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IMAGINING THE PAST: Atrocity Trauma and the Armenian Genocide ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In Person: UCLA

IMAGINING THE PAST: Atrocity Trauma and the Armenian Genocide ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In Person: UCLA

Peter Balakian will discuss how he has worked through filaments of Armenian history to create an inventive body of literature. He will explore how his work has moved across generations in his writing both poetry and memoir about the Armenian Genocide.

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The Armenian Social Democrat Hnchakian Party: Politics, Ideology and Transnational History ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In-Person (NAASR) and on Zoom

The Armenian Social Democrat Hnchakian Party: Politics, Ideology and Transnational History ~ Thursday, April 18, 2024 ~ In-Person (NAASR) and on Zoom

The Armenian Social Democrat Hnchakian Party: Politics, Ideology and Transnational History, edited by Bedross Der Matossian, sheds light on the history of the Social Democrat Hnchakian Party, a major Armenian revolutionary party that operated in the Ottoman Empire, Russia, Persia and throughout the global Armenian diaspora.

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UConn ARMENIAN MEMORY PROJECT: Student Showcase 2024 ~ April 16, 2024 ~ In Person: UConn / Online

UConn ARMENIAN MEMORY PROJECT: Student Showcase 2024 ~ April 16, 2024 ~ In Person: UConn / Online

The Armenian Memory Project, led by the UConn Office of Global Affairs, in collaboration with the Gladstein Family Human Rights Institute and Department of Digital Media & Design, highlights the power of digital media in telling the Armenian story.

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ODES OF ST. NERSESS THE GRACEFUL: Annotated Translation ~ Monday, April 15, 2024 ~ On Zoom

ODES OF ST. NERSESS THE GRACEFUL: Annotated Translation ~ Monday, April 15, 2024 ~ On Zoom

This volume of Odes of St. Nersess the Graceful presents the Armenian text and an English translation of sixty of St. Nersess’s liturgical odes (tagh), fifty-eight of which have never been previously translated into English. 

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LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

LITERARY LIGHTS: Children's Authors Astrid Kamalyan and Leila Boukarim ~ Saturday, April 13, 2024 ~ On Zoom

Literary Lights is a monthly reading series organized by the IALA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and the Krikor and Clara Zohrab Information Center. The series features new works of literature by Armenian authors. Each event—held online—will feature a writer reading from their work, followed by a discussion with an interviewer and audience members.

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