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THE POLITICS OF ARMENIAN MIGRATION TO NORTH AMERICA, 1885-1915 with David Gutman in New York~ Thursday, March 26, 2020

THE POLITICS OF ARMENIAN MIGRATION TO NORTH AMERICA, 1885-1915 with David Gutman in New York~ Thursday, March 26, 2020

Thursday, March 25, 2020, 7:00-8:30 pm Columbia University, Knox Hall, Room 208 606 West 122nd Street, New York, NY 10027 Between 1885 and 1915, roughly eighty thousand Armenians migrated between the Ottoman Empire and North America. For much of this period, Ottoman state authorities viewed Armenian migrants, particularly those who returned to the empire after sojourns abroad, as a political threat to the empire’s security. In response, Istanbul worked vigorously to prevent Armenians both from migrating to and returning from North America. In response dense smuggling networks emerged to assist migrants in bypassing this migration ban. The dynamics that shaped the evolution...

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POSTPONED ~ ADVENTURES WITH/IN THE ARMENIAN LANGUAGE: Panel Discussion with Nancy Kricorian, Kristy Rendahl, Dahlia Elsaid, Lisa Gulesserian ~ POSTPONED

POSTPONED ~ ADVENTURES WITH/IN THE ARMENIAN LANGUAGE: Panel Discussion with Nancy Kricorian, Kristy Rendahl, Dahlia Elsaid, Lisa Gulesserian ~ POSTPONED

POSTPONED NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building, Batmasian Hall (3rd Floor) 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 Join us for a panel discussion on the Adventures With/In the Armenian Language. FEATURING Nancy Kricorian, Kristy Rendahl, and Dahlia Elsayed MODERATED BY: Dr. Lisa Gulesserian SPONSOR National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

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POSTPONED ~ A WEDDING OF ARMENIAN TYPES, ARMENIAN CUSTOMS: Revisiting Garabed Nichanian's "Provincial Wedding in Moush" (1890) by Dr. Vazken Khatchig Davidian ~ POSTPONED to Fall 2020

POSTPONED ~ A WEDDING OF ARMENIAN TYPES, ARMENIAN CUSTOMS: Revisiting Garabed Nichanian's "Provincial Wedding in Moush" (1890) by Dr. Vazken Khatchig Davidian ~ POSTPONED to Fall 2020

POSTPONED to Fall 2020 The presentation undertakes a close reading of a major painting- Provincial Wedding in Moush - by the notable but now forgotten, Constantinople artist Garabed "Charles" Nichanian (1861-1950). Unseen since the last exhibition in Chicago in 1893, the image of this monumental work has survived through a single know photographic reproduction and at least two engravings published in contemporary journals. Moreover two extensive reviews complement the photograph with a plethora of descriptive detail based on direct visual observation of the painting in the company of the artist. Crucially, they also reveal much about the work's reception among...

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POSTPONED ~ VAHE OSHAGAN: BETWEEN ACTS ~ Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Hrayr Eulmessekian, Taline Voskeritchian, and Karen Jallatyan ~ POSTPONED

POSTPONED ~ VAHE OSHAGAN: BETWEEN ACTS ~ Film Screening & Discussion with Filmmaker Hrayr Eulmessekian, Taline Voskeritchian, and Karen Jallatyan ~ POSTPONED

POSTPONED NAASR Vartan Gregorian Building, Batmasian Hall (3rd Floor) 395 Concord Avenue, Belmont, MA 02478 Join us for the screening of the film Vahe Oshagan: Between Acts, followed by a discussion with filmmaker Hrayr Eulmessekian, Taline Voskeritchian, and Karen Jallatyan. Vahé Oshagan: Between Acts is a literary biography of the pre-eminent writer and public intellectual of the modern Armenian diaspora. The film infuses the traditional documentary with visual, sound-text, and scholarly interpretations of Oshagan's poetry and prose. It features readings and commentary by Oshagan of his own poetry, as well as analyses by well-known literary critics Krikor Beledian, Krikor Chahinian, and...

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CANCELLED ~ SOVIET BIRDCAGE FOR AN ORPHANED NATION: Two Velvet Revolutions as a 2nd Chance with Amb. Rouben Shougarian ~ CANCELLED

CANCELLED ~ SOVIET BIRDCAGE FOR AN ORPHANED NATION: Two Velvet Revolutions as a 2nd Chance with Amb. Rouben Shougarian ~ CANCELLED

CANCELLED Goddard Chapel, Tufts University, 3, The Green, Medford, MA 02155 The Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide at Tufts University: A Day of Remembrance ~ Please join the Tufts community in honoring and recognizing the victims of the Armenian Genocide. Featuring the lecture: Soviet Birdcage for an Orphaned Nation: Two Velvet Revolutions as a Second Chance by Dr. Rouben Shougarian, Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy Ambassador Shougarian examines the organic link connecting three key events in Armenia’s Soviet and post-Soviet history: the 50th anniversary of the Genocide observed during student demonstrations behind the iron curtain in Yerevan in 1965; the Revolution of Mathematicians...

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