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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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Archaeology PhD Defense: Karen Anne Hutchins

Starts:
11:00 am on Thursday, March 28, 2013
Ends:
12:30 pm on Thursday, March 28, 2013
Location:
Gabel Museum, STO 253
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/archaeology
Dissertation Title: In Pursuit of Full Freedom: An archaeological and historical study of the free African-American Community at Parting Ways, Massachusetts, 1779-1900