Forbidden Journeys: J. Michael Hagopian’s Film of the 1967 NAASR Trip to Historic Armenia and Its Legacy and Ani Hovannisian-Kevorkian’s Work-in-Progress on the Vanishing Traces of Historic Armenia Posted on 09 Sep 17:50

Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 2:00 p.m.

James Bridges Theater, Melnitz Hall, UCLA
235 Charles E. Young Dr., Los Angele, CA

Join us for this event that will discuss the pioneering legacy of J. Michael Hagopian and his impact as an advocate for Armenian Studies and as a filmmaker.  We will present portions of his 1967 film Historic Armenia and of Ani Hovannisian-Kevorkian’s current documentary, and hear from a panel that includes Dr. Carla Garapedian, Ms. Ani Hovannisian-Kevorkian, Dr. Richard G. Hovannisian, and Mr. Marc A. Mamigonian, with opening and closing words from Prof. S. Peter Cowe and Prof. Sebouh Aslanian.

Presented by the Armenian Film Foundation and the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research

Co-Sponsored by the Richard G. Hovannisian Chair in Modern Armenian History (UCLA), the Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Language and Literature (UCLA), and and the Ararat-Eskijian Museum

For more information view flyer.