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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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Dialogues of the Carmelites

Starts:
7:30 pm on Thursday, April 19, 2012
Ends:
7:00 pm on Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Location:
Boston University Theater, 264 Huntington Avenue
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/cfa/music/opera/news/
Showtimes: Thursday, April 19, 7:30 PM; Friday, April 20, 7:30 PM; Saturday, April 21, 7:30 PM; Sunday, April 22, 2:00 PM Boston University College of Fine Arts School of Music and School of Theatre present Dialogues of the Carmelites. Music by Francis Poulenc. Libretto by Francis Poulenc and Emmet Lavery from the drama by Georges Bernanos based on the novel by Gertrude von Le Fort. Sung in English. William Lumpkin, Conductor. Sharon Daniels, Stage Director. BU Community: two free tickets with BU ID at the door day of performance.