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Resources on Islam

Resources offering background on Islam, Muslims, Islamophobia, and Islamic Art as selected by the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, CA

Books

Islam the Straight Path by John Esposito
(A basic comprehensive overview of Islam)

Islamophobia & the End of Liberalism

Friday, April 21, 2017 (All day) to Sunday, April 23, 2017 (All day)

The 8th Annual Islamophobia Conference at UC Berkeley, cosponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies at the GTU.

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GTU Solidarity Statement

At the heart of its mission, the Graduate Theological Union (GTU) stands for respectful dialogue and ecumenical and interfaith engagement among Buddhists, Christians, Hindus, Jains, Jews, Muslims, Sikhs, and other local and global traditions. Studies at the GTU take place in the intercultural context of its many seminaries, centers, and religious communities; this rich diversity is essential to the insights and clarity that are hallmarks of GTU scholarship. The Graduate Theological Union stands with those who are threatened by the actions of the current U.S. administration, and we commit ourselves to resist and decry the violence being fomented in various sectors of our society. (Read more)

Containing the Rising Ride of Islamophobia: OPEN Silicon Valley Forum

Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 1:00pm

Anti-Islamic rhetoric is spreading across America like wildfire as fear-mongering tactics and crass statements by politicians continue to create an ominous climate at home for Muslim-Americans.

Unpacking Islamophobia: What Christians Should Know About Islam

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 7:45pm

In a climate of fear, misinformation, and generalization, how can we equip ourselves to speak and act in solidarity with our Muslim brothers and sisters? Dr. Jiwa from Center of Islamic Studies, GTU, and President and Dean Mark Richardson of CDSP will meet in conversation at CDSP to discuss the reality of Islam. This event will be available via livestream.

When: Thursday, March 3rd, 7:45pm
Where: Tucson Common Room, CDSP Campus, 2451 Ridge Road Berkeley CA 94709

Institutionalizing Islamophobia: Critiquing the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Framework and Emerging Programs

Friday, February 5, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, February 6, 2016 (All day)

 

The Center for Islamic Studies at Graduate Theological Union invites you to attend an important upcoming conference, Institutionalizing Islamophobia: Critiquing the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Framework and Emerging Programs.

Sixth Annual International Conference on the Study of Islamophobia

Thursday, April 23, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, April 26, 2015 (All day)

Hosted by the Center for Race and Gender at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union.

Location: UC Berkeley Law School

Schedule to be announced. For more information, visit the Center for Race and Gender's Islamophobia website.  

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