Prior Years

2003

February 13: Lecture and Readings by Dr. James R. Russell and Khachatur Haroutiunyan: “Old Love and New Art: Nahapet Kuchak in St. Petersburg.” February 27: Illustrated Lecture by Dr. Levon Chookaszian on “Armenian Artists of Constantinople: Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries.” March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3: Seminar by Dr. Simon Payaslian: “The Long Twentieth Century in Armenian History.” April 22: “Images of the Armenian Spirit”: An Evening with Filmmaker Andrew Goldberg May 8, 22, 29: Seminar by Dr. James R. Russell on “Philosophers, Mystics, and Poets: Ancient Armenian Intellectual Life.” June 3: Talk and readings by Nancy...

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2002

January 17: Lecture by Vickie Smith Foston: “What's Armenian? Uncovering a Hidden Armenian Heritage.” February 7: Illustrated Lecture by Joe Dagdigian on “Armenia and Its Scientific Heritage.” February 21: Illustrated Lecture by Dr. Levon Chookaszian on “Armenian Art of the First Christian Centuries.” February 27: Lecture by Bat Ye’or on “Jihad, Politics, and Religious Minorities: The Armenian Experience.” March 28: Panel Discussion on “Current State of the Armenian Economy” with business leaders from Armenia, co-sponsored by NAASR and CYSCA. May 9, 16, 23, 30: Seminar by Prof. James R. Russell: “The Near East in the Mind of America: Cultural Connections...

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2001

March 13: Lecture by Dr. Karen Yuzbashian on “The Battle of Avarayr and Its Historical Role.” April 19: Lecture by Prof. James R. Russell on “The Role of the Epic in Armenian Literature.” May 24: Lecture by Dr. Moorad Mooradian on “The Karabagh Dilemma.” May 31: Panel Discussion on “Education in Armenia: Trends, Issues, and Methods” with educators from Armenia, co-sponsored by NAASR and CYSCA. June 7: Lecture by Dr. Bert Vaux on “The Muslim Armenians of the Black Sea Coast.” August 9: Panel Discussion: “Partnerships to Promote Civil Society in Armenia,” co-sponsored by NAASR and CYSCA. September 20: Illustrated...

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2000

March 30: Panel discussion, “Armenia in Transition: Socio-Economic Conditions and Future Prospects,” co-sponsored by NAASR and CYSCA. May 4: Lecture by Dr. Gevork Kherlopian on “Early Christianity in Armenia.” May 11: Lecture by Peter Khanbegian on “History Through a Literary Lens.” June 15: Panel Discussion on “Environmental Crisis in Armenia: Reversing Decades of Pollution and Neglect,” co-sponsored by NAASR and CYSCA. September 21: Lecture by Diane Goshgarian, “True Fiction: Telling the Story of Armenian Survival, 1895-1919.” November 2: Lecture by Robert O. Krikorian on “Crisis in Armenia: Intellectuals and the State.” November 18: 46th Annual NAASR Assembly of Members, with...

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1999

April 9-10: Conference on “The Armenians of New England: Celebrating a Culture and Preserving a Heritage,” co-sponsored by NAASR and numerous other Boston-area Armenian groups. January 21: Lecture by Dr. Carolann Najarian on “Missions for Survival in Armenia.” March 18: Lecture by Dr. Bert Vaux on “The Formation of Standard Western Armenian.” April 29: Lecture by Florence Soghoian on “Remembering the Armenian Genocide: Portrait of a Survivor” and video presentation by Roger K. Hagopian, “The Journey of an Armenian Family: The Struggle of a Nation.” September 23: Lecture by Dr. Vahakn N. Dadrian on “Elements in Turko-Armenian Conflict and Its...

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