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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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Becoming Evil: How Ordinary People Commit Genocide and Mass Killing

Starts:
6:00 pm on Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Location:
Hillel House, 4th Floor
Dr. James Waller is the Cohen Professor of Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Keene State College (NH). Waller is a widely-recognized scholar in the field of Holocaust and genocide studies and his talk at BU will focus on genocide prevention.