issue in the U.S. China Relationship” by John Copper, Ph.D., professor of international studies, Rhodes College. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 14           5 p.m. Feminist Fair: Rethinking Work/Life Balance featuring interactive student displays. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-4075 or email sharon.meagher@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 14           5:30 p.m. Schemel Forum Collaborative Program “Engaged, Integrated, Global: Jesuit Education in the 21st Century” a lecture by Kevin P. Quinn, S.J., president of The University of Scranton. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Fees vary. Call 570-941-7816 or email Emily.brees@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 15            7 p.m. United Color Organization Fashion Show display of wardrobes and fashion from around the globe. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. $5 admission fee. Call 570-941-5904 or email paul.porter@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 15           7:30 p.m. In Concert: The University of Scranton String Orchestra presented by Performance Music. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 16           8 a.m. Ready to Run Northeast Pennsylvania. Day long conference prepares women who plan to seek office. Brennan Hall. $50 registration fee. Call 570-941-7520.

 

Nov. 21           8 p.m. Clothing Swap sponsored by Jane Kopas Women Center. Women’s men’s and children’s clothes, all sizes. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Must bring an item of clothing to participate. Call 570-941-6194.

 

Nov. 21           7:30 p.m.  The Weinberg Studies Institute lecture “The Menorah and the Cross: Jewish-Christian Relations in the Christian Roman Empire” by Steven Fine, Ph.D. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7956 or email marc.shapiro@scranton.edu  

 

Nov. 22          

3 p.m. Lecture by Edward Kravitz, Ph.D., neurobiology professor at Harvard Medical School, “Genetic manipulations in the fruit fly fight club: how do amine neurons work.” Room 133, Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-4324.

 

Nov. 24             7:30 p.m. In Concert: The University of Scranton Concert Band presented by Performance Music. Houlihan McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

 

Nov. 25    8 p.m.  Astronomy Observation of the Comet Ison. Meet at Atrium of Loyola Science Center. Free. Call 570-941-6289 or email Nicholas.truncale@scranton.edu.

 

 

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