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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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Findings from a Breast Health Study Among Immigrant Women of Color

Starts:
5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Location:
African American Studies Program Building, 138 Mountfort Street, Brookline
Contact Name:
Deirdre James
Phyllis M. Wallace, Research Assistant Professor, School of Public Health, BU