Bedros Keljik’s Armenian-American Sketches, originally published in Armenian in 1944 as Amerigahay Badgerner, is the work of a member of the pioneer generation of Armenian immigrants, and is of both literary and historical significance. Now fully translated into English for the first time and recently published as volume 8 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno, these stories retain their vitality, humor, pathos, and relevance.
An international expert at CERI-Sciences Po, Dr. Gaïdz Minassian has been a journalist at Le Monde since 2001. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science and teaches International Relations at SciencesPo, Paris and is the author of several books on international relations, the South, Caucasus and Armenia.
This panel conversation will try to contextualize the recent developments in Lebanon by looking at the country’s socio-political structure, the role of the Armenian community within that fabric as well as the possible futures of the country and the community.
Dr. Utijian's recent publications include the volumes They Who Imbibed the Effusions of the Spirit: The Art of the Armenian Book through the Ages (Mervart, 2016),Treasures of the Earliest Christian Nation: Spirituality, Art and Music in Mediaeval Armenian Manuscripts (Royal Canonry of Premonstratensians at Strahov in Prague, 2018) and Tntesean and the Music of the Armenian Hymnal (Mervart, 2018). He is currently preparing his monograph entitled “Sweet in melody and voice: Words, neumes and music in the odes of St. Gregory of Narek," for publication.
Friday, February 7, 2020, 9:30 am - 7:00 pmUCLA Royce Hall, Room 314 10745 Dickson Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90095PROGRAM 9:30 – 10:00 am BREAKFAST10:00 – 10:10 am OPENING REMARKSAnatolii Tokmantcev, Director of the 2020 Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLADr. S. Peter Cowe, Narekatsi Professor of Armenian StudiesNear Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLAPANEL 1: Homeland and Diaspora: Displacement and its EffectsChair: Armen Adamian, Ethnomusicology, UCLA10:10 – 10:30 amAni Shahinian, “The Martyrdom of Awag Salmastec‘i (1390): An Inquiry into Business Relations Between Christians-Muslims in Salmast, Persia and Bałeš, Lake Van Region in Late Medieval Armenia” (University of Oxford)10:30...