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    GTU and Wiley to Partner for Teaching Theology & Religion in 2020

    The GTU is partnering with John Wiley & Sons to begin overseeing publication of the journal Teaching Theology & Religion in 2020. Dr. Kyle Schiefelbein-Guererro of the GTU has been selected as the publication's new editor.

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    Madrasa-Midrasha: Aesthetics in Islam and Judaism

    Please join the Center for Jewish Studies and the Center for Islamic Studies for two fascinating lectures on aesthetics in Judaism and Islam.  Reception at 5pm.

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    GTU Students Discuss Their Work in Our Latest Webinar

    On February 21, the GTU hosted a twenty-minute webinar in which three current students--Matthew Hartman, Laura Dunn, and Myoung-Ho Sin--joined Assistant Director of Admissions Kelly Colwell to share briefly about their GTU experiences and their fields of study. Watch or listen to the recording  and hear from the people who REALLY know what it’s like to study at the GTU!

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    VIDEO: Watch Our MA Webinar

    On January 24, the GTU hosted a half-hour webinar about our MA program, including helpful tips and tricks about navigating the admissions process and funding your education. If you missed it, you can access the video and audio recordings now. 

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    CARe and Cal Performances Announce Partnership

    CARe and UC Berkeley's Cal Performances have established a new partnership to promote greater appreciation of the performing arts, beginning with enhanced programming supporting the March 3 performance of Akram Khan's XENOS. 

    GTU Voices

    Beneath the Tip of the Teaching Iceburg

    Doctoral student Sheryl Johnson reflects on her experiences as a teaching assistant at the GTU: "I am so grateful for the opportunities I have had to be a teaching assistant at the GTU. Being a TA is a profound, liminal space between being a student and being a professor."

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Insight is the e-newsletter of the GTU featuring news, upcoming events, and more. Read recent editions here, or sign-up to receive INSIGHT and other news from the GTU.

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Groundbreaking Religious Scholarship

The GTU is the most comprehensive center for the graduate study of religion in North America, bringing together scholars of the world’s great religions and wisdom traditions. Discover the more than twenty schools, centers, and affiliates that form this one-of-a-kind union.

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The GTU supports intensive scholarly inquiry and deep personal engagement with religious tradition and practice. Students pursue their interests within a diverse community composed of many smaller communities, in an atmosphere of multi-religious freedom, curiosity, respect, and dialogue.

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Religion Engages the World

Whether your studies involve interreligious topics or in-depth inquiry within a particular tradition, the GTU offers exceptional opportunities for critical and creative scholarship. Through four interdisciplinary departments and more than thirty specific concentrations, our master’s and doctoral programs invite innovative study of religion in a twenty-first century context.

Library Research from a Distance (online)

Are you away from your library but needing to research?

Online Event
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Careers in Libraries

Interested in careers in Academic Libraries and Theological Librarianship?

GTU Student Lounge
11:00am to 12:00pm

2019 Reading of the Sacred Texts Lecture

The GTU's annual Reading of the Sacred Texts Lecture, which will be given by dancer Carla DeSola.  Sr. Martha Kirk will introduce the speaker and moderate the Q & A at the end of the lecture.

Dinner Board Room, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library, 2400 Ridge Road, Berkeley