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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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Fall Undergraduate Linguistics Open House

Starts:
4:15 pm on Monday, September 8, 2014
Ends:
5:30 pm on Monday, September 8, 2014
Location:
STH 325
URL:
http://ling.bu.edu
Contact Name:
Carol Neidle
This is a great opportunity to get information about linguistics in general and about our courses and programs, including the Linguistics major and minor and joint majors combining Linguistics with French, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, or Philosophy. Chat with linguistics faculty members; meet our new professors: Byron Ahn and Neil Myler ! Get to know other students interested in linguistics, including members of the BU Linguistics Association (BULA). Prospective, new, and returning undergraduates with an interest in linguistics are invited. Bring your friends. Come for the pleasant company and conversation, and a wealth of information. And enjoy the refreshments! We hope you will join us.