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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 Strange Tale of the Richard Lane Collection

Starts:
5:30 pm on Thursday, November 29, 2012
Ends:
7:00 pm on Thursday, November 29, 2012
Location:
College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Ave, Room 303A
Join the Department of the History of Art & Architecture and the Center for the Study of Asia for a lecture by Dr. Stephen Little, Curator and Head of the Chinese & Korean Art Department of the Los Angeles County Museum. The lecture introduces the enormous and largely unknown art collection of Dr. Richard Lane, the great late scholar of Ukiyo-e literature and art. Refreshments will be served.