Be in the know for November

This month, Boston will host the AAR/SBL Annual Meeting, which runs from November 18-21. The BTI, along with reps from member schools will have a booth set up throughout the weekend. Since there are so many interesting events/panels in those few days its not a bad idea to have a game plan. We've linked the program book HERE so you can strategize. We look forward to seeing you there, or at one of the events listed below.

-BTI Newsletter Team
Happening This Month
The Spring 2018 Course Catalogue is Here!
Our course catalogue for the coming semester has now posted online. There are still a handful of schools yet to be posted, but we have everything else up to date. Check out the instructions on the first few pages to make your search easier and let us know if you have any issues.

Wild Child Practical Theology: A Lecture and Reception (11/8)
Join the BU Center for Practical Theology for their 10th Annual Lecture and Reception as they welcome Dr. Elizabeth Conde-Frazier, Dean of Esperanza College, who will present "Wild Child Practical Theology."  Yara Gonzalez -Justiniano, PhD student in Practical Theology at STH, and Dr.  Rady Roldan -Figueroa, STH Associate Professor of the History of Christianity, will offer responses to Dr. Conde-Frazier's presentation.

Human and Church Community and the Evil of Economic Inequality (11/14)
The Boston College School of Continuing Education will be hosting this lecture presented by both: Rev. Kenneth Himes, O.F.M, and Rev. Michael Himes. This joint presentation examines the theological warrants for the centrality of community for human development and fulfillment. It also provides an ethical analysis of the challenge that economic inequality presents to the creation and maintenance of community, particularly a political community.

Kinship Across Borders: Catholic Ethics and Migration (11/7)
Dr. Kristen E. Heyer will be exploring the rhetoric and lenses that shape the quickly shifting immigration debate, which can distort complex realities and become surrogates for other cultural and political concerns. This lecture is presented by Boston College School of Continuing Education and School of Theology.

Confronting Racism: The Prophetic Politics of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. (11/14)
The Boston College Center for Christian-Jewish Learning presents this compelling lect ure by Professor Susannah Heschel, Eli Black Professor of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College.

Multi-Cultural Expo presented by the Anna Howard Shaw Center (11/1)
Join the Anna Howard Shaw Center at Boston University School of Theology for a night of learning about the many cultures within the STH community. Enjoy free food, live music, and dance.

Boston University School of Theology Institute for Philosophy and Religion
Wednesday, November 1, 5 pm
Boston University School of Theology, 745 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 325
Boston College School of Theology and Ministry
Thursday, November 2, 5:30-7:30 pm - RSVP required
Brighton Campus, Boston College
Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola
Saturday, November 4, Panel at 7:15 pm Concert at 8:00 pm - RSVP Required
Chestnut Hill Campus, Boston College
Harvard Divinity School
Wednesday, November 8, 6:15 - 8:15 pm
Sperry Room, Andover Hall, 45 Francis Ave.
Boston College Center for Christian-Jewish Learning
Sunday, November 12, 4 pm
Stokes Hall S195 Auditorium, Boston College
UniteBoston Ministry
Wednesday, November 15, 6-9 pm
20 Reed Street, Boston
The Poverty Consortium
Friday, November 17, 8:30 am -3:30 pm
Howard Thurman Center, 2nd Floor, George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Ave. 
LDS Longfellow Park Chapel
Friday, November 17, 7:30 pm
2 Longfellow Park, Cambridge MA
Saint John's Seminary
Saturday, November 18, 7 pm
127 Lake St. Brighton MA
Boston University School of Theology
Thursday, November 30, 5:00 - 6:30 pm
Boston University, STH 325
Classifieds and Calls for Papers
American Research Institute in Turkey (ARIT)
This covers all fields of the humanities, including prehistory, history, art, archaeology, literature, and linguistics as well as interdisciplinary aspects of cultural history for applicants who have completed their academic training. The fellowships may be held for terms ranging from four months to a full year. The stipend per month is $4,200.

Offered for research in ancient, medieval, or modern times, in any field of the humanities and social sciences. Post-doctoral and advanced doctoral fellowships may be held for various terms with stipends ranging from $2,500 to $15,500.
It is already time to start thinking about next semester. Consider taking a course at another school through the BTI. Get outside of your comfort zone and learn with colleagues with different perspectives. Go to our cross-registration page to browse courses and start the registration process.
There are a heaping spoonful of courses to look through for next semester. Find a specialty topic that your school doesn't offer, or try out a whole new field of thought. Don't limit yourself to only the courses at your home school. Browse and download the course catalog PDF today!

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