Submitted by communications on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 10:30am
The Islamophobia Studies Journal (ISJ), a bi-annual publication “that focuses on the critical analysis of Islamophobia and its multiple manifestations in our contemporary moment,” has published its first issue.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 1:12pm
At a September 17 event, GTU President James Donahue and CIS Director Munir Jiwa spoke against the violence perpetuated in Libya and Egypt, actions which spawned protests around the world, following the circulation of a 14-minute movie trailer maligning the Prophet Muhammad. They addressed a full-house alongside of Hatem Bazian, UC Berkeley and Zaytuna College; Zaid Shakir, Zaytuna College; and Hamza Yusuf Hanson, Zaytuna College. Hanson is also a doctoral student at the GTU. The panel was moderated by journalist Sandy Tolan.
Submitted by communications on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 5:08pm
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
The Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU wishes our Muslim colleagues, families and friends a blessed upcoming ‘Eid ul-Adha. As Muslims will be completing hajj, the pilgrimage to Mecca, next week, we commemorate our shared Abrahamic tradition and our common humanity. May this be a time of greater understanding, unity and peace.
We welcome you all to join us for an ‘Eid lunch from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm on Tuesday, October 30, in d’Autremont Dining Hall, Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 10/18/2012 - 11:38am
With few counterparts, the Center for Islamic Studies (CIS) offers graduate students and scholars, Muslim and those of other faith traditions, the opportunity to pursue the academic study of Islam, within the multireligious context of the GTU, where pluralism, dialogue and interreligious understanding are the basis of scholarship and service. It also provides a community for Muslim students throughout the consortium regardless of academic interests.
Submitted by communications on Thu, 10/11/2012 - 4:57pm
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
With gratitude, the Center for Islamic Studies invites you to join us in celebrating the past five years of the Center for Islamic Studies and looking ahead to many more! Hear from our faculty and students about our academics, programs, and events, and join us for light refreshments. All are welcome.
Wednesday, December 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
Easton Hall, Church Divinity School of the Pacific, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley