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Community Forum: Meet the Artists

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

Join us at the Doug Adams Gallery for a special program! Tour the exhibition, Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art, with six of the featured artists, guided by curator Carol Bier. After the tour, stay to mingle with the artists and enjoy the show. In co-sponsorship with Center for the Arts & Religion at the Graduate Theological Union.


Brown Bag Lunch Series

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 12:00pm

Brown Bag Lunch Series

Christopher J. Renz, O.P. Ph.D, Academic Dean, DSPT Travel -- Cathedral of Christ the Light Foundations of Catholic Liturgy (LSRA 1500 Fall 2016) ​

Presenter: Chris Renz (Spring 2016 CARe/GTU Arts Enrichment Grant Recipient) ​

Brown Bag Lunch Series: informal presentations by Graduate Theological Union students, faculty, and staff.

Located in CARe's Doug Adams Gallery. Bring your sack lunch! Hosted the first Friday of each month from 12-1pm.

Illustrated Lecture with Carol Bier

Monday, February 6, 2017 - 7:30pm

The Hillside Club (2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley) is hosting this illustrated lecture by CIS Visiting Scholar Carol Bier, curator of the exhibition, Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art, on display at the Doug Adams Gallery from January 31-May 26, 2017.  This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies and the Hillside Club.

WSR Reception to Honor New Female Faculty at GTU

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 5:00pm

Wednesday, February 8, 2017, 5:00-7:00 pm

Dinner Board Room (3rd floor of GTU library) 2400 Ridge Road

Solidarity in a Divided Time: A GTU Community Conversation

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 11:30am

All GTU Students, Faculty, and Staff are invited to participate in a community conversation on the theme of "Solidarity in a Divided Time." 

11:30am – 1:00pm, GTU Student Lounge, 2465 Le Conte Ave, 1st Floor

Light refreshments will be provided.

Solidarity in a Divided Time

Gallery Dialogues: Carol Bier and Judith Berling in Conversation on the Reverberating Echoes Exhibition

Sunday, February 12, 2017 - 2:00pm

Doug Adams Gallery, 2465 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley 

Carol Bier and Judith Berling in conversation on the Reverberating Echoes Exhibition

Scriptures and Revelation in the Abrahamic Traditions

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

In celebration of Interfaith Harmony week, please join CIS and CJS for an enlightening talk by Dr. Mahmoud Ayoub. 
GTU Library Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road Berkeley, CA 94709

Zaytuna College Lecture Series

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

Black History Month Lecture: "The "Negro" in Afro-Arabian Muslim Consciousness" by Dr. Abdullah Ali
Zaytuna College, 2401 Le Conte Ave, Berkeley, CA


Opening Reception for Reformation Exhibit

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

On Wednesday, February 15, at 6:00 pm, the GTU Library is hosting an opening reception for its spring exhibit commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The exhibition will highlight historical works by Martin Luther and his contemporaries, along with the ways Protestant anniversaries have been celebrated through the years. The exhibit cases will include a Luther Bible (1535 with hand colored prints) as well as early editions of works by Martin Luther, Philip Melanchthon, Jean Calvin, Johann Eck and others. The exhibit will run from February 13 through May 2017. 

ReIgnite Workshop at PSR

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:30am to Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 3:30pm

ReIGNITE:  A new program for those nearing retirement

CTNS Naming Event and Reception

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm

The Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences at the Graduate Theological Union is thrilled to host a special event on Thursday, February 16, celebrating a $2 Million pledge from renowned scientist Francisco J. Ayala. This generous gift will complete the $4M endowment of the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, which will be restyled The Francisco J. Ayala Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Dr. Ayala’s honor.

Womanist Biblical Interpretation as a Tool for a Liberative Ethic

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:00pm

Women’s Studies in Religion hosts a Brown Bag Lunch with Professor Yolanda Norton

February 17, 2017 - 1-2pm GTU Student Lounge (Le Conte Building)

Bring your lunch for an informal presentation and conversation hosted by Women’s Studies in Religion.

From Labor to Reward: An Evening with Rev. Dr. Martha C. Taylor at SFTS

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:00pm

Join author Rev. Dr. Martha C. Taylor – who has served as both SFTS and GTU adjunct professor -- for an evening at SFTS discussing her newest book, From Labor to Reward.

Designing Your Life Worth Living: A Conversation with Bill Burnett and Dave Evans

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 7:30pm

Dr. Amani Nuru-Jeter, Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Community Health Sciences at UC Berkeley will moderate a conversation between authors of the recently published best-seller, Designing Your Life, Bill Burnett, Executive Director of the Design Program at Stanford and Dave Evans, Co-founder, Life Design Lab and Lecturer, Stanford Design Program, Management Consultant and Co-founder of Electronic Arts.

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