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MARIAM'S TATTOOS: The Afterlives of a Humanitarian Photograph ~ Wednesday, November 15, 2023 ~ On Zoom

MARIAM'S TATTOOS: The Afterlives of a Humanitarian Photograph ~ Wednesday, November 15, 2023 ~ On Zoom

Dr. Elyse Semerdjian will discuss her book Remnants: Embodied Archives of the Armenian Genocide wherein tattooed and scar-bearing bodies reveal the larger history of gender and genocide. In this talk she will focus her discussion on contextualizing a single 1919 humanitarian portrait of a young woman named Mariam Azarian.

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