UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON OCTOBER CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Through October 8
Exhibit: Variations: Photographs by Carl Backlund, Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214.
Through October 25
Exhibit: Helen Suzman: Fighter for Human Rights. Suzman. Exhibit depicting the four decade political career of one of South Africa’s most vociferous opponents of apartheid. Fifth floor Heritage Room of Weinberg Memorial Library. Free during library hours. Call 941-6341.
October 1, 5:00 p.m.
Gallery Lecture: Variations: Photographs by Carl Backlund featuring Carl Backlund, Exhibiting Artist, with Darlene Miller-Lanning, Ph.D., director, Hope Horn Gallery. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 941-4214.
October 1-3, 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain adapted by Laura Eason, presented by The University of Scranton Players in conjunction with the city’s Scranton Reads: One City, One Book initiative. McDade Center for Performing Arts. Ticket prices vary. Call 941-4318.
October 2, 8:45 a.m.
Schemel Forum: University for a Day. Toics to be covered include discussions of slavery in the south, Confucian philosophy and professors in the community. DeNaples Center. Registration required. $25.00 fee. Call 941-7816.
October 4, Noon
Schemel Forum World Affair Briefings Luncheon Series: America Engaged in the World: Cultural Diplomacy Still Works! featuring Brent Glass, director, National Museum of American History. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required; fees vary. Call 941-7816.
October 6, 7:30 p.m.
In Recital, The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians, Houlihan Mc-Lean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.
October 7, 8:00 a.m.
Ninth Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disABILITY, Celebrate the Evolution: The ADA 20 Years. DeNaples Center. Pre-registration required. Call 941-4134 or 941-7936.
October 14, 7:00 p.m.
From Scranton to Iowa to Honduras, via New Orleans presented by John Donaghy, Ph.D. ‘70, sponsored by the Department of Latin American and Women's Studies and Alpha Sigma Nu. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 941-4392.
October 15, 3:00 p.m.
Panel discussion “The Church of Christ and Ecumenism 10 Years after Dominus Iesus: a Symposium on Christian Division and Reconciliation” sponsored by Education for Justice and the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Room 406, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4545 or email email@example.com.
October 15, 7:00 p.m.
Catholic Studies Lecture: “An Exchange of Gifts: Catholic-Orthodox and Catholic-Methodist Dialogue” by Monsignor Paul McPartlan, the Carl J. Peter Professor of Systematic Theology and Ecumenism at the Catholic University of America, sponsored by the Catholic Studies concentration. McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 941-4545 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
October 19, 10:00 a.m.
Lecture: “JFK, Obama and the Unspeakable” by author James Douglass sponsored by the University’s Education for Justice Program. Free. Pearn Auditorium of Brennan Hall. Call 941-4305.
October 22, Noon
Schemel Forum World Affair Briefings Luncheon Series: Are We Any Safer? A Mid-Term Evaluation of the United States’ Counterterrorism Strategy featuring Michael Greenberger, Law School Professor and Founder and Director of the Center for Health and Homeland Security, University of Maryland. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required; fees vary. Call 941-7816.
In Concert, The New York Trumpet ensemble, Mark Gould, director, with organist Frederick Hohman, presented by Performance Music at The University of Scranton. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 941-7624.
October 23 - November 21
Exhibit: NEPA Regional Art 2010 Exhibition, Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Progressive exhibit Oct. 23, 3-4 p.m. Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 941-4214. (Exhibit takes place concurrently at The AFA Gallery, Lackawanna Avenue, The Linder Gallery, Keystone College and The Suraci Gallery, Marywood University.)
October 24, 9:30 a.m.
The University of Scranton will hold an Open House for high school juniors and seniors, various campus locations. Call 1-888-SCRANTON.
October 27, Noon
Schemel Forum World Affair Briefings Luncheon Series: China Today: What We Need to Know featuring Goodwin Cooke, Professor Emeritus, International Studies, Maxwell School, Syracuse University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required; fees vary. Call 941-7816.
& Nov. 5-7, 8:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:00 p.m. Sunday
Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing, presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 941-4318.
October 30, 7:30 p.m.
In Concert, The University of Scranton Jazz Band, Houlihan-Mc-Lean Center. Free admission to those in costume. Call 941-7624.
Schemel Forum Seminar Series
October 18, 6:00 p.m.
Seminar: Transcendentalism, Pragmatism and Native American Thought presented by Daniel Haggerty, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy. Weinberg Memorial Library. Pre-registration required. Session fees vary. (Please note that there is no session on October 12.) Call 941-7816.