Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

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WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN: Australia, New Zealand, and the Armenian Genocide ~ Tuesday, April 13, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

WHEN WE DEAD AWAKEN: Australia, New Zealand, and the Armenian Genocide ~ Tuesday, April 13, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

James Robins explores the accounts of Anzac Prisoners of War who witnessed the genocide, the experiences of soldiers who risked their lives to defend refugees, and Australia and New Zealand’s participation in the enormous post-war Armenian relief movement.

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PHOTOS BY KIRK: Film Screening & Discussion ~ Sunday, March 28, 2021 ~ On Zoom

PHOTOS BY KIRK: Film Screening & Discussion ~ Sunday, March 28, 2021 ~ On Zoom

Photos by Kirk tells the story of an Armenian Genocide survivor who immigrated to America in 1920 and worked as a photographer in the Bronx from the 1920s to 1970s.

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VALLEY OF DEATH: A 44-DAY CATASTROPHE ~ Saturday, March, 27, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube and In Person

VALLEY OF DEATH: A 44-DAY CATASTROPHE ~ Saturday, March, 27, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube and In Person

Join Tatul Hakobyan to deconstruct events leading up to and following the 44-Day War. The discussion will be in English. Conflict specialist Hakobyan will examine why the war started; what transpired on the ground; what were the surprises, if any; and why events unfolded along a trajectory of seemingly endless calamities.

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GETTING THE TRUTH OUT: Academia, Advocacy, and the War on Armenia(ns) ~ Wednesday, March 24, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

GETTING THE TRUTH OUT: Academia, Advocacy, and the War on Armenia(ns) ~ Wednesday, March 24, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

How can scholars maintain their commitment to academic integrity while also contributing to this larger effort? How can activists who work on the “front lines” or in the corridors of power benefit from the foundational work of scholars? Are the priorities and responsibilities of the academic and activist worlds reconcilable and complementary or must they be seen as separate? Can greater collaboration and cooperation among scholars, across Armenian community political and organizational lines, and among activists representing different interest groups more effectively counter Turkey and Azerbaijan’s exponentially larger wealth and influence? Join us for the discussion.

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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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