Prior Years

2005

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:...

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2004

February 12: Illustrated lecture by Philip Ketchian: “Climbing Mt. Ararat: Then and Now.” February 26, March 4 & 11: Seminar by Dr. Barbara Merguerian and Dr. Suzanne Moranian, “American Power and Armenian Destiny: A Fateful Century, 1819-1927.” April 21: Illustrated lecture by Dr. Harutyun Marutyan: “The Genocide and Armenian National Identity During the Karabagh Movement.” Co-sponsored by NAASR and the Zoryan Institute. April 23: Film Screening: Germany and the Secret Genocide, directed by Dr. J. Michael Hagopian. At Belmont High School auditorium. May 20: Lecture by Dr. Taner Akçam: “From Empire to Republic: Turkish Nationalism and the Armenian Genocide.” At...

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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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