1997 Posted on 22 Jun 11:31

February 20: Illustrated Lecture by Dr. Levon Chookaszian on “The Image and Importance of Armenian Women in the Arts.”

March 6: Lecture by Dr. Leon Janikian, “Remastering Our Musical Roots: Armenian Folkloric Music in the United States.”

March 20: Lecture by Mark Malkasian on “The National Democratic Movement in Armenia.”

April 3: Illustrated Lecture by Joseph Dagdigian, “A Journey Through Eastern Turkey to Armenian Villages and Towns.”

April 17: Illustrated Lecture by Dr. Armand Bedikian, “Building a Stronger Armenia Through Education.”

May 8: Lecture by Dr. Peter Balakian, “An American Son Discovers His Armenian Past.”

May 15: Lecture by Bat Ye’or on “Jihad to Dhimmi: Christians and Jews Under Islam—The Armenian Experience.”

May 22: Lecture by Dr. James R. Russell on “Early Fame and Tragic Fate of Poet Eghishe Charents.”

June 5: Illustrated Lecture by Donald Flumerfelt, “Armenian Life and Society as Observed by a Peace Corps Volunteer in Armenia.”

October 16: Group Presentation, “On the Road to Ararat: Experiences, Observations, and Reflections,” by Barbara Merguerian, Shushan Teager, and Sergio LaPorta.

November 6: Lecture by Kevork Ajemian, “Genocide Can Never Be Forgiven: Is there a Time for Terror?”

November 15: 43rd Annual Assembly of Members, with lecture by Dr. Hagop J. Nersoyan on “Armenian Studies: A Look Back and a Look Ahead.”

December 4: Lecture by Dr. Susan Pattie on “Diasporas within the Diaspora,” co-sponsored by NAASR and the Zoryan Institute.