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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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Film Screening: Tokyo Sonata

Starts:
6:30 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Ends:
8:30 pm on Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Location:
College of Arts and Sciences, 725 Comm. Ave, Room 537C
The Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature, The Center for Study of Asia, the Geddes Language Center, and the Japanese House present: Tokyo Sonata - Kiyoshi Kurosawa's film about an ordinary Japanese family who slowly disintegrates after its patriarch loses his job at a prominent company.