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GTU Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 3:30pm

All members of the GTU Consortium are encouraged to attend.  We are welcoming new MA and PhD students and introducing new GTU faculty.

Denniston Commons, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2451 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Women’s Studies in Religion Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 5:30pm

welcome flyerCome, have some food and meet faculty & students that are interested in Women's Studies. This is a family friendly event, so please bring your children. Women’s Studies isn’t just for women - so men interested please come!

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Constitution Day Observance at the GTU

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 12:30pm

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

The GTU and the member schools invite all interested persons to an educational program in commemoration of the signing of the United States Constitution in September 1787.

Round Table with Daijaku Kinst

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:00am

Kinst flyerDinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Hosted by the Women's Studies in Religion program

Domestic Dharma: Beyond Texts, Beyond Monasteries

Saturday, September 22, 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

IBS Numata Symposium - Domestic Dharma: Beyond Texts, Beyond Monasteries

Institute of Buddhist Studies Numata Symposium

Institute of Buddhist Studies Jodo Shin Center, 2140 Durant Avenue Berkeley

Exploring Gender Identities: Films from Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore

Monday, September 24, 2012 (All day) to Monday, October 1, 2012 (All day)

UC Berkeley - Center for Southeast Asia Studies' Parts of the Heart series, co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies

Institute of East Asian Studies (2223 Fulton, 6th Floor), Conference Room

Mini-film festival showing a selection of feature films and documentaries from Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia that look at LGBT issues from different perspectives.

cseas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-3609

Brown Bag Luncheon with the Director of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Ioan SaucaThe GTU President’s and Dean’s Offices invite you to a brown bag luncheon discussion to hear about the work of the Ecumenical Institute at Bossey near Geneva, Switzerland, a program of the World Council of Churches.

Public Forum with Knut-Willy Saether

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 7:00pm

Knut-Willy Sæther is Adjunct Professor in religious education at the Norwegian School of Leadership and Theology (Høyskolen for Ledelse og Teologi). His Ph.D. was in the area of philosophy of religion focused on the work of John Polkinghorne, and he currently serves as Associate Professor at the University College of Volda. Sæther is an experienced educator and has written on the relationship between theology and the natural sciences.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley

Empowering Muslim Voices in American Politics

Saturday, September 29, 2012 - 5:30pm

Islamic Scholarship Fund presents:

Empowering Muslim Voices in American Politics

Join ISF as we discuss the significance of education and the Muslim vote in civic engagement and community leadership in this election year.

 

Speakers:

  • Congressman Keith Ellison – U.S. House of Rep., Minnesota
  • Dr. Farid Senzai - Professor, Santa Clara University

 

Tickets:

Imaging Religion, October 1, 2012 - January 31, 2013

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 8:30am to Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 5:00am
The Graduate Theological Union Library invites you to an exhibition of visual and textual expressions that characterize religious beliefs. Included in the display are Orthodox icons; Catholic paintings, prints, and vestments; Protestant prints; Islamic and Buddhist calligraphy; Jewish scrolls; and printed material, statues and objects from these and other traditions. Of special note are works by contemporary artists Haji Noor Deen Mi Guang Jiang, Ron Nakasone, He Qi, Alfonso Castillo, Corita Kent, Angelica Vasquez Cruz, and Virginia and Louis Naranjo.

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