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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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Contested Heritage: Archaeological Research and Issues of Ethnic Identity in NE China

Starts:
4:15 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Ends:
5:30 pm on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Location:
ICEAACH Library (650 Beacon St, 5th Floor, at the Kenmore "T" Station)
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/asianarc/
The East Asian Archaeology Forum (EAAF) talk by Prof. Yangjin Pak, Department of Archaeology Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea. **Support for the EAAF Lecture Series is provided by the Boston University Center for the Humanities.**