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We at the BTI would like to congratulate all students who are graduating or completing your academic journeys. Our newsletter will, as with the rest of you, be taking a summer break and come back in September. If you are looking for summer classes and opportunities, then check out the summer page on our website. We are also celebrating our 50th anniversary and will be announcing some festivities in the fall. All that said, stay tuned, and have a great spring and summer!

- Micah Norman-Pace, BTI Newsletter Editor
Happening This Month
The Fall 18 Course Catalogue is here!
The first edition of the Course Catalogue is now available for download. We are still waiting on a few schools to post their courses, but everything we have is available and will be updated on a rolling basis. Make sure to check out the dates and deadlines page where add/drop dates and the dates of each school's first class listed. Start the cross-registration process and pick a course today!

Bridging Communities Through the Arts (5/7)

Students, faculty and staff of Hebrew College and Boston University are invited to attend an exciting workshop-style symposium, “Bridging Communities Through the Arts,” featuring:
  • Stories & Songs of creative collaboration and peace activism with Achinoam Nini (Noa), acclaimed Jewish Israeli recording artist & Mira Awad, renowned Arab Israeli singer, songwriter, and
  • An artistic exercise and introduction to dialogical techniques for navigating conflict with Deborah Nathan, Artsbridge, Inc.
  • An interactive text study on pluralism, facilitated by Rabbi Or Rose, Miller Center at Hebrew College
Join us on  Monday, May 7, 4:30 PM-7:30 PM  at Boston University School of Theology for this exceptional learning experience.

Congrats 2018 Religion and Conflict Transformation (RCT) Certificate Recipients!
We want to thank all the RCT recipients for their thoughtful reflections and sharing for their capstone presentations. The RCT program continues to be a profound learning experience and is available to all students from BTI member schools. We are proud of this year's recipients and look forward to their future work in the field.

Boston College Continuing Education
Thursday, May 3, 7 - 8:30pm
Presented by Temple Shir Tikva and The Islamic Center of Boston
Friday, May 4, 5:45 - 8pm
Presented by Harvard Initiative on Health, Religion, and Spirituality
Thursday, May 10, 5 - 6:30pm
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
May 16 - 18, 2018
Andover-Newton Theological School
Saturday, May 19, 9am-12, Monday, May 21, 8:30am-8:30pm, May 22-25, 8:30am-4:30pm
Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary
Tuesday, May 22, 7pm
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Theological Seminary
Tuesday - Thursday, June 5-7
Boston College Continuing Education
Saturday, June 9, 9:30am - 2:30pm
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
Wednesday, June 27, 7pm
Boston College Continuing Education
Thursday, June 28, 4:30 - 5:45pm
Classifieds and Calls for Papers/Conferences
The Summer Institute will run July 23-27 at BU School of Theology. Apply by June 25.
The  Tantur Ecumenical Institute  in Jerusalem is excited to once again host the  Tantur Summer Seminar , a 2-week seminar featuring lectures and presentations from major scholars and robust conversations with peers. The theme of this year's seminar is "Salvation History Today."
There are ton of new courses that could be a perfect fit for your interests. You might end up meeting colleagues who are asking similar questions and doing similar research. Over 90% of BTI students who cross-register would highly recommend it to a friend or colleague. Get out there!
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