Founded in 1987 as the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education, the GTU's Center for Arts & Religion (CARe) promotes scholarship, reflection, and practice in the arts and religion to serve the Graduate Theological Union and to benefit the community. CARe aspires to be the arts center of the Graduate Theological Union, providing and coordinating opportunities in the visual arts, dance, theater, music, and literature for students, faculty, staff, and the community.
This performance featuring acclaimed Kathak dance artist Rina Mehta was recorded on April 10, 2015, at the Doug Adams Gallery at the Graduate Theological Union. The performance was presented in conjunction with the 2015 Surjit Singh Lecture on Comparative Religious Thought, and was sponsored by the GTU's Hindu Studies Initiative and the Center for Arts, Religion, and Education (CARE).
Submitted by communications on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:53pm
The Graduate Theological Union, along with the Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education and the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, invite you to join us for a discussion following the May 14, 2015 performance of the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Head of Passes, which is based in part on the Book of Job.
The discussion will occur in the Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s cafe following the performance and include a panel of experts, including:
A CARE brown bag lunch, featuring Dr. Munir Jiwa, CARE Fall 2014 Grant Recipient, who presents on the research he conducted on the representation and use of Islamic art/history in institutions from New York to Doha, the mobilization of aesthetic capital, and the cultivation of new museum subjects and publics. Institutions studied include the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha Qatar; Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; Metropolitan Museum of Islamic Art, New York; and Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Canada.