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From Bat-Mitzvah to the Bar: How Religion Shapes Women's Educational Aspirations and Attainment
Co-sponsored Event
October 17, 2019 / 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Social Science Matrix, UC Berkeley CA

An RSVP is requested. Ilana Horowitz, doctoral student in Sociology of Education and Education & Jewish Studies at Stanford University and an Institute of Education Sciences Fellow. It is well known that educational attainment in the United States is stratified based on race, class, and gender. But many people are surprised to learn that educational […]

Sanskrit Reading Workshop
Co-sponsored Event
October 04, 2019 - October 05, 2019 / All Day
341 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley California

Professor Alexis Sanderson, Emeritus Professor of Sanskrit, Oxford University. This two-day workshop will offer Sanskrit scholars across the Bay Area the opportunity to engage deeply with Mīmāṃsā, the preeminent school of Indian hermeneutics, while thinking more broadly about the state of philology in the field of South Asian Studies. Organized by Lisa Brooks, Kashi Gomez, […]

Tarrying with the Irreparable: Trauma and Kader Attia's Arts of Repair
Co-sponsored Event
September 20, 2019 / 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Geballe Room, UC Berkeley CA

This workshop is conceived in conversation with Algerian-French artist Kader Attia, and in relation to his exhibition on view at BAMPFA. It will engage with many primary themes of Attia’s work, reflecting on trauma and loss, war, colonization, madness and possession, the dead and ghostly, and, the contemporary, virtual form of haunting. It takes its point […]

Hatred Old and New: The Roots and Resurgence of Antisemitism
Co-sponsored Event
September 17, 2019 / 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, Berkeley CA

Note: An RSVP for this event is requested. Panelists: Robert Braun, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology. Expertise: Jewish-Christian relationships in the Low Countries John Efron, Koret Professor, Department of History.Expertise: Cultural and social history of German Jewry Ethan Katz, Associate Professor, Department of History.Expertise: Jewish-Muslim relations and the Jews of modern France and its empire […]

Religion and Reproductive Health Care in 2019
Co-sponsored Event
September 05, 2019 / 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Maude Fife Room, UC Berkeley CA

Bishops and Bodies: Religion and Reproductive Health Care in 2019 Panelists: Amy Littlefield (Rewire.News), Arthurine Zakama (UCSF), Karen Scott (UCSF), Lisa Ikemoto (UC Davis) and Olga Smith (UCSF) Moderators: Lori Freedman (UCSF) & Ronit Stahl (UCB)   In Spring, 2019, the UC Regents deliberated a proposed affiliation between UCSF and Dignity Health, a Catholic hospital […]

Conversation - Seminar with Vicki Spencer: Toleration in Comparative Perspective - After Christchurch
Co-sponsored Event
April 16, 2019 / 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
3335 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley CA

Discussants include: Vicki A Spencer+ (Otago University, New Zealand), Purushottama Bilimoria (Moderator) (GTU & UC Berkeley), Christopher Ocker (GTU, Berkeley, Chair Historical and Cultural Studies), Alexander von Rospatt (UC Berkeley), Aaron Grizzell (GTU & Nor Cal Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Foundation), Munis Faruqui (UC Berkeley), Dan Blanton (UC Berkeley) The idea that toleration is a uniquely modern Western concept based […]

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