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Pearls on a String: Artists, Patrons, and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts

Sunday, February 28, 2016 (All day) to Sunday, May 8, 2016 (All day)

The Center for Islamic Studies would like to encourage you to attend an exciting exhibit at the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco February 25- May 8 entitled, Pearls on a String: Artists Patrons and Poets at the Great Islamic Courts.

The Forty Rules of Love: A Dramatic Reading by Hassan El Jai

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 7:00pm

Two, very different contemporary characters discover romance in a dramatic reading of best-selling novel The Forty Rules of Love by acclaimed Moroccan theater, voice, film, and TV performer and translator Hassan El Jai (recently performed at Form Mason in SF). Elif Shafak’s novel follows the lives of a Jewish-American housewife and a Sufi Muslim based in Amsterdam and the unlikely love they develop for each other. El Jai&r

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.

Artists, Aesthetics and the Natural World: Olivier Messiaen’s From the Canyons to the Stars

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 1:00pm

Prof. Kathryn Barush (Art History and Religion, GTU/JST) is participating in the panel on The Natural World, Immensity and Wonder as part of the upcoming symposium Artists, Aesthetics and the Natural World:  Olivier Messiaen’s From the Canyons to the Stars on January 30th.

CARe Exhibitions at the Doug Adams Gallery

At the Doug Adams Gallery, the GTU's Center for Arts & Religion (CARe) Gallery presents exhibitions that examine themes of religion and spirituality, broadly defined. Three exhibitions a year and related public programming offer opportunities for learning, reflection, and enjoyment for GTU students, and staff, as well as for the wider community.

Doug Adams Gallery
2465 Le Conte Avenue, Berkeley
Regular Hours: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 10am-3pm

Sacred Dance: Hula and Okinawan (Performance & Discussion)

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 1:30pm

The Center for the Arts, Religion and Education presents "Sacred Dance: Hula & Okinawan" featuring performance and discussion with Michael Pili Pang and Yukie Shiroma.

Where: CARE's Doug Adams Gallery, 1798 Scenic Ave., Berkeley

When: February 16, 1:30 - 3:00 pm

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