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"Following the Road of Fire": The Emergence of Teilhard de Chardin's Panchristic Mysticism during the First World War by Ursula King

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 7:00pm

Please join us for an exciting lecture about Teilhard de ChardinSixty years after the death of the great Jesuit paleontologist and theologian, Dr.

Mining the Collection: Finding Meaning in the Mess

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (All day) to Friday, August 28, 2015 (All day)

Please come enjoy, contemplate, and experience the interactions of this exciting collaborative exhibit. Judith Selby Lang and Richard Lang will contribute pieces from their collection, which bring attention to the problem of plastic pollution through colorful and sensitive artwork created from these plastic remnants. The Langs will also work with Badè Museum curators to explore & select pieces for display from the Museum's Iron Age Tell en-Nasbeh collection, from which we we have a legacy of pottery sherds and ceramic figurines.

CircumNavigators: Exhibit at Flora Lamson Hewlett Library

Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 5:00am

The Flora Lamson Hewlett Library will be hosting an art exhibit entitled CircumNavigators, by Christel Dillbohner and Danae Mattes from April 30 - September 30, 2015.
Please join us for a reception for the artists on April 30th, 6pm-8pm with a special event, "Interval at the Atrium" at 7pm.
Special thanks to the Jane Dillenberger Fine Arts Endowment for making this exhibition possible.

Location: GTU 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA
Open & Free to the Public during Library Hours
(510) 649-2500

Institute of Buddhist Studies Hosting 17th Biennial IASBS Conference

Thursday, August 6, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 9, 2015 (All day)

The Institute of Buddhist Studies is pleased to host the 17th Biennial meeting the International Association of Shin Buddhist Studies.

Registration is now open! Housing is provided at the Jodo Shinshu Center and the Berkeley Club.

Student Event: Student Advisory Committee Student Forum

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 12:30am

Please join the Student Advisory Committee, Dean Arthur Holder, and Dean Kathleen Kook for a conversation about the GTU Ph.D. program.
Please refer to the recent report emailed from Dean of Students, Kathleen Kook.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided!
Location: GTU Student Lounge, 2465 LeConte Avenue, Berkeley CA
Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm
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Asia Project Green Tea Conversation: Major Trends in Interreligious Dialogue

Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 12:00pm

Join in a Green Tea Conversation with Dr. Moses Punumaka. He will share his reflections on two international conferences in Melbourne & Seattle that addressed interreligious dialogue.
Please bring your lunch. Tea & snacks will be provided. Free & Open to the Public.
Location: Graduate Theological Union Library, Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA
Time: 12pm-1:30pm
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Trivia Night at the Museum: Art, Archaeology & Religion

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 5:30pm

Join us for an evening of pizza, draft beer, and trivia!

Bring your friends and build a team to win a prize! 

Location: Doug Adams Gallery
Time: 5:30pm-7:00pm
Free Admission!

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#BlackLivesMatter: The Spirit of Protest Discussion

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 9:00am

The BlackLivesMatter class at the Graduate Theological Union, sponsored by the American Baptist Seminary of the West, Pacific School of Religion & the Center for Social and Spiritual Transformation, invites the community to join them for a special class session.

Thinking Through De-Colonization: Un-Reforming Islam and Contesting Eurocentric Epistemic Structures

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 7:00pm

The Pacific School of Religion at the Graduate Theological Union will be hosting the second Tolson lecture of the semester by Dr. Hatem Bazian Monday, April 13, at the Badé Museum (Pacific School of Religion, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley, CA 94709). There will be a reception at 6PM, followed by the lecture at 7PM.  This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Islamic Studies.

Aesthetics and Politics of Exhibiting Muslim Artists in New York City

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 6:30pm

Lecture by Dr. Munir Jiwa, director of the Center for Islamic Studies 

Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center, 424 Santa Teresa Street, Stanford, CA 94305

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