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Scholarship Across Divides: Jewish and Islamic Studies in Conversation

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:30pm

Thursday, Dec 1 Reception 6:30 pm, Lecture 7:00-8:30 pm, GTU Library Dinner Boardroom, 2400 Ridge Road 

Art for Human Rights at BAMPFA

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 4:00pm

Please join CIS at BAMPFA to view works from Fernando Botero's Abu Gharib series, followed by reflections and discussions by Dr. Munir Jiwa.
Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA) | 2155 Center Street
Nov 11, 4-6 pm 

 

 

Perspectives on Jewish Art & Islamic Art

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:45pm

Magnes Museum, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94720


 

CIS News for November 2016

News and Updates from the GTU Center for Islamic Studies

Congratulations to GTU PhD candidate Waqas Sajjad who will be presenting a paper, titled, “The Ulama in Pakistan: Manufacturing History and Identity in British India” at a conference on “Inhabiting the Past: Memory and Politics in Twentieth-Century South Asia,” to be held on Nov 4, at the University of Chicago.

Sojourner Truth, Photography, and the Fight Against Slavery

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 4:00pm

Please join CIS at BAMPFA to view the exhibit, followed by informal reflections and discussion by Dr. Munir Jiwa.

CIS News for October 2016

News and Updates from the GTU Center for Islamic Studies

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam: 10.6.16 12:30pm

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 12:30pm

The Lunar Calendar in Judaism and Islam Thursday, Oct 6 12:30-2:00 PM GTU Library Dinner Boardroom 3rd Floor 2400 Ridge Road Please join us to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah & the Islamic New Year. This event will be led by Prof. Deena Aranoff and Prof. Abdullah Ali, and will provide an overview of the Lunar Calendar in both traditions, the convergence of Rosh Hashanah and the Islamic new year, and Yom Kippur and Ashura.

CIS News for September 2016

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.

Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and New Muslim Youth Culture

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 2:00pm

Center for Islamic Studies at GTU would like to invite you to attend a book reading with Hisham Aidi, author of Rebel Music: Race, Empire, and New Muslim Youth Culture.

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