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Wall Painting in Ani, Horomos, and Mren: Findings and Remarks

Wall Painting in Ani, Horomos, and Mren: Findings and Remarks

Dr. Christina Maranci highlights the importance of combining technological innovations with knowledge of the conventions of Armenian art and texts, as well as traditional methods of visual and comparative analysis in her talk Wall Painting in Ani, Horomos, and Mren: Findings and Remarks.

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Literary Lights: American Wildflowers with Dr. Susan Barba

Literary Lights: American Wildflowers with Dr. Susan Barba

In the spirit of the season, Literary Lights featured Susan Barba, editor of American Wildflowers: A Literary Field Guide. Barba will be joined by Dr. Jesse S. Arlen.

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Intertwined Legacies: Gomidas Vartabed (1869-1935) & Koharik Gazarossian (1907-1967)

Intertwined Legacies: Gomidas Vartabed (1869-1935) & Koharik Gazarossian (1907-1967)

Melissa Bilal is the Associate Director of the UCLA Armenian Music Program and Lecturer in the Department of Ethnomusicology. Previously a Distinguished Research Fellow at CNES, before UCLA, she was an Assistant Professor in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the American University of Armenia, where she continues serving as a core team member developing the Gender Studies minor program.

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THE BALAYANS: Ottoman Architecture and Balyan Archive

THE BALAYANS: Ottoman Architecture and Balyan Archive

In 2021, Büke Uras published his most comprehensive publication to date, “Balyans, Ottoman Architecture and Balyan Archive.” The Mayor of Istanbul financed the 3rd and 4th editions of the book and decided it to be the official diplomatic gift of Istanbul Municipality, a first in Republic’s history for an item of Armenian subject.

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The Horrors of Adana: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century

The Horrors of Adana: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century

The Horrors of Adana offers one of the first close examinations of these events, analyzing sociopolitical and economic transformations that culminated in a cataclysm of violence. Drawing on primary sources in a dozen languages, he develops an interdisciplinary approach to understand the rumors and emotions, public spheres and humanitarian interventions that together informed this complex event.

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