King’s College Announces Upcoming February Activities

King’s College announces the following February calendar listings:

Through Feb. 16

“Perpetual” Art Exhibition

Artists Jeremy Petrachonis and Michael Delmonico will display a collection of artist works during a free public art exhibition, titled “Perpetual.” Now through Feb. 16. Meet the Artists reception: Jan. 19, 6-8 p. m. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College. Free.INFO:(570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.

Jan. 26, Feb. 23, and April 13

Campion Literary Society Writing Workshops

Workshops are hour-long, informal writing classes. Workshops are themed, free, and open to the public. 2 p. m., Jan. 26, Feb. 23, and April 13, King’s College, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, Room 117. Free.INFO:(570) 208-5900, ext. 5487.

Jan. 29

Saint Andre Bessette Lecture

Michael Gusmano, Research Scholar, The Hastings Center, and Associate Professor, School of Public Health at Rutgers University, will deliver the 2018 Saint André Bessette Lecture, titled “Health Reform in the

U. S.: Philosophical and Political Divisions,” 7 p. m., Jan. 29, King’s College, Burke Auditorium, William

G. McGowan School of Business. Free.INFO:(570) at 208-5900, ext. 5689.

Feb. 2, March 23, and April 20

Campion Literary Society Open Mic Night

Students, faculty, and members of

the community can share creative works, including poems, short stories, drama, and creative nonfiction, or perform music or comedy. 2 p. m., Feb. 2, March 23, and April 20, King’s College, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free.INFO:(570) 208-5900, ext. 5487

Feb. 26-March 23

“Eclectic Muses” Art Exhibition

M. Michele Geiser of Shavertown will display a variety of experimental and traditional nature and landscape photographs during the free public exhibition, titled “Eclectic Muses,” Feb. 26-March 23. Meet the Artist reception: March 9, 6-8 p. m. Widmann Gallery, Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College. Free.INFO:(570) 208-5900, ext. 5328.

Feb. 12

Science and Humanities Lecture Christina Zenner Peppard,

Associate Professor of Theology at Fordham University, will deliver the 2018 Science and Humanities Lecture titled, “The Shape of Ignorance: Science, Values, and Collective Responsibility in the Anthropocene,” 7 p. m., Feb. 12, King’s College, Burke Auditorium, William G. McGowan School of Business. Free.INFO:(570) at 208-5900, ext. 5689.

Feb. 14-17 at 7:30 pm., Feb. 18 at 2 p. m.

“Hamlet” by William Shakespeare

King’s Theatre will present its 68th annual Shakespeare production with arguably the Bard’s most famous tragedy, “Hamlet.” Returning home from college, Hamlet is thrust into a world of darkness, murder, and destruction as audiences explore age-old questions about what it means to reason, to feel, and to be human. Performances will be held at 7:30 p. m. on Feb. 14-17 and 2 p. m. on Feb. 18. High school matinee performances are available upon request, George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building, King’s College, Admission: $12 for general admission, $7 for senior citizens, and $5 for King’s alumni and non-King’s students.INFO:(570) 208-5825

Feb. 24-25

George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition

King’s College Theatre Dept. will host the George P. and Giovita Maffei Family High School Shakespeare Competition, Feb. 24-25, George P. Maffei II Theatre, Administration Building, North River Street. High school students will participate in acting competitions for cash prizes by presenting material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms. For competition guidelines or to request a registration packet, contact M. Sheileen Godwin, Chair, Dept. of Theatre at King’s College, at (570) 208-5377 or email sheileengodwin@kings.edu.