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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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All About Japan (Japanese Culture Reception)

4:00 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2012
5:30 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2012
Experience Japanese culture through games, food, and a presentation. 'All About Japan' is being hosted by students from Hoisei University in Tokyo who are spending the semester studying English at CELOP.