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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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How to Read the Qur’an: A lecture by Carl W. Ernst

Starts:
5:30 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014
Ends:
7:00 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014
Location:
Boston University School of Law, Barristers Hall 765 Commonwealth Ave., First Floor
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/religion/2013/11/25/save-the-date-february-19-2014/
Save the date for the Department of Religion's 18th Annual Lecture. Carl W. Ernst is a specialist in Islamic studies, with a focus on West and South Asia. His published research, based on the study of Arabic, Persian, and Urdu, has been mainly devoted to the study of three areas: general and critical issues of Islamic studies, premodern and contemporary Sufism, and Indo-Muslim culture. Delayed to Thursday, February 20 due to weather.