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    Featured Event

    HIV/AIDS & Ministry: Past & Present

    Join CARe for a panel discussion presented in conjunction with our Spring 2019 exhibition, AFTER/LIFE, which features the work of Ed Aulerich-Sugai and Mark Mitchell. Both of these innovative and inspiring artists were affected by HIV/AIDS, leading to Ed's death in 1994.

    Our diverse group of accomplished panelists will discuss spirituality, ministry, and community in the days when AIDS was first recognized and in more recent times.

    Moderated by Dr. Bernard Schlager (Executive Director, CGLS), our panelists are: Bishop Yvette A. Flunder (City of Refuge UCC), Rabbi Jane Litman (Jewish...

    GTU Alumni and Faculty Books

    Nominate 2019 GTU Books for the $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize

    It's a new year, and time to nominate 2019 books written by GTU alumni or current faculty for the $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize. Find contest guidelines and online nomination form here. Nominations close the final Wednesday of April. 

    Democracy and Dialogue

    Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Peace

    “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Peace” is a year-long GTU consortial initiative exploring the connections between interreligious dialogue, spirituality, and civic engagement in our contemporary democracy. Get the latest updates about courses, public events, and news associated with this election-year effort. 

    Featured Event

    Playful Encounters of the Third Kind: How Science and Religion Dialog Intersects with Interfaith Advocacy

    Russell Family Fellowship in Religion and Science Forum with Adam Pryor, Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7pm

    Apply Now for Fall 2020

    Interreligious Chaplaincy Program

    The first of its kind, the GTU's Interreligious Chaplaincy Program equips professionals with the skills to offer spiritual care among diverse populations and in multireligious contexts. Discover how you can be part of the initial cohort of students in this program.

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    Hindu-Islamic Mysticism in Three Pioneers of Indian Neo-Tantric Art: S. H. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri

    Dr. Debashish Banerji, Haridas Chaudhuri Professor of Indian Philosophies and Cultures and Doshi Professor of Asian Art at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), will consider three pioneers of this first phase of modernist Indian Tantric painting, S. R. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri.

    Democracy and Dialogue

    Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Peace

    “Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Peace” is a year-long GTU consortial initiative exploring the connections between interreligious dialogue, spirituality, and civic engagement in our contemporary democracy. Get the latest updates about courses, public events, and news associated with this election-year effort. 

    Featured Event

    Playful Encounters of the Third Kind: How Science and Religion Dialog Intersects with Interfaith Advocacy

    Russell Family Fellowship in Religion and Science Forum with Adam Pryor, Thursday, March 5, 2020, 7pm

    Apply Now for Fall 2020

    Interreligious Chaplaincy Program

    The first of its kind, the GTU's Interreligious Chaplaincy Program equips professionals with the skills to offer spiritual care among diverse populations and in multireligious contexts. Discover how you can be part of the initial cohort of students in this program.

    Featured Event

    Hindu-Islamic Mysticism in Three Pioneers of Indian Neo-Tantric Art: S. H. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri

    Dr. Debashish Banerji, Haridas Chaudhuri Professor of Indian Philosophies and Cultures and Doshi Professor of Asian Art at the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS), will consider three pioneers of this first phase of modernist Indian Tantric painting, S. R. Raza, G. R. Santosh, and Sohan Qadri.

    Featured Event

    HIV/AIDS & Ministry: Past & Present

    Join CARe for a panel discussion presented in conjunction with our Spring 2019 exhibition, AFTER/LIFE, which features the work of Ed Aulerich-Sugai and Mark Mitchell. Both of these innovative and inspiring artists were affected by HIV/AIDS, leading to Ed's death in 1994.

    Our diverse group of accomplished panelists will discuss spirituality, ministry, and community in the days when AIDS was first recognized and in more recent times.

    Moderated by Dr. Bernard Schlager (Executive Director, CGLS), our panelists are: Bishop Yvette A. Flunder (City of Refuge UCC), Rabbi Jane Litman (Jewish...

    GTU Alumni and Faculty Books

    Nominate 2019 GTU Books for the $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize

    It's a new year, and time to nominate 2019 books written by GTU alumni or current faculty for the $10,000 Borsch-Rast Book Prize. Find contest guidelines and online nomination form here. Nominations close the final Wednesday of April. 

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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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Welcome Reception for PAOI Director

Join the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute (PAOI) for a reception welcoming PAOI's new director, Metropolitan Tarasios Anton.

PAOI
4:00pm to 6:00pm

Book of Kells and the Importance of Artistic Facsimile Sources

Learn about the Book of Kells and the importance of facsimile reproductions of primary texts for academic research with Dr. Kathryn Barush.

DSPT
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Doing Library Research from a Distance:

Are you away from the Bay Area, but want to do library research? Learn about options for accessing electronic sources and print near you.

Collaborative Learning Space, Flora Lamson Hewlett Library
10:00am