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LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

Literary Lights is a monthly reading series organized by the IALA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center. The series features new works of literature by Armenian authors. Each event—held online—will feature a writer reading from their work, followed by a discussion with an interviewer and audience members.

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REMEMBERING PROFESSOR RICHARD G. HOVANNISIAN: Looking Back, Moving Forward ~ Saturday, April 6, 2024

REMEMBERING PROFESSOR RICHARD G. HOVANNISIAN: Looking Back, Moving Forward ~ Saturday, April 6, 2024

This all day symposium is dedicated to honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of UCLA Professor Richard G. Hovannisian who was a faculty member at UCLA for over 50 years and was the first holder of the Armenian Educational Foundation Professorial Chair in Modern Armenian History, now named in his honor. 

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Armenians in Massachusetts, 1870-1924: Establishing a Community, Building Institutions

Armenians in Massachusetts, 1870-1924: Establishing a Community, Building Institutions

In the under-studied area of Armenian-American history, the decades prior to the 1890s are especially murky, as a tiny number of Armenians began to form the basis for what would become a more substantial and established community; although the post-1890s decades are hardly well-documented either.

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Literary Lights: The Prospectors

Literary Lights: The Prospectors

Selected by Barnes & Noble as their book-of-the-month for October 2023, Ariel Djanikian’s newly-released The Prospectors is a sweeping rags-to-riches story of survival and greed across American history following a family transformed by the Klondike Gold Rush.

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Unpacking the Hate and Pressure Campaign Against Artsakh Armenians

Unpacking the Hate and Pressure Campaign Against Artsakh Armenians

Join us for a panel discussion on "Unpacking the Hate and Pressure Campaign Against Artsakh Armenians."

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