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MENA welcomes award-winning filmmaker Pouran Derakhshandeh to Northwestern from April 15-21

MENA is proud to welcome award-winning filmmaker Pouran Derakhshandeh to Northwestern from April 15-21 as part of a program entitled “Pouran Derakhshandeh: Women and the Making of the Iranian Social Cinema.” Her visit is supported by the Edith Kreeger Wolf Endowment, which brings scholars and public figures to campus with the goal of highlighting women's successes in scholarship, the arts and public service. Ms. Derakhshandeh will be present at the screening of two of her prominent films on April 16 and 17 at Block Cinema, and will attend a pre-screening reception on April 16. She will also take part in a Q&A session following each film, and will be the featured MENA Monday speaker on April 20. MENA hopes you will join us for these exciting events! For complete details, please click on “All Events” below and check out NU’s press release for these events: http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2015/04/leading-iranian-filmmaker-to-visit-northwestern-campus.html

MENA Student Awarded Presidential Fellowship

Congratulations to MENA student Emma Chubb for winning a Presidential Fellowship, the highest honor that Northwestern bestows upon a graduate student!

Professor Stolz is a Post-doctoral fellow in Science in Human Culture Program, Northwestern University