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.
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
Dr. Christopher Veniamin, a prominent Orthodox Patristics scholar, will give a public lecture at the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute on Tuesday, February 10 at 7:30pm, entitled "Theosis: The Orthodox Understanding of Salvation in St. Silouan the Athonite and Elder Sophrony of Essex." The evening will start at 6:00pm with the Divine Liturgy in the PAOI chapel, followed by dinner before the lecture begins at 7:30pm.
The history of Miriam, the prophetess who speaks enviously of her brother Moses, offers an intimate glimpse of the tensions between brother and sister, both leaders, both prophets. Midrashic material will illuminate this mysterious relationship.
Monday, April 27th, 2015. 9:00am. Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.
Please join us as for an informal panel discussion of the Jewish and Christian holiday calendars. Featuring: Rabbi Stephen Pearce, His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas, Sr. Barbara Green, and Dr. Deena Aranoff. Monday, March 30th, 2015. 12:30pm. HEDCO Room, 2565 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley CA 94709.
What is the role of religious traditions in the planetary crisis? Join scholars of different traditions in a symposium on this pressing topic. This conference will feature speakers including Michael Lerner, Marcia Falk, and scholars from throughout the GTU to discuss this issue.
Sunday, February 8th, 1:00pm. Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709.