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University of Scranton February Events

Feb. 3 through Mar. 3            Art Exhibit: “Raku Fiber Fusion: Sculptural Vessels by Ellen Silberlicht.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Feb. 3              5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Raku Fiber Fusion” by Ellen Silberlicht, exhibiting artist. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Reception follows at the Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Feb. 4              1 p.m. Northeast Pennsylvania Brain Bee sponsored by the Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton. Snow date Feb. 11. PNC Auditorium, Loyola Science Center. Free. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-4324 or email robert.waldeck@scranton.edu.

Feb. 4              7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Concert” featuring Jon-Erik Kellso and the EarRegulars. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Feb. 10             noon Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The People Formerly Known as Audience” presented by Jay Rosen, Ph.D., associate professor of journalism, New York University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Feb. 17             noon Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Greatest Question That Has Ever Been Presented to the American People” presented by Stephen Kinzer, senior fellow in international and public affairs, Brown University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Feb. 18             10 a.m. “Ignite Student Leadership Conference.” Leadership development program open to Northeast Pennsylvania college students.  McIlhenny Ballroom, DeNaples Center. $25 fee for non-University students includes program materials, refreshments and lunch. Pre-registration required. Call 570-941-6233 or visit www.scranton.edu/leadership.

Feb. 19             7:30 p.m. “9th Annual Gene Yevich Memorial Concert” featuring The Wycliffe Gordon Quintet. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Feb. 21             7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Wild Tales” Argentina. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Feb. 24            noon Schemel Forum World Affairs Luncheon Series: “New York Cultural Capital 1945-1965” presented by Annie Cohen-Solal, Ph.D., cultural historian, writer and professor of American studies, Université de Caen. Kane Forum, Edward Leahy Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Feb. 24-26 & Mar. 3-5            8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Performance: “Miss Julie” by August Strindberg presented by The University of Scranton Players. McDade Center for Literary and Performing Arts. Fees vary. Call 570-941-4318 or email uofsplayers@gmail.com.

Schemel Forum Courses

Mondays: Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 & Mar. 6, 13      6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “Contemporary Catholicism: Controversies, Complexities and Consolations” presented by Richard Malloy, S.J., The University of Scranton chaplain. Room 305, Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.