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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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Pardee House Seminar

Starts:
12:00 pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Ends:
1:30 pm on Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Location:
Pardee House, 67 Bay State Rd
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/pardee/2013/03/12/systems-view-of-development/
Ecosystems, Cultures, and Governance: A Systems View of Development. Pardee Faculty Fellow Les Kaufman (Biology, BU) will moderate and Pardee Faculty Fellow Susan Foster (School of Public Health, BU), and Prof. Cheryl Knott (Anthropology, BU) will talk. Please RSVP by March 21. Lunch will be available from 11:30 a.m.