Boston

2018 Apr 15

Diana Eck: Religious Pluralism and the Humanist Community

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
This Sunday, we are delighted to host Diana Eck at the Humanist Hub. Dr. Eck is a Professor of Comparative Religion and Indian Studies at Harvard University, as well as the Director of The Pluralism Project at Harvard. The aim of the Pluralism Project is to engage, educate, and strengthen the next generation of religious and civic leaders in the United States. It is a two decade-long research project that engages students in studying the new religious diversity in the United States, asserting that mere diversity or plurality alone does not constitute pluralism. Eck will invite us to ask... Read more about Diana Eck: Religious Pluralism and the Humanist Community
2018 Apr 29

Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues

(All day)

Location: 

30 John F. Kennedy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The Humanist Hub is delighted to partner with and host Muslimish for an extended program on Sunday, April 29. Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues (A Special Extended Conference Event) Speakers: -Wissam Charafeddine Cofounder of Muslimish, Arab American Educator, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Former Imam and a current Islamic reformer and Freethinker secular activist. -Hannah A. Muslimish NYC co-organizer, Middle Eastern Studies & Religious Studies, Completing Masters at City College of NYC, Grew up Christian, Practiced Shia & Sunni Islam and currently a teacher in an... Read more about Muslimish: Growing Communities and Extending Dialogues
2018 Apr 14

Mathew Vines at Harvard

(All day)

Location: 

2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Hello, interfaith community! Have you been watching the controversy on campus, and pondering whether a Christian identity and an LGBT identity are compatible? Are you curious about the intersection of sexuality and scripture in general? Want to hear from a Biblical scholar? This Saturday, at 2pm, hear from Matthew Vines, author of God and the Gay Christian in Yenching Auditorium! Hope to see you... Read more about Mathew Vines at Harvard
2018 Apr 17

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

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Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Tuesday: Hijab Booth 11am-2pm on O'Neill Lawn Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2018 Apr 19

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

(All day)

Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Thursday: Islam In Action: The BC Experience 7-8pm Gasson 305.... Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2018 Apr 14

Justice is Never Just Us: An Evening of Advocacy and Reflection

(All day)

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28 DeWolfe St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Harvard Islamic Society is excited to present our annual Spring Dinner, this semester themed as "Justice is Never Just Us: An Evening of Advocacy and Reflection." Keynote Speaker- Suzan El-Rayess. All are more then welcome to join us! This event is FREE for undergraduates with your HUID! For non-undergraduate students and members of the community, tickets are $5 in advance and $7 at the door. Venmo @harvardislamicsociety.
2018 Apr 18

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

(All day)

Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Week: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Wednesday: Art Night 6-8pm Voute Lounge 316 Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2018 Apr 20

Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College

(All day)

Location: 

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467, USA
Boston College MSA is proud to announce the 5th annual Islamic Awareness week, which is an initiative to unite the Boston College Community in appreciation and celebration of Muslims and Muslim culture and tradition. This year, Islamic Awareness Week's events center around the understanding and exploration of the hijab, Islamic art, and the Muslim student experience on campus as well as examining Islamophobia both on campus and around the United States. Islamic Awareness Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/624349311237406/ Friday: Jumua (Friday Prayer) 1pm, MFC Read more about Islamic Awareness Week- Boston College
2018 Apr 15

Muslima Self-Defense: A Class with Maryam Aziz

(All day)

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Ell Hall, 346 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
The Center for Intercultural Engagement and the Somali Student Association of Northeastern Presents: Muslima Self-Defense a class with Maryam Aziz. This class will be a workshop that will be focusing on creating a space to allow its participants to empower themselves by learning universally effective martial arts techniques. This seminar will focus primarily on how to defend from attacks that are common in hate crimes, such as shoves, multiple strikes to the face, and scarf/turban grabbing. It will also cover the “Know Your Rights “ of self-defense. Come dressed in your regular clothing, not... Read more about Muslima Self-Defense: A Class with Maryam Aziz
2018 Apr 21

Intersectional Women's Forum

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45 Pearl St, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
INTERSECTIONAL WOMEN'S FORUM Boston City Councilor Lydia Edwards moderates a discussion between Gubernatorial Candidates Jay Gonzalez Mayor Setti Warren, & Bob Massie for Governor on women's issues using an intersectional lens. Space is limited. *RSVP & Submit Your Questions Here: ... Read more about Intersectional Women's Forum
2018 Apr 15

The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School

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Cgis South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School has gathered a diversity of voices from leading scholars, religious authorities, civic community leaders, and policymakers alike to push forward analytical understanding and dialogue on the pressing topic of sectarianism in the Muslim world. From the rise of ISIS and militant extremism in the context of an eroding Arab state system to the intensification of the Iran-Saudi cold war in the wake of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, the dire consequences of Shi’a-Sunni... Read more about The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School
2018 Apr 14

The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School

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Location: 

1737 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School has gathered a diversity of voices from leading scholars, religious authorities, civic community leaders, and policymakers alike to push forward analytical understanding and dialogue on the pressing topic of sectarianism in the Muslim world. From the rise of ISIS and militant extremism in the context of an eroding Arab state system to the intensification of the Iran-Saudi cold war in the wake of the nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers, the dire consequences of Shi’a-Sunni... Read more about The First Annual Symposium on Islam, Dialogue, and Sectarian De-Escalation at the Harvard Kennedy School
2018 Apr 11

Women in the World Conference- Climate Change and Faith Community

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745 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA

Since 1985, the Anna Howard Shaw Center has hosted an annual spring conference to explore experiences of women’s ministries in the church and society. The conference provides opportunities for women to hear women preach, share testimonies in ministerial and multicultural leadership, and develop networks of support with one another.

This year's theme is "Am I the Earth's Keeper: Climate Change and Faith Community." Dr. Rebecca Copeland, Assistant Professor of Theology, will be giving the keynote address. We will have breakout...

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2018 Apr 10

Recognizing Hate: Why Symbols Matter

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730 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02476, USA
In the last year communities across Massachusetts have seen symbols of hate appear on schools, homes and houses of worship. While such acts are deeply troubling, there are ways we can fight back. All members of the community are invited to join the Arlington Human Rights Commission and ADL New England for this important conversation. For questions please contact Dan Levenson, ADL Associate Regional Director at dlevenson@adl.org or by phone at 617-406-6328. Read more about Recognizing Hate: Why Symbols Matter

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