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23rd Annual Social Justice Colloquium Keynote Event Welcomes Rakhshan Banietemad

Iran and Iranian Women: Our Keynote Event features internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Rakhshan Banietemad. The Social Justice Colloquium offers two weeks of free events April 8-18.

April 17, 2019


World Theater

World Theater, event 4-5:30 pm, reception 5:30-7 pm

Free-All are welcome, join us!


23rd Annual Social Justice Colloquium Topic: Iran and Iranian Women

She has sketched the most striking portraits of life, specifically; women’s life in Iran- seen mostly through the eyes of the least privileged and unheard. Her documentaries shed light on pressing issues in Iran including women's prisons, AIDS, addition and poverty.

Visit our Social Justice Colloquium page for more information about the artist, the full schedule of events, and the history of the Social Justice Colloquium.


  • 3:30 pm Doors Open
  • 4:00 pm Welcome & Introduction
  • 4:15 pm Screening of Documentary "Room 202"
  • 4:45 pm Keynote Address and Q&A Session
  • 5:30 pm Reception with complimentary light Persian fare

For accommodation requests, please contact Mahshid Bozorgnia,

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

(831) 582-4189