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Dr. Mia M. Mochizuki Receives CAA Publication Grant

Dr. Mia M. MochizukiDr. Mia M. Mochizuki, Assistant Professor and Thomas E. Bertelsen, Jr. Chair of Art History and Religion at the Graduate Theological Union and Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley is the recipient of a College Art Association (CAA) Publication Grant for her book, Netherlandish Image after Iconoclasm, 1566-1672 (Ashgate).  The CAA Publication Grant is a single award of $23,000 to a publisher for one book, either under contract or near contract, on a topic in art, art history, art theory or criticism, visual studies, or a related field; the book must make a significant original contribution to art scholarship and research.

Munir Jiwa, Director of New Center for Islamic Studies

Munir JiwaMunir Jiwa, director of the Center for Islamic Studies, and assistant professor of Islamic Studies, has a rich background in engaging difference. His research has addressed mass media portrayals of Islam and Muslims.

Jiwa was previously at the University of Toronto, where he was a Mellon postdoctoral fellow in the Department and Center for the Study of Religion. He holds a master’s degree in religion from Harvard and a doctorate in anthropology from Columbia University.

Scripture for the Eyes: The Dutch Text Painting

The 2006 Reading of the Sacred Texts, delivered on February 8
by Mia Mochizuki
Assistant Professor, Thomas E. Bertelsen, Jr. Chair of Art History and Religion
Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union

Photos from the event

2006 Reading of the Sacred Texts

In the Beginning Were Stories, Not Texts

The 2005 Reading of the Sacred Texts, delivered on February 16
by Choan-Seng Song
Professor of Theology and Asian Cultures
Pacific School of Religion

Interpreting the Constitution: Spirit or Structure

The 2004 Reading of the Sacred Texts, delivered on February 11

by John T. Noonan, Jr.
United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Robbins Professor Emeritus at Boalt School of Law at University of California, Berkeley

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