Books and Lectures Listings: Jan. 27 to Feb.3, 2017

January 26th, 2017 4:08 pm

THIS WEEK: Jan. 27 to Feb. 2, 2017

Writing Workshop, informal, themed writing sessions presented by the Campion Literary Society. Sheehy-Farmer Campus Center, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre. Noon on Jan. 27. Free. 570-208-5900, ext. 5487.

The Holocaust and Comparative Genocide Pedagogy, a presentation by students and guest professors held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race.” Followed by the documentary “An Interview with Bejamin B. Ferencz.” Room 218, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 5 p.m. Feb. 1. Free. 570-674-6400

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Wyoming County Reads, the annual book discussion series with selections “Out of Africa” by Isak Dinesen and “A River Runs Through It” by Norman Maclean. Tunkhannock Public Library, 220 W. Tioga St. 7 p.m. Feb. 1 and 15; and March 1. Movies based on the books will be shown at the Dietrich Theater, 60 E. Tioga St., Tunkhannock at 1 and 7 p.m. Feb. 8 and 22. Open to all. Free. 570-996-1500.

Deadly Euphemisms: A Philosophical Analysis of Nazi Medical Terminology, a presentation by assistant professor of philosophy Margot Wielgus. Room 218, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 5 p.m. Feb. 7. Free. Held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race.” 570-674-6400.

Do the Dying Deserve Compassion? The Ethics of Granting Access to Unapproved Drugs to the Terminally Ill, a talk by three professors from the Division of Medical Ethics at New York University. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. Held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race.” Free byt tickets required. 570-674-6719.

The Franklin Street Sleuths. The mystery book club discusses “The Unexpected Inheritance of Inspector Chopra” by Vaseem Khan. Osterhout Free Library, 71 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre. 6:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Light refreshments. 570-823-0156.

Masterpiece Theatre Book Discussion, using literature that has been adapted for the screen by the British TV series. First book in the program: “Ross Poldark” by Winston Graham. Wyoming Free Library, 358 Wyoming Ave. Feb. 18 at noon. Registration: 570-693-1364.

The Medical Professional and the Nazi Regime, a talk on Nazi medicine during World War II by history and government professor Thomas Hajkowski. Room 218, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. 7 p.m. Feb. 22. Free. Held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race.” 570-674-6400.

The Hippocratic Oath and Medical Research: Where’s the Line? A talk by Rabbi Roger Lerner of Temple B’nai B’rith in Kingston. Room 218, Insalaco Hall, Misericordia University, 301 Lake St., Dallas. Noon on March 1. Free. Held in conjunction with the ongoing exhibit “Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race.” 570-674-6400.


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