For six decades, NAASR has led the movement to create, maintain, strengthen, and perpetuate Armenian Studies in the United States through the support of university programs, educational outreach, and research.
Lerna Ekmekcioglu: "Can Feminists Revive a Nation? Afterlife of Armenians in Post-Genocide Turkey"
Thursday, May 5, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.
Armenian Museum of America, 65 Main Street, Watertown, MA
Book reception and illustrated talk with MIT History Professor Lerna Ekmekçioğlu featuring her recent publication, Recovering Armenia: The Limits of Belonging in Post-Genocide Turkey.
Co-sponsored by Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA), National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), and Armenian Museum of America (ALMA).
Zabel Yessayan Documentary and Discussion of Her Literary Works
Sunday, May 1, at 4:00 p.m.
Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Rd., Mission Hills, CA
AEM, NAASR, and AIWA West and East Coast Affiliates present a documentary on the life of Zabel Yessayan and a conversation on her literary works My Soul in Exile, The Gardens of Silihdar, and In The Ruins, by Judith Saryan, Danila Jebejian-Terpanjian, editors, and Silva Kathchiguian, President, AIWA/Los Angeles Affiliates. An exhibition of photos of Zabel Yessayan will be held in the foyer of Deukmejian Grand Ballroom along with a reception following the event. English translations of Yessayan's three books will be available for sale. The event will be in English and the documentary will be screened in Armenian with English subtitles.Click here to view the flyer.