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Conf/Prog - 14th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Armenian Studies Program UCLA, February 12, 2016, USA

Publish Date: Feb 02, 2016

14th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Armenian Studies Program UCLA, Royce Hall, Room 314, Friday, February 12, 2016

Welcome

3:00PM–4:00PM Guest Lecture Zara Pogossian Center for Religious Studies at Ruhr-Universität-Bochum

4:10PM-4:30PM Coffee/Tea Break 

4:35PM–4:50PM Opening Remarks Ani Der Grigorian • Director of 2016 Undergraduate Colloquium in Armenian Studies Department of Anthropology and International Development Studies University of California at Los Angeles Dr. S. Peter Cowe • Armenian Studies Professor & Narekatsi Chair University of California at Los Angeles

PANEL 119th Century Literature, Media, & Identity

 

Chair: Ceyda Steele

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

University of California at Los Angeles

10:10AM–10:30AM

Lusine Sargasyan

Yerevan State University (Armenia)
“The Handwritten Heritage of an Armenian Intellectual from Gherla: ZachariaGabrushyan.”

10:30AM–10:50AM

MarietaBazinyan

Yerevan State University (Armenia)"Constructing a Nation: Identity Markers of Armenians According to Mshak Periodical (1872-1892)”

10:50AM–11:00AM

Discussion

PANEL 2 • Early 20th Century Ottoman-Armenian

 

Chair: SonaTajiryan

Department of History

University of California at Los Angeles

11:00AM–11:20AM

David Leupold

Humboldt-Universitätzu Berlin (Germany)

“Van &Bitlis between Western Armenia and Northern Kurdistan – Memory, Collective Violence and Collectivity”

11:20AM-11:40AM

Ari Sekeryan

University of Oxford (UK)

“The Armenian Community at the End of the Ottoman Empire: Reflections in the Armenian press 1918-1923”

11:40AM–11:50AM

Discussion

11:50AM–12:00PM

Coffee/Tea Break

PANEL 3• Medieval Armenian Literature

 

Chair: Jesse Arlen

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

University of California at Los Angeles

12:00AM–12:20PM

Mari Mamyan

Yerevan State University (Armenia)

“The Apocryphal “Gospel of Nicodemus” in Medieval Armenia”

12:20PM–12:40PM

Erin Piñon

Southern Methodist University (US)

“Lions and Tigers and Trdat—Oh My!

Zoomorphic Figures in the Armenian Christianization Myth”

12:40PM–12:50PM

Discussion

12:50PM–2:20PM

Lunch

PANEL 4• Medieval Armenian Art

2:20PM–2:40PM

Chair: Marine Aykazyan

French and Francophone Studies

University of California at Los Angeles

GoharGrigoryan

University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

“Changes in Demonstration of Power as Outcome of a New Political Situation: Study on the Images of the First Three Kings of the Armenian kingdom of Cilicia (12th - 13th centuries)”

2:40PM–3:00PM

PiruzaHayrapetyan

Central European University (Hungary)

“The Armenian Ganj-Hymn: an “Originally Armenian” or a “Borrowed” Genre - Reshaping the Debate”

3:00PM–3:10PM

Discussion

 

Chair: Christine Thomassian

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

University of California at Los Angeles

3:40PM–4:00PM

Anna Gevorgyan

Yerevan State University (Armenia)

“Maro the Fighter”: How Soviet Armenian Media was Creating “New Soviet Women”

4:00PM–4:20PM

NarineJallatyan

Department of Comparative Literature

University of California at Los Angeles

“Island languages and linguistic islands: Diasporic poetry of VaheOshagan and EdouardGlissant”

4:20PM–4:30PM

Discussion

4:30PM–4:50PM

Coffee/Tea Break

PANEL 5 • Prehistory/Archaeology

 

Chair: Kristine Martirosyan-Olshansky

Department of Archaeology

University of California at Los Angeles

3:10PM–3:30PM

Levon Aghikyan

Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of National Academy of Armenia (Armenia)

“The First Chalcolithic Period Burials in Armenia.”

3:35PM–3:40PM

Discussion

PANEL 6 •Literature and Media in the 20th Century

 

Chair: Christine Thomassian

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

University of California at Los Angeles

3:40PM–4:00PM

Anna Gevorgyan

Yerevan State University (Armenia)

“Maro the Fighter”: How Soviet Armenian Media was Creating “New Soviet Women”

4:00PM–4:20PM

NarineJallatyan

Department of Comparative Literature

University of California at Los Angeles

“Island languages and linguistic islands: Diasporic poetry of VaheOshagan and EdouardGlissant”

4:20PM–4:30PM

Discussion

4:30PM–4:50PM

Coffee/Tea Break

PANEL 7 • Contemporary Armenian Issues in Southern Caucasia

 

Chair: AnatoliiTokmantcev

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

University of California at Los Angeles

4:50PM–5:10PM

Elli Ponomareva

Department of Anthropology

European University at St. Petersburg (Russia)

“Language Situation in the Armenian Community of Tbilisi”

PANEL 7Continues• Contemporary Armenian Issues in Southern Caucasia

5:10PM–5:30PM

Babken Der Griogiran

London School of Economics (UK)

“Caucusing in the Caucasus: Redistributive Conflict as Emancipatory Civil Society Development in Armenia”

5:30PM-5:50PM

Gary Glass Jr.

University of Missouri (US)

“The differential Success of Rural Armenian Families in the Transition to a Market Economy as a Result of their Social Helping Networks”

5:50PM–6:00PM

Discussion

6:00PM–6:30PM

Guest Speaker •

Professor Zara Pogossian

Center for Religious Studies at Ruhr­Universität­Bochum

 

Reception

6:30PM–8:00PM

Reception, Royce Hall 306

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