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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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Oscar Wilde, Rachilde, and the Mercure de France: New Aspects of the London-Paris Connection in the 1890's

Starts:
12:00 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014
Location:
CAS 200
Petra Dierkes-Thrun is a Lecturer in the Comparative Literature Department and the Program for Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Stanford University and the author ofSalome's Modernity: Oscar Wilde and the Aesthetics of Transgression (University of Michigan Press, 2011). Her research and teaching interests range across Victorian, European fin-de-siecle, and modernist studies (including literature, visual arts, cinema, opera, and dance), feminist and LGBTQ studies, and digital pedagogy in the humanities.