Pluralism Project Event

2019 Mar 30

Holi 2019 - Festival of Colors

(All day)

SAVE THE DATE! BU Hindu Students Council Presents… Holi 2019! Join HSC for Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors which celebrates the arrival of Spring! ~ Free entry and open to the public! ~ Cotton Candy, Chai, a Photobooth, a live DJ and much more! ~ Performances by several BU dance teams! ~ Attire: Wear any white t-shirt! ~ We will also be selling white Holi T-Shirts from 3/25-3/19! Saturday, March 30th, 2019 | 1pm-3pm | Cummington Mall
2018 Feb 26

Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join us in the Thompson Room of the Barker Center for a panel and discussion with the following panelists: Diana Eck, Professor, Harvard University; Director, The Pluralism Project Eboo Patel, Founder and President of Interfaith Youth Core Jennifer Peace, Associate Professor of Interfaith Studies, Andover Newton Theological School Rabbi Or Rose, Director, The Miller Center for Interreligious Learning and Leadership, Hebrew College If you have questions please e-mail us at staff@pluralism.org. Read more about Models of Interfaith Leadership in an Age of Polarization
2017 Oct 13

Celebration of Brendan Randall's Life

(All day)

Location: 

Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Friday, October 13 at 3 pm, Longfellow Hall All are welcome to attend a celebration of Brendan Randall's life this Friday, October 13 at 3 pm in Eliot Lyman, Longfellow Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA. A reception will follow in the Reading Room of Gutman Library, just across the street. Brendan's family has requested that those who... Read more about Celebration of Brendan Randall's Life
2017 Feb 12

Roundtable Discussion: Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston

(All day)

Location: 

Barker Ctr, 12 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Please join the Pluralism Project as it convenes religious, interfaith and civic leaders of Greater Boston for a roundtable discussion on what resources, skills, and help communities can offer one another in these increasingly tense times. Collaborators at the event include civic leaders, leaders of Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Sikh communities in the greater Boston area, and leaders of some of the interfaith and multicultural councils that have become something of a rapid-response team following incidents of threat, bias, or hate. The Pluralism Project  will use insights gleaned from this... Read more about Roundtable Discussion: Response and Resilience in Multireligious Boston
2016 Sep 22

Pluralism Project at 25: Diversity and Inclusion in the American Crucible

(All day)

Location: 

45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA

September 21-23, 2016 | Harvard University

This year marks the Pluralism Project’s 25th anniversary. We commemorated this anniversary with a conference, Pluralism Project @ 25: Diversity and Inclusion in the American Crucible, hosted by Harvard Professor and Project Director Diana Eck. Click here  for a PDF of the conference schedule. You will find panel descriptions and links below, but here is a... Read more about Pluralism Project at 25: Diversity and Inclusion in the American Crucible

Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop (2009)

Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop offered an opportunity for Boston-based academics, ministers, ministers-in-training, and other leaders to develop tools for a Christian ministry that is effectively grounded in the complex issues and urgent realities of an increasingly multi-religious city. This workshop, made possible through generous funding from the Louisville Institute and the Carpenter Foundation, sought to offer participants a way to engage directly with the religious diversity of greater Boston, and to enrich their own ministries and work through these... Read more about Christian Ministry in Multi-Religious America: Boston Workshop (2009)
2015 Nov 21

Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Reception at the 2015 AAR Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)

(All day)

Location: 

Atlanta, GA, USA
The Pluralism Project co-hosted a reception for the Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Group reception at the 2015 American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA. The reception was held on Saturday, November 21st from 7-9pm and took place in the Westin Savannah C. The reception was hosted jointly by the Interfaith Youth Core, the Center for Jewish, Christian and Islamic Studies (JCIS) at Chicago Theological Seminary, the Center for Inter-Religious and Communal Leadership Education (CIRCLE) at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College, the Institute for Islamic,... Read more about Interreligious and Interfaith Studies Reception at the 2015 AAR Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA)
2016 Feb 25

Religion and Resettlement: The role of religion in diaspora communities in the US

(All day)

Location: 

3307 M St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
The United States has been described as a nation of immigrants, but refugee and diaspora communities have come under close scrutiny in recent months. The World Faiths Development Dialogue, with support from the GHR Foundation, has undertaken a pilot project in partnership with Harvard University’s Pluralism Project in early 2015. Its goal was to explore the religious lives of refugees who settle in the US to better understand how religious communities, traditions, networks, or personal faith affect their adaptation and community-building in... Read more about Religion and Resettlement: The role of religion in diaspora communities in the US

Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story Film Screening and Discussion

Location: 

Harvard Yard, 2 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Qissa-e Parsi_posterOn Saturday, February, 6th the Pluralism Project co-hosted a screening of Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story, followed by a special Q&A with co-director Divya Cowasji who will be joining us virtually from India. A panel discussion on the topic of “Personal Perspectives on Zoroastrian Philosophy”... Read more about Qissa-e Parsi: The Parsi Story Film Screening and Discussion
2015 Aug 05

Pluralism Project Curates August 2015 Issue of Journal of Inter-Religious Studies

(All day)

Location: 

Cambridge, MA, USA
The Pluralism Project was invited to co-curate Issue 17 of the Journal of Interreligious Studies. Scholars and practitioners were invited to respond to theme: the "Problems and Promise of Pluralism." Assistant Director Whittney Barth served as guest editor and collaborator with JIRS staff. This and other issues of the Journal of Inter-Religious Studies are available online.
2015 Feb 26

Defining the American Dream After 9/11 (Religion Refocused Film Series)

(All day)

Location: 

100 Savin Hill Ave, Dorchester, MA 02125, USA
Cristo_Rey_2.26.15This after school program at Cristo Rey Boston High School featured two short films, American Made (2003) and Dastaar: Defending Sikh Identity (2005), and a discussion about Sikhism in America and the experiences of visible religious minorities post-9/11. This event was open to students at Cristo... Read more about Defining the American Dream After 9/11 (Religion Refocused Film Series)
2016 Jan 26

Waking in Oak Creek Screening and Discussion (Religion Refocused Film Series)

(All day)

Location: 

40 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Waking in Oak Creek_1.26.16On Tuesday, January 26th, the Pluralism Project hosted a screening and discussion of the film Waking in Oak Creek at the Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square. Event partners include Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries, Everett Gurdwara Sahib, Gurdwara Sikh Sangat Boston, Gurudwara Guru Nanak... Read more about Waking in Oak Creek Screening and Discussion (Religion Refocused Film Series)
2015 Mar 22

Of Many Screening and Discussion (Religion Refocused Series)

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Location: 

449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
ofmanyOn Sunday, March 22nd, the Pluralism Project hosted a screening and panel discussion of the film Of Many at the Cambridge Public Library. About the film Of Many: Set against the dramatic backdrop of violence in the Middle East and the tension between Jewish and Muslim students on college campuses, Of Many focuses on... Read more about Of Many Screening and Discussion (Religion Refocused Series)

The Pluralism Project at Twenty Five: Challenge and Promise

On February 3, 2016, an exhibit entitled "The Pluralism Project at Twenty Five: Challenge and Promise" opened at the Andover Harvard Theological School Library. The exhibit was curated by Pluralism Project Research Associate and HDS student Maggie Krueger with assistance from Pluralism Project Assistant Director Whittney Barth and members of the Andover Harvard Theological Library staff. The exhibit features the history, resources, and networks of the Pluralism Project from its founding to the present and celebrates the contributions of students and affiliates from around the country. The... Read more about The Pluralism Project at Twenty Five: Challenge and Promise

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