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Current Year — Zohrab Information Center

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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LITERARY LIGHTS: Taleen Voskuni in Conversation with JP Der Boghossian ~ Tuesday, February 7, 2023 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: Taleen Voskuni in Conversation with JP Der Boghossian ~ Tuesday, February 7, 2023 ~ On Zoom

Literary Lights is a monthly reading series organized by the International Armenian Literary Alliance (IALA), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center. Learn more here.

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ARMENIA ON THE BRINK: Strategies in a Diminishing Landscape ~ Sunday, September 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

ARMENIA ON THE BRINK: Strategies in a Diminishing Landscape ~ Sunday, September 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Part IV: Armenia on the Brink: Strategies in a Diminishing Landscape, the fourth in the What’s Next series on the post-war Armenian reality.

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TECHNOLOGIES OF COMMUNICATION AND ARMENIAN NARRATIVE PRACTICES THROUGH THE CENTURIES: International Conference ~ Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2022 ~ IN Person

TECHNOLOGIES OF COMMUNICATION AND ARMENIAN NARRATIVE PRACTICES THROUGH THE CENTURIES: International Conference ~ Saturday & Sunday, September 17-18, 2022 ~ IN Person

Focusing on technologies of communication (i.e., manuscripts, print, visual, and digital media) the Technologies of Communication and Armenian Narrative Practices Through the Centuries: International Conference aims to foster an interdisciplinary conversation with researchers working across historical periods around the question of how technologies of communication have impacted Armenian narrative style and practices (such as modes of storytelling, narrative structure, and exegetical principles), and reversely how Armenian narrative practices have shaped each new technology.

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THE MATERIALITY OF ARMENIAN CHRISTIANITY: Gospel Books as Sacred Objects ~ Wednesday, January 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE MATERIALITY OF ARMENIAN CHRISTIANITY: Gospel Books as Sacred Objects ~ Wednesday, January 26, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Based on several years of ethnographic research in Armenia and recent anthropological literature on religion as a sensual and material phenomenon, Konrad Siekierski will discuss how Gospel Books (and some other religious texts) make visible the invisible, touchable the untouchable, and – ultimately – reachable the unreachable for Armenian Christians today.

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