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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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Squeeze Box Stories: A Documentary About Accordions in America

5:30 pm on Thursday, February 21, 2013
CAS 200
Professor Marie Abe (Assistant Professor of Music at BU) will speak on "Squeeze Box Stories: A Documentary About Accordions in America". This will be the last lecture in the year-long series sponsored by the American and New England Studies Program on "Material Culture: American Objects in Context".