Boston

2018 Apr 20

Faith in Chains

(All day)

Location: 

Boylston Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us for the premiere screening of a film by Shapour Daneshmand that tells teh story of the Iranian Baha'is, a story of peaceful resilience in spite of bleak injustice. Through the compilation of hundreds of individual interviews, the documentary aims to give a voice to the families long silenced by the hand of the Iranian government and spark discussion on putting an end to generations of government sanctioned human rights violations. The film will be followed by a panel discussion including filmmaker Shapour Daneshmand. Location: Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard University.
2018 May 13

22nd Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace

(All day)

Location: 

15 Christopher St, Boston, MA 02122, USA
The Mother’s Day Walk for Peace is a celebration of our potential to create more peaceful communities. Every year families from across the state and region walk together toward peace. Join us on Mother’s Day to demand dignity and compassion for all families impacted by murder. The Mother’s Day Walk is also the Peace Institute’s most important fundraising event. Help us raise our goal of $400,000 so we can expand the services, training, and advocacy we do. Invest in peace this Mother’s Day - Sunday, May 13, 2018! Register now: ... Read more about 22nd Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace
2018 Apr 23

Queer And: Religious, National, & Cultural Narratives of Outness

(All day)

Location: 

Grays Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Story circle: 5-6:30pm Dinner: 6:30pm Location: Office of BGLTQ Student Life, Grays Hall, Lower Level RSVP: https://goo.gl/forms/xZNa54VM5ZpOIbzk1 Please RSVP here by Thursday, April 19th. Please join us on Monday, April 23 for an event centering queer experience within the context of religion, culture, and nationality. This event will be a multi-... Read more about Queer And: Religious, National, & Cultural Narratives of Outness
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

(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/ 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)

Location: 

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

(All day)

Location: 

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

(All day)

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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

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