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MES Film Series presents The Day I Became a Woman

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 "The Day I Became a Woman (Roozi ke zan shodam)" Temporarily banned in Iran, this film comprises three interconnected vignettes depicting women at different stages of life in Iran. First, a young girl’s life is devastated when, on her ninth birthday, she can no longer play with the boys because she is “now a woman.” Second, a young woman decides to enter a bicycle race against her husband's wishes. The bicycle race begins to symbolize a freedom she desperately lacks. Third, an old woman becomes economically independent and is now “free,” but even this freedom is questionable. (Language: Persian). Join us for this reflection on women in Iranian society!

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Exterior of Maxwell in black and white when there was no Eggers building

We’re Turning 100!

To mark our centennial in the fall of 2024, the Maxwell School will hold special events and engagement opportunities to celebrate the many ways—across disciplines and borders—our community ever strives to, as the Oath says, “transmit this city not only not less, but greater, better and more beautiful than it was transmitted to us.”

Throughout the year leading up to the centennial, engagement opportunities will be held for our diverse, highly accomplished community that now boasts more than 38,500 alumni across the globe.