Graduate Theological Union

Events

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.

Sylvia Ludins Collection

Monday, June 20, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, September 15, 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 Sept 15th, 2016.

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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

Mercy: The Heart of Peace, An Interfaith Meeting of Prayer for Peace

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 5:45pm

Hosted by the Archdiocese of Oakland, Mercy: the Heart of Peace will embody the message that peace lies at the heart of religion, and that believers are called to be peacemakers and instruments of mercy. GTU President Riess Potterveld will be among those offering public prayers at the event, which features participants representing multiple faith traditions.

GTU Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 3:30pm

The GTU Dean’s Office invites all members of the GTU Consortial Community to a Welcome Reception on Wednesday, September 21st, 3:30pm in the GTU Student Lounge and Doug Adams Gallery (1st floor of the GTU building at 2465 LeConte Avenue)). At 4pm, there will be a brief program to introduce new faculty and visiting scholars. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

And Then I Killed Him: Soviet Jewish Veterans of World War II Speak of Encountering Perpetrators of the Holocaust,” with Anna Shternshis

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 12:45pm

Thursday, September 29th
“And then I killed him: Soviet Jewish Veterans of World War II Speak of Encountering Perpetrators of the Holocaust,” with Anna Shternshis  

12:45pm: Graduate Theological Union  | Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709

 

In the evening, Anna will be speaking at another event:

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.

The Past Is a Foreign Country: Poland Confronted with Holocaust History

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 5:00pm
Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 "The Past Is a Foreign Country: Poland Confronted with Holocaust History" with Dr. Ambrosewicz-Jacobs and Sven Erik-Rose Further details forthcoming. 5:00pm: Graduate Theological Union | Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709

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).