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Conf/Prog - Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies, February 15, 2013, UCLA – Program

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2013 Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies
Friday, February 15, 2013 • UCLA Royce Hall 314

9:30 – 10:00            Breakfast
10:00 – 10:15          Opening Remarks

Ani Honarchian • Project Director, 2013 Graduate Student Colloquium in Armenian Studies
Dr. S. Peter Cowe • Professor and Narekatsi Chair in Armenian Studies at UCLA

Session 1 • ARMENIAN THEOLOGY AND PRAXIS
Chair: Marine Aykazyan • French and Francophone Studies, UCLA

10:15 – 10:35          Claudia Matoda • Faculty of Architecture, Politecnico of Turin (Italy)
“The Armenian Gavit‘ as an Expression of an Ekphrastic Space ”

10:35 – 10:55          Astghik Babajanyan • Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, Yerevan (Armenia)
“The Veneration of Christian Relics in Armenia and their Transportation in portable Reliquaries”

10:55 – 11:15          Mariam Kartashyan • Department of Theology, University of Bern (Switzerland)
“The ‘Armenian Schism’ as a Result of the Bull ‘Reversurus’ and the First Vatican Council and Relations between the Armenians, Anglicans, and Old Catholics (1867-1881)”

11:15 – 11:25          Discussion
11:25 – 11:35          Tea Break

Session 2 • RELIGION AND CULTURE IN ARMENIAN COMMUNITIES OF EASTERN EUROPE
Chair Ani Honarchian • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA

11:35 – 11:55          Emese Pál • Art History, Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj Napoca (Romania)
“Representations of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Transylvania”

11:55 – 12:15          Balint Kovacs • Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (GWZO), Leipzig (Germany)
“The Mediating Role of Literature and Religion in the Integration of the Armenians in Transylvania in the 18th Century”

12:15 – 12:30         Konrad Siekierski • Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan (Armenia)
“Religious Feasts, Sacred Places, and the Chronotopes of the Armenian Diaspora in Romania”

12:30 – 12:45          Discussion
12:45 – 14:00          Lunch

Session 3 • GENOCIDE AND DIASPORA
Chair: Ara Soghomonian • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA

14:00 – 14:20          Tugce Kayaal • Department of History, Sabanci University, Istanbul (Turkey)
“The Social Dimension of Genocide: The Case of the Ain Tura Orphanage and the Turkification of Armenian Orphans”

14:20 – 14:40          TBA

14:40 – 15:00          Anahid Matossian • Department of Cultural Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (USA)
“Identity Formation and Negotiation in Post-Genocide Communities: A Case Study in Diasporan Istanbul Armenians in Los Angeles”

15:00 – 15:10          Discussion
15:10 – 15:20          Coffee Break

Session 4 • GENDER ISSUES IN MODERN CULTURAL MEDIA
Chair: Narine Jallatyan • Comparative Literature, UCLA

15:20 – 15:40          Karen Jallatyan • Comparative Literature, Indiana University, Bloomington (USA)
“Literary Transgressions: Religion, Politics, and Desire in Abovian’s ‘The Turk’s Daughter (The Power of Religion)”

15:40 – 16:00          Shushanik Zohrabian • Institute of Art, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan (Armenia)
“Vardges Surenyants’ Images of Women in the Context of Symbolism and Art Nouveau”

16:00 – 16:10          Discussion
16:10 – 16:20          Coffee Break

Session 5 • COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT IN THE POST-SOVIET BLOC
Chair: Danny Fittante • Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA

16:20 – 16:40          Mariam Yeghyan• Department of Public Administration, Yerevan State University (Armenia)
“Comparative Study of the Armenian and Estonian Public Administration System”

17:00 – 17:20          Tigran Sayadyan  • Institute of Art, National Academy of Sciences, Yerevan (Armenia)
“Reinterpretation of Cultural Heritage in Post-Soviet States: New Approaches and Developments”

17:20 – 17:30          Discussion

17:30 – 17:40          Guest Speaker • Dr. Talar Chahinian, Comparative World Literature, California State University Long Beach

17:40 – 18:30          Reception

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