43] Women's rights in
44] War Is Not the Answer – Apr. 3
45] Short films RENEWAL -- Apr. 3
47] Do Yoga – Apr. 3
48] Healthcare and other realities in
49] Civil rights meeting – Apr. 3
50] Social forum – Apr. 4
51] Muslim Brotherhood in D.C. – Apr. 4
52] Film IN MY LIFETIME - Apr. 4
43] – Post-Revolutionary Women's Rights in Iran: Unlikely Feminists takes place on Tues., Apr. 3 at 2 PM at
, 3700 O St. NW--Bunn Intercultural Center-ICC 260. With the fall of the Shah and the Islamization of society under the Khomeini regime, Iranian feminists have been in debates on the role of women in Islamic society. Dr. Shireen T. Hunter will shed light on some of these debates as she discusses the status of post-revolutionary women's rights in Georgetown Univ. . She is a visiting professor at the Iran for Muslim-Christian Understanding with which she has been associated since 2005. Go to http://acmcuiranfeminists.eventbrite.com/. Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center
44] – There is a vigil to say "War Is Not the Answer" each Tuesday since September 11, 2001 at
45] – BloomScreen presents: "Renewal – Stories of Faith-based Environmentalism" on Tues., Apr. 3 from 7 to 9 PM at Bloombars,
3222 11th St. NW, WDC 20010. RENEWAL (2008), by Marty Ostrow and Terry Kay Rockefeller, presents different stories about 's growing faith-based environmental movement. Each story is set in a different faith tradition and each story addresses a different environmental concern. Offering a profound message of hope, it shows people inspired by their diverse spiritual and faith convictions, being called to re-examine what it means to be human and how we live on this planet. America
After the screening there will be a panel discussion facilitated by climate activists Nils and Yiming of the DC Citizens Climate Lobby.
The suggested donation is $10 to support BloomBars. Free Popcorn and refreshments provided. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to Herehttps://www.facebook.com/events/324128730967496/.
46] – Come on down to Red Emma's,
47] – FOUNDATION OF YOGA starts with a free lecture on Tues., Apr. 3 from 7 to 8:30 PM at
Thereafter, class meets each Tuesday for five weeks for asanas. Ideal for beginners, renewers, and anyone interested in learning better diet, breathing, exercise, relaxation, and meditation/ positive thinking. (These are the Five Pillars of Hatha Yoga as taught by Vyasa Deva.) It is $100 for five weeks includes CD for home practice, and text book. Pre-register by calling 301-654 4899. Visit www.schooloflife.org.
48] – "Healthcare and other realities in Cuba" With Drs. Lindsay Beane and Jeffrey Boutwell takes place on Tues., Apr. 3 at 7 PM with refreshments, and at 7:30 PM the program will begin. The event takes place at
Central Library, 10375 Little Howard County Patuxent Pkwy., Columbia, MD 21044. Lindsay Beane, DrPH, is a public health expert with over 30 years experience in needs assessment, human service program development, fundraising, and coalition building around issues of poverty, drug recovery, and HIV/AIDS.
Jeffrey Boutwell, Ph.D, is a consultant on international security issues, having worked for the Pugwash Conferences on Science and
International Affairs and the
international scientific workshops in
49] – The
50] – The Social Forum at the National Occupation of
On Apr. 4, there are several workshops. More than one takes place 9 to 11 AM, 11 AM to 1 PM and 2 to 4 PM. RSVP at email@example.com.
51] – Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding is hosting an official delegation of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and its Freedom & Justice Party (FJP) on Wed., Apr. 4 at 12:30 PM at
The discussion will be in the Lohrfink Auditorium, Rafik B. Hariri Building (2nd floor). See a map at http://maps.georgetown.edu/rafikbhariribuilding/.
52] – On Wed., Apr. 4 from 3 to 5 PM, see a screening of IN MY LIFETIME at the Goethe Institut,
"In My Lifetime" is meant to be a wakeup call for humanity, to help develop an understanding of the realities of the nuclear weapon, to explore ways of presenting the answers for "a way beyond" and to facilitate a dialogue moving towards resolution of this Gordian knot of nuclear weapons gripping the world. The documentary's characters are the narrative voices, interwoven with highly visual sequences of archival and contemporary footage and animation. The story is a morality play, telling the struggle waged over the past six and half decades with the last act yet to be determined, of trying to find what is "the way beyond?"
53] – Each Wednesday from 4:30 - 5:30 PM, the House of Grace Catholic Worker holds a weekly vigil for peace in
To be continued.
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