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Literary Lights: We Are All Armenian ~Monday, April 3, 2023 ~ In-Person Event

Literary Lights: We Are All Armenian ~Monday, April 3, 2023 ~ In-Person Event

Join us for our next Literary Lights in-person event in New York City, featuring Aram Mrjoian, editor of We Are All Armenian, who will be joined by the anthology’s contributors, Chris Bohjalian, Nancy Kricorian, Scout Tufankjian, and Hrag Vartanian.

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FOR A BETTER UNDERSTANDING Of ST. GREGORY Of NAREK’S PRAYERS: A Conversation ~ Saturday, April 1, 2023 ~ Hybrid Event

FOR A BETTER UNDERSTANDING Of ST. GREGORY Of NAREK’S PRAYERS: A Conversation ~ Saturday, April 1, 2023 ~ Hybrid Event

Join us on Saturday, April 1, 2023, for a conversation between Dr. Abraham Terian and Dr. S. Peter Cowe "For a Better Understanding of St. Gregory of Narek's Prayers," an in-person and live-streamed event.

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Literary Lights: Featuring A Book, Untitled by Deanna Cachoian-Schanz ~ Wednesday, March 29, 2023 ~ In-Person Event

Literary Lights: Featuring A Book, Untitled by Deanna Cachoian-Schanz ~ Wednesday, March 29, 2023 ~ In-Person Event

A Book, Untitled unfolds an imagined encounter between two early twentieth-century feminist writers, Zabel Yesayan and Shushanik Kurghinian, juxtaposed with a conversation between the author and a friend. Learn more about the book here: bit.ly/3X4e8ZC

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THEY VOWED NEVER TO RETURN: Armenian Transatlantic Mobility and ‘Undesirable Subjects’ at the end of the Ottoman Empire ~ Tuesday, March 28, 2023 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THEY VOWED NEVER TO RETURN: Armenian Transatlantic Mobility and ‘Undesirable Subjects’ at the end of the Ottoman Empire ~ Tuesday, March 28, 2023 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

This talk will expand the category of anti-Armenian violence in the Hamidian era to contain the denaturalization of targeted populations and methods devised to control their movements, such as photo registers. It will focus on the Armenian mobility between the Ottoman Empire and the United States between 1896-1908. 

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WHAT'S NEXT? Armenian Genocide Restitution in the Post-Recognition Era ~ Saturday, March 25, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom/YouTube

WHAT'S NEXT? Armenian Genocide Restitution in the Post-Recognition Era ~ Saturday, March 25, 2023 ~ In-Person and On Zoom/YouTube

In 2019, both houses of U.S. Congress recognized the Armenian Genocide, followed by President Biden’s official recognition on April 24, 2021. Their goal achieved, Armenian activists and organizations were now faced with the question: “What’s next?” This question has yet to be fully examined—much less answered by Armenian communities in the U.S. and elsewhere, and there remains an incomplete awareness and understanding of the possible steps that should follow recognition.

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