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PERSONALIZING THE MAP OF HOMELAND ~ Wednesday, May 11, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

PERSONALIZING THE MAP OF HOMELAND ~  Wednesday, May 11, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

In this talk, Dr. Carel Bertram discusses how travelers came to experience these two landscapes (hostland/diasporic home and homeland) not merely together, but as mirrors, or as parallel or overlapping maps. She uses their conversations and their memories of homeland-related recipes and music to show how, during their travels, this sensibility was activated and nurtured in ways that impacted their understanding and experiences of homeland in powerful ways.

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A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Between 2007 and 2015, Carel Bertram traveled with many self-described pilgrims on dozens of homecoming trips led by Armen Aroyan, and A House in the Homeland chronicles what she saw.

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