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Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Java: A Theological Immersion

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 5:15pm to 8:15pm

Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Java: A Theological Immersion

Presenters: Jesuit School of Theology Students

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Tuesday, March 3 at JST Building

5:15pm Prelude: Catholic Mass at JST Chapel

6:00pm Community Soup Supper

6:45pm-8:15pm Main Event: Student's Presentation and Q&A

This event is sponsored by the Jesuit School of Theology and GTU Asia Project

** Free and open to the public **

International Women's Day Celebration: Advancements, Challenges and International Cooperation

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

The International House at UC Berkeley hosts this celebration and panel discussion focusing on women’s accomplishments as well as barriers to gender equality, moderated by Professor Minoo Moallem, UC Berkeley Gender & Women’s Studies Department. Panelists include Nathalie Delrue-McGuire, Consul General of Belgium; Cassie Doyle, Consul General of Canada; Ana Valenzuela, Consul General of El Salvador and Hilde Skorpen, Consul General of Norway.

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Invisibility = Death

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 12:00pm

Justin Tannis, Managing Director of the Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies in Religion & Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, will lead an examination of three HIV+ artists, Juan Gonzalez, Albert Winn, and David Wojnarowicz and the ways in which their work embodies the efforts to make the suffering of those impacted by HIV/AIDS visible.  Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA 

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Life as Sacred Text: The Life and Times of a Tibetan Buddhist Monk

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 7:00pm

The GTU's 23rd Annual Reading of the Sacred Text event features a lecture by the Venerable Thepo Rinpoche, the 8th Thepo Tulku. The 7:00 pm lecture is preceded by a reception at 6:30.

Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Rd, Berkeley 

CIS Open House

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:30am

The Center for Islamic Studies invites colleagues, friends, supports, and community members to their Open House to meet fellow CIS students, professors, staff, and community members. Refreshments provided. 2452 Virginia Street, Berkeley CA 94709

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"Exploring Icons: From Veneration to Preservation" Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education is hosting this panel discussion.

5:00-7:00pm.     Light refreshments provided.

Panelists include:

·         His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Director, Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute

·         Dr. Rossitza Schroeder, CARE/PSR Assistant Professor of Art & Religion, and Doug Adams Gallery Guest Curator

·         Elisabeth Cornu, Art Conservator

“Thinking Through De-Colonization: Un-Reforming Islam and Contesting Eurocentric Epistemic Structures.”

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 7:00pm

Monday, April 13, 6PM Reception, 7PM Lecture

“Thinking Through De-Colonization: Un-Reforming Islam and Contesting Eurocentric Epistemic Structures.”  Tolson Lecture by Dr. Hatem Bazian.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies.  Location: Badé Museum, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709.

"Translation, Migration, Conversion: New Directions in Jewish Bible Translation and Beyond."

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 1:00pm to Monday, March 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

Sunday: Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709, 10:15am. 
Monday: GTU Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709, 9:30am. 
 

Reception for Naomi Seidman: March 16th, 1:00pm

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union cordially invites you to a reception in honor of Naomi Seidman for twenty years of inspirational scholarship, teaching and leadership at the GTU. 

Please join us for the event on March 16th, 2015 at 1:00pm at the GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA. We look forward to gathering Naomi’s students, colleagues, and close collaborators to celebrate her achievements. 

Calendrical Convergence: Passover, Easter and the Sacred Season

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

Please join us as for an informal panel discussion of the Jewish and Christian holiday calendars. Featuring: Rabbi Stephen Pearce,  His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Sr. Barbara Green, and Dr. Deena Aranoff. Monday, March 30th, 2015. 12:30pm. HEDCO Room, 2565 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709.

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