"Open Doors" Exhibition

Denise Tomasura will showcase creative works in a variety of mediums, ranging from watercolor to photography, during a free public exhibition, titled "Open Doors," Nov. 9 - Dec. 18. Meet the Artist reception: Nov. 20, 6-8 p.m. King's College, Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center. Free. INFO: (570) 208-5900, ext. 5328. 

King's hosts Hunger for Justice Week

In observance of the plight of the homeless, hungry, afflicted, and those seeking social justice in the world, King's will present a series of programs in conjunction with the national annual Hunger for Justice Week, Nov. 15-21.

King's Shoval Center will host several events, including Empty Bowls, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, the Fast-a-thon for Syrian Refugees, and the 60-hour Homelessness Experience to raise awareness of social justice issues.

Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 7:00 p.m., Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business

Philosopher Dr. Derrick Darby will discuss the persistence of racism in the American education system, including student tracking and school discipline practices, during a free public lecture titled “Old Poison in New Bottles: How Racism Thrives in Integrated Schools and Why This Is a Problem of Justice,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 5, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lecture is sponsored by the McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.

Saving Your Life: When Scientific Reasoning & Moral Wisdom Turn Urgent

Date and place: Thursday, February 18, 7:00 p.m., Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business

Historian and philosopher of science Dr. Marvin Bolt will deliver two free public lectures on Thursday, Feb. 18, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. The lectures are sponsored by The McGowan Center for Ethics and Social Responsibility at King’s.

2016 Donald Grimes Lecture - Christian Antisemitism in Nazi Germany: A Deadly Combination

Date and place: Friday, February 5, 12:00 p.m., Postupak Room, McGowan School of Business

Historian Rev. Kevin Spicer, C.S.C., James J. Kenneally Distinguished Professor of History at Stonehill College, will discuss the intersection of Christianity and antisemitism in Nazi Germany during a lecture at noon on Friday, Feb. 5, in the Postpupak Room, at King’s College. The lecture is this year’s “Donald Grimes Lecture.”

2016 Bessette Lecture - 21st Century Genomic Medicine: What Care and for Whom?

Date and place: Tuesday, January 19, 7:00 p.m., Burke Auditorium, McGowan School of Business

Father Kevin FitzGerald, S.J., Dr. David Lauler Chair of Catholic Health Care Ethics in the Center for Clinical Bioethics, Georgetown University, will deliver the 2016 Saint André Bessette Lecture at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 19, in the Burke Auditorium at King’s College. 

Holiday Sale

Local vendors and crafters will showcase their holiday decorations (stockings, cookie jars, jewelry, etc.), and students clubs and organizations will sell poinsettias, raffle tickets, baked goods, and a variety of King’s apparel. Noon – 4 p.m. Toole Lobby, Sheehy Farmer Campus Center.

King’s Theatre performances of "The Illusion"

Time: 7:30 P.M.

King's Theatre Department will produce the area premiere of award-winning playwright Tony Kushner’s “The Illusion,” a witty adaption of Corneille’s comedy “L’Illusion Comique.” The fairytale centers on a dying father’s desperate search for his long-lost son.  George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building. Admission: $12; students/senior citizens, $5. INFO: (570) 208-5825.

King’s Theatre performances of "The Illusion"

King's Theatre Department will produce the area premiere of award-winning playwright Tony Kushner's "The Illusion," a witty adaption of Corneille's comedy "L'Illusion Comique." The fairytale centers on a dying father's desperate search for his long-lost son, 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12-14 and Nov. 19-21 and at 2 p.m. on Nov. 15, George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building. Admission: $12; students/senior citizens, $5. INFO: (570) 208-5825.

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