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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

Lecture by Dr. Christopher Veniamin at PAOI

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:30pm

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. 

"Pragmatism…she widens the field of search for God”

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 5:00pm

A talk by Distinguished Professor Joan Richardson. 

Co-sponsored by CARE (GTU), the Swedenborgian House of Studies (GTU), and the Center for the Study of Religion (UC Berkeley)

Tuesday, February 10th, 5:00 PM—7:00 PM
370 Dwinelle Hall (Level G), UC Berkeley Campus

“Sing – now! – to God!' Miriam and Moses.” With Avivah Zornberg.

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:00am
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. 

Calendrical Convergence: Passover, Easter and the Sacred Season

Monday, March 30, 2015 - 12:30pm

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.

"Translation, Migration, Conversion: New Directions in Jewish Bible Translation and Beyond."

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 1:00pm to Monday, March 16, 2015 - 5:00pm

Sunday: Easton Hall, 2401 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709, 10:15am. 
Monday: GTU Dinner Board Room, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley CA 94709, 9:30am. 
 

Earthlings: Religion in an Age of Climate Change

Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 1:00pm

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. 

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