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How can we work together to promote better cultural understanding worldwide?

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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Music from Spain and Latin America

Starts:
7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Location:
Tsai Performance Center, 685 Comm Ave
Join us for a night of beautiful and compelling music from Mexico, Spain, and Argentina with flutist Marisa Canales and pianist Roberto Hidalgo, as they join their talent to invite us to a journey through Spain and Latin America with music by Toldra, Oltra, Ponce, Zyman, and Piazzolla. Admission is free.