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A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

A CONVERSATION WITH DR. DENNIS PAPAZIAN: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future ~ Monday, September 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Dennis Papazian's journey is a classic American immigrant tale. Through it all, he shares his wit, resilience, keen sense of perception, and vision, as well as the memorable characters he meets along the way, as he reflects on his consequential, eventful, and at times surprising life. It is a story that will inspire and give hope to all who join him on his journey.

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Feminism, Theology, and Liberation in Mari Beylerian's Writings ~ Friday, March 19, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Feminism, Theology, and Liberation in Mari Beylerian's Writings ~ Friday, March 19, 2021 ~ On Zoom

In this lecture, Dr. Melissa Bilal will talk about Mari Beylerian’s legacy as a staunch feminist writer, an activist committed to social justice, and a devoted pedagogue who disappeared amidst the horrors of the genocide.

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WHAT DOES A SMALL NATION KNOW? Armenians and the Wages of Nationalism ~ Friday, February 12, 2021 ~ Live on Zoom

WHAT DOES A SMALL NATION KNOW? Armenians and the Wages of Nationalism ~ Friday, February 12, 2021 ~ Live on Zoom

Professor Ronald Grigor Suny explores the benefits and the wages of nationalism, its costs to a small nation, and how it has contributed to the tragic moment the country faces today. Sossie Kasbarian is discussant.

This lecture is part of the UCLA Promise Armenian Institute Distinguished Lecture Series, which is co-sponsored by the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR).

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