Cummings Foundation Grant Recipient


February 22: Lecture by David L. Phillips on “Turkish Armenian Reconciliation: Lessons Learned from TARC.”

March 17: Lecture by Dr. Levon Z. Boyajian: “The Land That Is No More: Extinction, Survival, and Armenian Identity.”

April 7: Lecture by Nishan Parlakian: “Preserving Ancestral Voices: The Theatre and Armenian Identity.”

May 14: Seminar by Dr. George Bournoutian: “The Academic War Over Nagorno-Karabagh.”

May 19: Lecture by Dr. Pamela Steiner: “When a Traumatized People Try To Resolve Past Hurts.”

May 22: Launch of NAASR’s Armenian Heritage Press publication The Armenians of New England, co-sponsored and hosted by the Armenian Cultural Foundation.

June 16: Lecture by Robert Kalantari on “The Energy Crisis in Armenia Today.”

September 8: Lecture by Dr. Moorad Mooradian: “A New Look at TARC (Turkish-Armenian Reconciliation Commission).”

September 10: All-day seminar by Dr. Moorad Mooradian: “Hurting Stalemate or Mediation: The Conflict Over Nagorno-Karabakh.”

September 22: Lecture by Dr. Carolann Najarian: “Healers, Holy Books, Mountains, and Gardens: Armenian Folk Medical Beliefs and Practices.” Co-sponsored by NAASR and the Armenian International Women's Association.

September 30: Panel Discussion: “Armenian Genocide Education: Reaching Into the School Curriculum,” with Prof. Richard Hovannisian (UCLA), Adam Strom and Margot Stern Strom (Facing History and Ourselves), and Prof. Henry Theriault (Worcester State College). Co-sponsored by NAASR, The Armenian Assembly of America, and Facing History and Ourselves.

October 13: Illustrated lecture by Van Aroian: “Armenian Photographs in the Getty Museum Collection: An Introduction.”

October 26: Lecture by Marc A. Mamigonian: “All Abunk for Tarararat! The Use of Armenian in James Joyce's Finnegans Wake.”

November 7: Lecture by George Bournoutian, “The Academic War Over Nagorno-Karabagh,” at Armenian Church of the Holy Resurrection, New Britain, CT. Co-sponsored by NAASR and the Church of the Holy Resurrection.

November 10: Lecture by Steve Kurkjian: “Kiss My Children's Eyes: A Search for Answers to the Armenian Genocide Through One Remarkable Photograph.”

November 19: 51st Annual NAASR Assembly of Members, luncheon lecture by William S. Parsons, Chief of Staff, U.S. Holocaust Museum, "Genocide: Remembering Is Not Enough."

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