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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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Climate Matters: Ethics in a Warming World

Starts:
2:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013
Ends:
6:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013
Location:
The Castle 225 Baystate Road
Featuring: John Broome - University of Oxford With commentary by: Stephen Gardiner - University of Washington Caspar Hare - MIT David Roochnik - Boston University