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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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The Lyrical Rationality of the Catalan Poet Joan Margarit

Starts:
5:00 pm on Thursday, November 29, 2012
Ends:
7:00 pm on Thursday, November 29, 2012
Location:
College of Arts and Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, 2nd Floor, Room 211
URL:
http://boston.cervantes.es/es/default.shtm
Contact Name:
Mario Ruiz Legido
Talk with the author and reading of his texts. There are poets whom maturity leaves without any literary affairs, and there are poets for whom maturity becomes the main affair. Joan Margarit belongs to this second type. From this classic tradition, he is a legible and widely read poet, sober and intense, but above all courageous in a way that is very unusual among poets (but frequent in excellent ones). Romance Studies Department and Instituto Cervantes.