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The Avedis Derounian Archive at NAASR: A Vital Resource on US-Based Extremism

Avedis Derounian Archive Charles Gallagher Christopher Vials Extremism Fascism Guido Jimenez-Cruz Mass Humanities Massachusetts Cultural Council NAASR National Endowment for the Humanities Nazi

Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 7:00pm ET / 4:00pm PT 
On Zoom and NAASR's YouTube channel Armenian Studies.


GUIDO JIMENEZ-CRUZ: writer and filmmaker, currently working (with Leslie Dann) on Under Cover: My Four Years in the Nazi Underworld of America.

DR. CHARLES GALLAGHER: Associate Professor of History at Boston College, author of Vatican Secret Diplomacy: Joseph P. Hurley and Pope Pius XII (Yale Univ. Press, 2008) and The Nazis of Copley Square: The Forgotten History of the Christian Front, 1939-1945 (Harvard Univ. Press, 2021).

DR. CHRISTOPHER VIALS: Professor of English and Director of American Studies at UConn (Storrs), author of Haunted by Hitler: Liberals, the Left, and the Fight against Fascism in the United States (Univ. of Massachusetts Press, 2014) and co-editor of The US Antifascism Reader (Verso Books, 2020).

MICHAEL BOBELIAN: author of Children of Armenia: A Forgotten Genocide and the Century-long Struggle for Justice (Simon & Schuster, 2009) and Battle for the Marble Palace: Abe Fortas, Earl Warren, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon and the Forging of the Modern Supreme Court (Schaffner Press, 2019).

National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

This program is made possible by a grant from Mass Humanities, which provided funding through the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC). Mass Humanities is a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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