News and Updates from the Center for Islamic Studies
Center for Islamic Studies welcomes our new and returning students, instructors, and visiting scholars for the academic year 2016-2017. We are honored and grateful to have Dr. Kei Takahashi from Sophia University in Tokyo, Japan, as a visiting scholar in Islamic Studies this academic year, and are deeply grateful to our continuing scholars, Islamic Art Historian Carol Bier and Dr. Nargis Virani, who add significantly to the academic and public programs of the CIS/GTU.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 09/15/2016 - 10:21am
Three GTU doctoral students traveled to Philadelphia this week to participate in the 10th annual Asian Theological Summer Institute (ATSI), held at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia from May 31 – June 4, 2016.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/01/2016 - 2:33pm
Watch the live video stream of our two-day symposium celebrating the scholarship of Dr. Judith Berling and her 29 years of service as a faculty member and administrator with the GTU. Use the links below to view each session:
Remarks by Dr. Judith Berling GTU Commencement, Thursday, May 12, 2016
I want to join my voice in warmly congratulating you graduates on making it to this joyous day, and congratulating as well the spouses, partners, families, and friends who supported them along the way. Well done, all of you!!
Submitted by communications on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 2:56pm
On a beautiful Thursday afternoon in Berkeley, fifty-seven graduates were honored at the GTU's 2016 Commencement Exercises. This year’s commencement ceremony was held on May 12, at the Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary's Chapel of the Cross. Replay the live video stream of this year's commencement.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 05/18/2016 - 2:18pm
The Graduate Theological Union of Berkeley, California, has announced the hiring of Dr. Uriah Y. Kim as Dean and Vice President for Academic Affairs and John Dillenberger Professor of Biblical Studies. Dr. Kim will begin his service at the GTU in January 2017.
Submitted by communications on Wed, 05/04/2016 - 10:31am