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Reception for Naomi Seidman: March 16th, 1:00pm

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 1:00pm

The Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Union cordially invites you to a reception in honor of Naomi Seidman for twenty years of inspirational scholarship, teaching and leadership at the GTU. 

Please join us for the event on March 16th, 2015 at 1:00pm at the GTU Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA. We look forward to gathering Naomi’s students, colleagues, and close collaborators to celebrate her achievements. 

"Exploring Icons: From Veneration to Preservation" Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education is hosting this panel discussion.

5:00-7:00pm.     Light refreshments provided.

Panelists include:

·         His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Director, Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute

·         Dr. Rossitza Schroeder, CARE/PSR Assistant Professor of Art & Religion, and Doug Adams Gallery Guest Curator

·         Elisabeth Cornu, Art Conservator

Brown Bag Lunch Series: Invisibility = Death

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 12:00pm

Justin Tannis, Managing Director of the Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies in Religion & Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion, will lead an examination of three HIV+ artists, Juan Gonzalez, Albert Winn, and David Wojnarowicz and the ways in which their work embodies the efforts to make the suffering of those impacted by HIV/AIDS visible.  Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Avenue, Berkeley, CA 

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CIS Open House

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 11:30am

The Center for Islamic Studies invites colleagues, friends, supports, and community members to their Open House to meet fellow CIS students, professors, staff, and community members. Refreshments provided. 2452 Virginia Street, Berkeley CA 94709

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Tibetan Art Exhibition Opening

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 3:00pm

In Celebration of Tibetan Year 2142: Year of the Wood Sheep

Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Java: A Theological Immersion

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 5:15pm to 8:15pm

Muslim-Christian Dialogue in Java: A Theological Immersion

Presenters: Jesuit School of Theology Students

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Tuesday, March 3 at JST Building

5:15pm Prelude: Catholic Mass at JST Chapel

6:00pm Community Soup Supper

6:45pm-8:15pm Main Event: Student's Presentation and Q&A

This event is sponsored by the Jesuit School of Theology and GTU Asia Project

** Free and open to the public **

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.  

Jazz and the Geopolitics of Malcolm X

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 6:00pm

Lecture by Hisham Aidi, author of Rebel Music: Race, Empire and the New Muslim Youth Culture. Sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies.

Richard S. Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Rd., Berkeley

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International Women's Day Celebration: Advancements, Challenges and International Cooperation

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

The International House at UC Berkeley hosts this celebration and panel discussion focusing on women’s accomplishments as well as barriers to gender equality, moderated by Professor Minoo Moallem, UC Berkeley Gender & Women’s Studies Department. Panelists include Nathalie Delrue-McGuire, Consul General of Belgium; Cassie Doyle, Consul General of Canada; Ana Valenzuela, Consul General of El Salvador and Hilde Skorpen, Consul General of Norway.

“The Qur’an: With or Against the Bible?”

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 5:00pm

Islam & Authors Book Reading with Dr. Ejaz Naqvi, “The Qur’an: With or Against the Bible?”  Followed by Q&A.  Suggested donation: $10 Adults, $5 Students.  Co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies. Location: Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, 1433 Madison Street, Oakland, CA 94612

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