Start: 12:30 pm
Highlands Ranch: Ten years after a US-led invasion toppled the government of Saddam Hussein, Iraq is still in the process of maintaining itself as a stable, self-governing nation. Since the US military formally ended its mission in December, 2011, Iraq has experienced an uptick in sectarian and ethnic violence. Join Active Minds as we look at the path for Iraq to stand on its own as well as the strategic role that the new Iraq plays in the region. PDF of the Active Minds Lecture Series.
Start: 7:30 pm
Colfax Avenue: Marjan Kamali has an MFA in creative writing from New York University and an MBA from Columbia University. Her work has been a top finalist in Glimmer Train’s Fiction Open and the Asian American Short Story Contest. Kamali will read from and sign her debut novel Together Tea ($14.99 Ecco), a moving and joyous story about family, love, and finding the place you truly belong. Can’t make it to the signing? Request an autographed copy here: firstname.lastname@example.org Marjan Kamali’s website