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2016 National Humanities Conference: Salt Lake City, UT @ Hilton Salt Lake City  | Salt Lake City | Utah | United States
This is the first in a series of conferences co-hosted by the National Humanities Alliance and the Federation of State Humanities Councils that will bring the humanities community together as a whole to consider how, by leveraging our strengths, we can achieve broader public impact and showcase the fundamental role the humanities play in addressing both local and global challenges. For more information:
Nov 10 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture: Yale @ Yale Universtiy, Luce Hall (LUCE), TBD  | New Haven | Connecticut | United States
Panagiotis Roilos, “I Am the Way and the Truth”: A Cognitive Historical Anthropology of the Ethics of Imagination in Byzantium Event description: Professor Roilos’ lecture will focus on the tensions between Christian ethics (especially sanctioned discourses on truth) and imagination in Byzantium. By focusing on specific examples of hagiography, rhetoric, and allegorical hermeneutics, Roilos shall illustrate the ways in which ancient Greek theories of, and approaches to phantasia and fictionality were adapted to medieval Greek literary and broader intellectual contexts. Roilos shall propose a new methodological approach to this complex cultural process on the basis of what he calls “cognitive historical anthropology.” Open to the general public. For more information:
Panel on Global Governance- Yale University: New Haven, CT @  Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS), AA01  | New Haven | Connecticut | United States
The Hellenic Studies Program will be hosting a panel on Global Governance. Topic: Challenges to Peace and Security in the Eastern Mediterranean For more information:
Nov 11 – Nov 13 all-day
Pre-Marital Program: TX @ Wyndham Hotel- West Energy Corridor | Houston | Texas | United States
Theme: The Art of Marriage Speakers: Dr. George Guirguis Arrangements: Rooming options to be discussed. For more information:
Nov 11 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 13 @ 11:30 am
YES WASHINGTON DC @ St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church  | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
This is a wonderful opportunity to serve and love our most needy neighbors in WASHINGTON D.C.! Any students 13 years old- College Students may participate ANY QUESTIONS?  Pano Constantine, Trip Leader:
Nov 11 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm
Fall Vocations Retreat: Waymart, PA @ St. Tikhon's Orthodox Theological Seminary | Waymart | Pennsylvania | United States
  STOTS will host a Fall Vocations Retreat, “St. John Chrysostom: Champion of the Priesthood”. “We look forward to celebrating the feast of St. John Chrysostom this year by welcoming to campus men and women from throughout the country who are interested in exploring the teachings of this great Church Father,” Archpriest Dr. Steven Voytovich, Seminary Dean, said.  “His vision of the priesthood is inspiring to anyone who is thinking seriously about serving the Church in some capacity.” During the retreat, participants will have the opportunity to join with the seminary community and monastery brotherhood in prayer, tour the monastery and seminary grounds, hear talks and join in discussions about ministry and St. John Chrysostom, and meet the seminary’s Dean, faculty, and students.  Both women and men are encouraged to attend. For more information:    
Sponsored Miami Ball: A Russian Cultural Event: Miami, FL @ The Ritz-Carlton – South Beach | Miami Beach | Florida | United States
Sponsored Miami Ball: A Russian Cultural Event Organized by: Alchemy Events for PaTRAM Institute The Miami Ball is organized by two missionary-educational organizations: Prince Vladimir Youth Association and Patriarch Tikhon Russian-American Music Institute. All proceeds collected from this charitable event will be shared equally between these partnered organizations. Join other PaTRAM friends and sponsors in supporting our cause while having fun and enjoying exceptional entertainment including a performance by a choir of PaTRAM singers. Find out more:
Marriage and Family Retreat 2016: Ann Arbor, MI @ St. Vladimir Orthodox Church | Ann Arbor | Michigan | United States
Please come join us whether you can afford the donation or not! All welcome! For more information:
The second lecture in the series is by Alexandros Kyrou, PhD,  who will be speaking on: ”  THE GREEK GENOCIDE  1914-1923:  A MISUNDERSTOOD CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST”. For more information: or
Nov 14 – Nov 19 all-day
CHICAGO PROSOPON ICON WORKSHOP @ Monastery of the Holy Cross   | Chicago | Illinois | United States
6-Day Intensive Workshop Conducted by Founder of the Prosopon School of Iconology VLADISLAV ANDREJEV and Master Iconographer NIKITA ANDREJEV. For more information:  or or
Nov 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Liturgy Symposium: CT @ Yale Institute of Sacred Music (ISM) Great Hall | New Haven | Connecticut | United States
Lecturer: Peter Jeffery received a PhD in Music History from Princeton University in 1980, with a dissertation entitled “The Autograph Manuscripts of Francesco Cavalli (1602-1676),” about the life work of an early opera composer. Jeffery has published over 100 articles and books on a range of topics, in publications that include Early Music History, Studia Liturgica, Jewish Quarterly Review, Theological Studies and The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages.  He is currently at the University of Notre Dame as the Michael P. Grace Professor of Medieval Studies. For more information:
Free Public Lecture and Discussion: Livonia, MI @ Holy Transfiguration Orthodox Church  | Livonia | Michigan | United States
Topic: “A Quiet and Peaceful Life: Following Christ in Troubled Times” The Very Reverend Michael Butler, presenter, is an Archpriest of the Orthodox Church in America serving at Holy Transfiguration in Livonia. He has been a parish priest for more than 21 years. He has a B.A. in psychology from the University of Dallas, an M.A. in theology from the University of Dallas, and a Ph.D. in church history and patristics from Fordham University, where he wrote his dissertation on St Maximus the Confessor. In addition to his priestly duties, Father Michael has taught at universities and is a frequent participant in scholarly conferences. He is a teacher in his diocesan late vocations programs and a regular speaker at Acton University, where he has given presentations on natural law, environmentalism, and church-state relations in Orthodox thought. For more information:
Nov 17 – Nov 20 all-day
OCL 29th Annual Meeting: Utah @ Hyatt Inn Salt Lake City Cottonwood Heights  | Holladay | Utah | United States
Host Parish:  St Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 3015 E Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights, UT  84093. We have two relevant and important topics to consider. They will be presented by two distinguished Orthodox Christian theologians and devout parishioners of their parish families. FRIDAY EVENING,  November 18 following vespers: Professor Helen Theodoropoulos will present and have us consider: “To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good (1Cor 12:7):” Serving together the Body of Christ. SATURDAY MORNING, November 19: Professor Elizabeth Prodromou will consider: The Day-After the Holy and Great Council: Process, Outcomes, and Transformation. Metropolitan Isaiah, Archbishop Nathaniel, and Archbishop Benjamin will offer comments on these topics. We should all be energized to consider how we move forward to finalize the creation of a Unified, Self-Governing Orthodox Church in the United States. MAKE YOU HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Call 801-890-4751.  OCL rate $119.00 until October 15. Read more about[...]
Orthodox Christian Laity Annual Meeting Update @ OCL Annual Meeting / St Anna Greek Orthodox Church | Sandy | Utah | United States
Hope to see you at the OCL  29th Annual Meeting! November 17-20, 2016 MAKE YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Call 801-890-1280 OCL rate $119.00 until October 15. Hyatt Place Salt Lake City / Cottonwood, 3090 E 6200 S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84121 We have two relevant and important topics to consider.  They will be presented by two distinguished Orthodox Christian theologians and devout parishioners of their parish families. Host Parish:  St Anna Greek Orthodox Church, 3015 E Creek Road, Cottonwood Heights, UT  84093. FRIDAY EVENING, November 18 following Vespers:  Professor Helen Theodoropoulos will present and have us consider: “To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good (1 Cor 12:7) – Serving together the Body of Christ”. SATURDAY MORNING, November 19, Professor Elizabeth Prodromou will consider:  “The Day After the Holy and Great Council: Process, Outcomes, and Transformation”. Metropolitan Isaiah, Archbishop Nathaniel and Archbishop Benjamin will offer[...]
Nov 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Conference: Naples, FL @ St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church | Naples | Florida | United States
Agenda: Foundations of Religious Liberty in America KrisAnne Hall is an attorney and former prosecutor who travels the country teaching the Constitution and the history that gave us our founding documents. The history of Religious Liberty in America that isn’t being taught anywhere else.  As a pastor’s wife, KrisAnne speaks with authority regarding the Christian’s Biblical obligation to Liberty. She has a daily live internet radio podcast and also posts her regular lectures on her YouTube video channel. Her presentation will deal only with historical facts. For more information:
Nov 18 – Nov 20 all-day
Retreat: Detroit, MI @ Holy Trinity Orthodox Church | Detroit | Michigan | United States
The Miraculous Myrrh-Streaming Icon of St. Anna, the Mother of the Holy Virgin Mary, from the Monastery of St. Tikhon of Zadonsk in Pennsylvania will visit Holy Trinity Orthodox In honor of the icon, the Very Rev. Lev Kopistiansky, rector of Holy Trinity, will offer a prayer service to St. Anna with anointing of the faithful on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 1 p.m. After the service, Riasophore Monk Michael (Juk) from the monastery will conduct a spiritual retreat on prayer and fasting. After the retreat, the icon will be present at Great Vespers served by Fr. Kopistiansky at 4 p.m. The icon also will be present at Divine Liturgy served by Fr. Kopistiansky on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 10 a.m.  
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 20 @ 11:30 am
YES PHOENIX, AZ @ St. Ignatius Orthodox Christian Church | Mesa | Arizona | United States
This is a wonderful opportunity to serve and love our most needy neighbors in Phoenix, AZ.  for 13 years old – College Students. For more information:
Nov 18 @ 5:00 pm – Nov 20 @ 11:30 am
YES SEATTLE, WA @ St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church:  | Seattle | Washington | United States
A wonderful opportunity to serve and love our most needy neighbors in Seattle, WA.   13 yrs. old- College Students may participate.
Nov 19 – Nov 22 all-day
2016 Annual Meeting: San Antonio, TX @ Varied
Join us for the 2016 AAR & SBL Annual Meetings in San Antonio! More than 1,200 events—academic sessions, additional meetings, receptions, tours, and workshops—will be offered. Registration, the Exhibit Hall, and the Employment Center will be held in the San Antonio Convention Center, 900 E. Market Street, San Antonio, Texas, 78205. Sessions will be held in the San Antonio Convention Center, Grand Hyatt, Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, Hilton Palacio del Rio, Marriott Rivercenter, and the Marriott Riverwalk. Conference hotels are located within walking distance of one another. Register soon to get the best attendee rate and hotel selection. For more information:  
Marriage Preparation Workshop: Atlanta, GA @ Annunciation Greek Orthodox Cathedral  | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
  Preparing for the Journey of Marriage:  A One-Day Workshop for Couples Marrying in the Orthodox Church. RSVP by November 15, 2016.
Iconography Script Writing Course: Washington, DC @  Market Street/Arts Walk  ~Center for Byzantine Material Arts~ | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
Join us for an hour course on writing like an Iconographer. Wayne Hajos will present four different types of Iconographic scripts found in Greek and Russian cultures and teach a step by step course for beginners. For more information:
Thanksgiving Family Convention 2016: Titusville, FL @ St. Stephen's Christian Retreat & Conference Center  | Titusville | Florida | United States
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Nativity Season Children's Party: Bloomfield Hills, MI @ St. George Greek Orthodox Church | Bloomfield Hills | Michigan | United States
The Council of Orthodox Christian Churches of Metropolitan Detroit (COCC) will sponsor its fifth annual “St. Nicholas Is Santa Claus,” a Nativity-season children’s party., on Saturday, “The party will feature the story of St. Nicholas as told by St. Nicholas himself.  “Children will meet St. Nicholas and receive a gift while their parents take their pictures. They will do a craft project, and there will be a carol sing-a-long and refreshments.” From 11 a.m. to noon, children will also be able to have their pictures taken with live reindeer.
Saint Nicholas Story and Craft Celebration: Washington, DC @ Center for Byzantine Material Arts, Inc. | Washington | District of Columbia | United States
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Christian Rights and Freedoms Speakers Series: Naples, FL @ St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church | Naples | Florida | United States
  Agenda: The Horrors of Human Trafficking Ms Tardif’s program “Lucia’s Letter” on human trafficking, received a coveted Peabody Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award, a gold medal from the New York Festivals and 1st place for Best Documentary from the Public Radio News Directors Inc. A panel discussion will follow with Dr. Johnny McGaha, Rev. Vann Ellison, and Amy Tardif.   For more information:
Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Lecture: New Haven, CT @ The MacMillan Center Yale | New Haven | Connecticut | United States
Georg Fischer, Visiting Fellow at the Program of European Union Studies at Yale University will present “North-South Convergence and Divergence in the European Union”. For more information:
Sophia Institute’s NINTH Annual International Conference @ Sophia Institute at Union Theological Seminary | New York | New York | United States
THE MYSTICAL THEOLOGY OF THE EASTERN CHURCH Registration 8.00 am The Day-long gathering will focus on the various ways the Eastern Orthodox Church, over past centuries and in recent times, has approached the dominant and central theme of spiritual transcendence. The Conference title clearly evokes the work of Vladimir Lossky, whose study of this name was so influential in opening up to the wider Christian world aspects of the inner spiritual traditions of Orthodoxy. Our approach to the concept will probably follow a wider arc: considering the Orthodox world’s approach to spirituality through philosophy, theology, asceticism, literature, monastic and lay prayer traditions, as well as liturgy. Correlated themes such as the evocation of a transcendent ethos in Church architecture and art are equally possible ways of approaching the notion: as clearly are also ethical and political avenues of enquiry. We will cover a time span from The New Testament, through Byzantium, to contemporary Church life. For[...]
His Eminence Metropolitan Gerasimos and the Metropolis of San Francisco Philoptochos joyfully invite you to attend “Light the Path”, a Christmas Luncheon in support of the Bishop Anthony Philoptochos Student Aid Endowment Fund. For more information go to:
Yale MacMillan Center Concert: New Haven, CT @ Luce Hall (LUCE), Common Room  | New Haven | Connecticut | United States
Lesvos at the Crossroads: The Soundscape of a Late Ottoman Island A concert of music from the 1906 Kerekoglow collection with a slide show of the manuscript and period photos. The concert program, arranged, performed, and narrated by Harvard ethnomusicologist Panayotis League and his ensemble, is exclusively sourced from a rare manuscript collection that was compiled in 1906 by an Ottoman Greek musician on the island of Lesvos and brought to Lynn, Massachusetts during the First Balkan War. A fascinating musical snapshot of the soundscape of turn-of-the century Ottoman Lesvos, the collection contains island dances, Ottoman art songs, European polkas and tangos, Romanian horas, and other pieces popular among the Greek, Turkish, Jewish, Armenian, and Levantine population of the island and the Asia Minor coast. This music is a timely reminder of the pluralistic character of the late Ottoman world, and a sonic memorial to the refugees who, whether in[...]

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