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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, Historical Ecology, and Climate Change in Alaska

Starts:
3:00 pm on Friday, April 12, 2013
Location:
U Department of Archaeology, Stone Science Building, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 253
Archaeology, Historical Ecology, and Climate Change: 5000 years in the Gulf of Alaska Professor Catherine West, Department of Anthropology, University of Maine to give lecture.