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Author Bobelian Presents Fascinating Discussion on the History of Genoicde Recognition in the United States

Mari Koshkakaryan Staff Writer Imagine roaming through the streets of your hometown that once was a bright place, where you enjoyed an outing with your family, returning one day to see nothing but destruction, and encountering the corpses of your own family members, whose lives were unjustly taken away along with the lives of 1.5 million others during the Armenian ...

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Armenians on the Internet

Pateel Mekhitarian Editor Armenian American Cultural Association www.aacainc.org The mission of the Armenian American Cultural Association (AACA) is “to promote cultural, educational, and scientific endeavors between the United States and the Republic of Armenia and to sponsor health and humanitarian projects for the people of Armenia.” The Arlington, Virginia-based AACA is the United States sponsor of the Armenian American Wellness ...

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Dr. Sergio La Porta in Three Valley Speaking Engagements

Staff Report This month, Dr. La Porta gave a series of talks to local and regional groups on Armenian topics. On April 13, he spoke at the annual dinner in commemoration of Armenian Martyr’s month for the First Armenian Presbyterian Church Men’s fellowship. He spoke about the significance of martyrdom in the early Armenian Church. He drew attention to the ...

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Terian Continues Lecture Series on Genocide and Literature

Evelyn Demirchian Staff Writer On Thursday, March 11, the Armenian Studies Program’s Eighth Kazan Visiting Professor, Dr. Abraham Terian, gave an in-depth lecture on the subject of early literary responses to the Armenian Genocide. First responses of those who lived through the Genocide were written accounts of their experiences. Most of these were detailed and drawn straight from the fresh ...

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Opinion: Dr. Akçam’s April 24 Speech Brings New Perspective

Barlow Der Mugrdechian Advisor Amazing. Forceful. Memorable. These are only a few of the adjectives to describe the unique address given by Dr. Taner Akçam at the Armenian Genocide Commemoration attended by the San Joaquin Valley Armenian community on Saturday, April 24. This was not the first time an academic has spoken to a Genocide Commemoration audience, but it was ...

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ASP 22nd Banquet Honors Scholarship Recipients and Screens Premier of Saroyan Film

Tamar Karkazian Staff Writer If one were present at the Fort Washington Golf and Country Club Banquet Hall on March 29, 2010, they would have found their eyes scanning over a crowd of 200 students, parents, professors, and members of the Armenian community all dressed in fitted suits, tailored pants, and detailed dresses. They were gathered for the Armenian Studies ...

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