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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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Judaic Studies Faculty/Grad Student luncheon. Presenter: Abigail Gillman

12:30 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014
2:00 pm on Thursday, February 13, 2014
147 Bay State Road, Room JSC 202
Prof. Gillman (MLCL) will present on "Before the Law: Decoding Jewish Parables from the Torah to Kafka."