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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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Annual Frederick S. Pardee Distinguished Lecture

Starts:
5:00 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013
Ends:
6:30 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013
Location:
Trustee Ballroom, One Silber Way, 9th floor
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/pardee/2013/02/26/geoffrey-west-to-deliver-pardee-distinguished-lecture-on-april-4/
Geoffrey West, Distinguished Professor and former President of the Santa Fe Institute, will deliver the Annual Pardee Distinguished Lecture sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Free and open to the public, but advance registration is required.