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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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BU Joint Lecture: The Acropolis Restoration Project and the Laser Application

Starts:
5:00 pm on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Ends:
6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Location:
BU 705 Commonwealth Ave, Room 522
URL:
http://www.bu.edu/archaeology
Demetrios Anglos, Assoc. Professor of Chemistry, University of Crete, and Associated Researcher, Institute of Electronic Research and Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology, Heraklion, and Vassiliki Eleftheriou, Director of the Acropolis Restoration Service, Athens. Reception to follow. Sponsored by the Onassis Foundation (USA) with co-sponsorship by Boston University Department of History of Art & Architecture, Department of Archaeology and Core Curriculum, and the Archaeological Institute of America.