Graduate Theological Union


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.

GTU Students, Staff, and Faculty of Color Welcome Reception

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 4:30pm

Please join us for this opportunity to meet and greet students, staff, and faculty of color from across the GTU Consortium. Refreshments will be provided.

The event is hosted by the GTU Consortium Student Affairs Officers. For more information contact Kathleen Kook, GTU Dean of Students.

Where: Bade Museum, PSR, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley

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 James A. Noel Symposium: Black Religion, Materiality, and the Atlantic World

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 1:00pm

Please join friends, colleagues, and former students of the late Rev. Dr. James A. Noel, Ph.D. for an academic symposium discussing the four key issues of the African-American experience that shaped his work.

Annual Book Sale, September 30

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library's annual book sale will be held in Henry Mayo Newhall Plaza in front of the library from 10 am to 3 pm on Friday, September 30.

This year there is a remarkable selection of books for Masters of Divinity students.  Hard cover books are $2.00; paperbacks, $1.00. A few books may be priced slightly higher. Arrive early for the best selection.

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.

Asia Project Fall Forum: New Voices of Asia and Oceania

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 12:30pm

This forum will be a place where doctoral students present their work (dissertation or special COMPS) to fellow GTU students, faculty, and staff. The presentation will be 15 minutes-long for each presenter. Asia Project board envisions having 3 presenters for the forum that day. 

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. Jolanta Ambrosewicz-Jacobs and Dr. Sven Erik-Rose.

 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).

Distinguished Faculty Lecture

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 7:00pm
Dr. Elizabeth Liebert, Professor of Spiritual Life at San Francisco Theological Seminary (SFTS) will deliver the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecture.
“Academic Life and Scholarship as Spiritual Practice”