Meet the Editor

My name is Micah Norman-Pace and I lead the BTI newsletter team. The purpose of this newsletter is to make students aware of the great events that are taking place at other BTI schools and in the greater Boston area. We'll be posting events, job listings, calls for papers, and cross-registration announcements. If you want to see your event/news in the newsletter, send an email to our team at btinews@bostontheological.org. Welcome back!
Happening This Month
Thoreau Bicentennial: Celebrating Henry David's 200th Birthday at HDS (9/14)
In a series of events to honor the life of Henry David Thoreau in the year of his 200th birthday, Harvard Divinity School will host Laura Dassow Walls, author of  Henry David Thoreau: A Life  and Richard Higgins, author of  Thoreau and the Language of Trees  to discuss Thoreau's life and work. 

Screening of “An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story” (9/15)
This is an STH Lowell event that will take a look at the story of Reinhold Niebu hr- —an outspoken American-born pastor, writer, and political activist—remains one of the most influential public theologians of our time. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Doblmeier and other panelists.

Religion and Conflict Transformation (RCT) Fall Retreat feat. Najeeba Syeed (9/16)
This is a mandatory event for students seeking the RCT certificate. Its theme is "Theologies and Practice of Healing: Justice in a Time of State Violence." This event will feature Najeeba Syeed, Associate Professor of Interreligious Education and Director, Center for Global Peacemaking at Claremont School of Theology. Don't miss this all day event! Email rct@bu.edu to sign up.

The Challenge of Charlottesville: Race, Religion, and Public Monuments (9/26)
This panel discussion is presented by the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life at Boston College. The panelists will be M. Shawn Copeland (BC), Pat DeLeeuw (BC), Craig A. Ford Jr. (BC), Heather Cox Richardson (BC), and Martin Summers (BC). The event is co-sponsored by multiple centers on campus and will focus on the recent events in Charlottesville.

Boisi Center at Boston College
Tuesday, September 12, 12-1:15 pm - RSVP Required
Chestnut Hill Campus, Boisi Center
Hebrew College
Sunday, September 17, 7:30 pm
Hebrew College Campus
Harvard Divinity School
Monday, September 18, 12 - 1 pm (food provided)
Common Room, CSWR, 42 Francis Ave.
Boston University Dept. of Religion & English
Monday, September 18, 5 pm
745 Comm. Ave (BUSTH) Rm. B19
Harvard Divinity School
Thursday, September 28, 5:15 - 6:15 pm
Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Ave.
Cambridge Center for Adult Education CCAE
Enrollment is open for courses beginn ing on 10/4 and 10/7
42 Brattle St, Cambridge, MA
Classifieds and Calls for Papers
Interfaith Youth Initiative Program Director @ Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries
The Program Director will be in charge of the year-long operations and running of the IFYI program. The position is 5-10 hours per week, up to 500 hours per year.
Interfaith Youth Initiative Recruitment Coordinator @ Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries
The Recruitment Coordinator will be in charge of recruiting high school and college youth in a few different ways.The position is 5-10 hours per week, up to 500 hours per year.
Currently accepting papers until October 2nd - Conference is on Oct. 28
BIG CHANGES
We've updated our website over the summer! Head over to our site to explore opportunities and learn more about the BTI staff and mission. We also launched huge updates to the cross-registration process and to the portal. Check them out on our site.
NEW STUDENTS
We have a ton of opportunities to offer through the BTI. Cross-registration is huge but it is just the beginning. We fund conferences and events, offer two certificates, and give access to BTI libraries. Start planning to cross-register next semester today!
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