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Fall of the Berlin Wall Campus Weeks 2014 - Film Series Presents: The Lives of Others

110 Bowne Hall

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Join us for a University-wide commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

A thriller, a love story, and a fairy tale about the GDR and the surveillance by the Stasi, East Germany’s secret police. What is the role of literature and art in such a system? Do lovers have a chance within a regime of spying and betrayal?

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Watch the calendar for additional film showings as well as lectures and a digital story contest.  Join your fellow students on October 20th to erect a symbolic replica of the Berlin Wall outside Maxwell Hall and celebrate the fall of the wall on October 25th.


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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.