Graduate Theological Union

Events

Sylvia Ludins Collection

Monday, June 20, 2016 (All day) to Wednesday, August 31, 2016 (All day)

The works of Sylvia Ludins (1909-1965), an artist who last exhibited 70 years ago,  are on display in the library of the Graduate Theological Union. The exhibit will run through the end of August 2016.

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2016 Summer Foreign Language Courses at the GTU

Monday, July 11, 2016 (All day) to Friday, August 5, 2016 (All day)
The GTU offers intensive summer language courses in French, German, and Spanish, designed to prepare registered students for the modern foreign language exam. Taught by experienced language instructors, the courses focus on grammar, building vocabulary, and translation practice for three hours a day for four weeks. Each class culminates with a modern foreign language exam. Tuition is $650.
 

Crossing Realities: Shin Buddhim and Globalization

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 9:00am

In honor of the 50th Anniversary of Institute of Buddhist Studies incorporating as a seminary and graduate school, please join us for the 2016 Numata Symposium will be held on Friday, August 19, 2016. Leading scholars discuss the dynamic forces of globalization and the implications for Jodo Shinshu Buddhism in the 21st Century.

The Marriage Plot, with Naomi Seidman

Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is delighted to inform you about the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest work at two upcoming events sponsored by CJS. The first will be: 

Starr King Symposium: Our Songs Know Who We Are

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - 9:00am

The Fifth Annual Starr King Symposium, featuring Dr. Ysaye M. Barnwell

First Unitarian Church of Oakland
August 30, 2016, 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Shanti: A Journey of Peace

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

You are cordially invited to attend the upcoming performance of Shanti: A Journey of Peace, a spectacular multi-media musical production that fuses western choral and orchestral music with Indian musical and dance elements.

The Marriage Plot, a Conversation with Naomi Seidman

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 5:30pm

The GTU's Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies is hosting an event celebrating the publication of Dr. Naomi Seidman's long-awaited work, The Marriage Plot Or, How Jews Fell in Love with Love, and with Literature (Stanford University Press).  Dr. Seidman will be speaking about her latest book in conversation with Stanford University's Dr.

Phenomenology of Religious Experience Conference at PAOI

Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, November 5, 2016 (All day)

Phenomenology of Religious Experience is the topic of a conference in philosophy of religion that will be held on November 4-5, 2016, at the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute in Berkeley (a GTU Affiliate). The conference is divided into two main sections: theologies and philosophies of religious experience, and the descriptive psychology and phenomenological method, with examples and case studies (in people and texts).