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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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CANCELED: Stereotype Threat: Philosophy, Psychology, and the Self

1:00 pm on Friday, February 8, 2013
6:00 pm on Friday, February 8, 2013
Terrace Lounge, 2nd Floor, George Sherman Union
Canceled due to weather. Stereotype Threat: What it is, how it affects students' achievement over time, and how to fix it Greg Walton Psychology, Stanford University Stereotype Threat: Implications for the assessment of merit and for affirmative action Steven Spencer Psychology, University of Waterloo Why Are There So Few Women in Philosophy? Louise Antony Philosophy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst Stereotype Threat and Intentional Performance Ron Mallon Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis Using Knowledge: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives on Stereotype Threat Tamar Gendler Philosophy, Yale University