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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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Silent Film Classics: The General

Starts:
7:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013
Location:
Conference Auditorium, located on the second floor of the GSU at 775 Commonwealth Ave
Contact Name:
Professor Julia Brown at jpbrown@bu.edu
A film series sponsored by the Humanities Center and the English Dept. Three films will be screened with LIVE MUSIC. The internationally known silent film historian and pianist, Martin Marks, will accompany the films at the piano.