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University of Scranton Announces March Events

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.

Mar. 2             5:30 p.m. Women’s Health Research Panel Discussion and Interactive Fair. Kane Forum, Leahy Hall. Free. Call 570-941-6174 or email danielle.arigo@scranton.edu.

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.

Mar. 5             3 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring Frederick Hohman, organist. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 8             noon. Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “The Making of Mass Incarceration in America” presented by Elizabeth Hinton, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of History and of African and African-American studies, Harvard University. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Mar. 8             7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “General Recital” featuring The University of Scranton Performance Music student musicians. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 20 through Apr. 21        Art Exhibit: “Where Do Ideas Come From? Sculpture by Lisa Fedon.” Hope Horn Gallery, Hyland Hall. Free during gallery hours. Call 570-941-4214 or email darlene.miller-lanning@scranton.edu.

Mar. 21            7 p.m. Latin American Film Festival: “Nise: Heart of Madness” Brazil. Pearn Auditorium, Brennan Hall. Free. Call 570-941-7778 or email yamile.silva@scranton.edu.

Mar. 24           5 p.m. Gallery Lecture: “Where Do Ideas Come From?” by Lisa Fedon, 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.

Mar. 24           7:30 p.m. Performance Music: “In Recital” featuring David Whitwell, bass trombone, and Carl Bolleia, piano and organ. Houlihan-McLean Center. Free. Call 570-941-7624 or email music@scranton.edu.

Mar. 25           7:30 a.m. Think Like a Writer Workshop for college students and educators sponsored by The Northeastern Pennsylvania Reading Association and the University’s Panuska College of Professional Studies. Leahy Hall. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or info@scranton.edu.

Mar. 29           noon Schemel Forum’s Munley Law World Affairs Luncheon Series: “Shared Paths, Divergent Courses: Zionism and Palestinian Nationalism, Part 2 The Israel-Palestine Conflict, 1949-1979” presented by David Myers, Ph.D., Sady and Ludwig Kahn Professor of Jewish History, UCLA, and Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., senior resident scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute, Washington, D.C. Rose Room, Brennan Hall. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Mar. 29           5:30 p.m. The Jay Nathan, Ph.D. Visiting Scholar Lecture Series: “India: Ancient, Culture, Democracy.” A panel discussion featuring Ambassador Riva Ganguly Das, consul general of India; Kadhambari Sridhar, dance student of Guru Malini Srinivasan, and Dr. Jay Nathan, tenured professor of management at St. John’s University. Moskovitz Theater, DeNaples Center. Free. Call 570-941-7816 or email kym.fetsko@scranton.edu.

Mar. 31            2 p.m. Violence Free Zone Workshop presented by the Jane Kopas Women’s Center. A workshop discussing forms of gender violence, rape culture, how to intervene and information on resources. Meeting Room 406, DeNaples Center. Registration required. Free. Call 570-941-6194 or email jkwc@scranton.edu.

Schemel Forum Courses

Wednesdays: Mar. 22, 29 and Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26        6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “The Romanov Dynasty 1613-1917” presented by Sean Brennan, Ph.D., associate professor of history, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.

Thursdays: Mar. 23, 30 and Apr. 6, 13, 20, 27           6 p.m. Schemel Forum Seminar Series: “What Spoke Zarathustra? Deciphering Friedrich Nietzsche’s Magnum Opus” presented by Matthew Meyer, Ph.D., associate professor of philosophy, The University of Scranton. Weinberg Memorial Library. Registration required. Fees vary. Call 570-941-6206 or email emily.brees@scranton.edu.