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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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Beyond Production and Consumption: Refining American Material Culture Studies

9:00 am on Saturday, March 23, 2013
147 Bay State Road
The Graduate Student Association of the American and New England Studies Program will be holding their first-ever conference. Professor Edward Cooke of Yale University will deliver the keynote. For more information write to: