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Armenian Studies Program


Friday, April 22, 2022
"The Desire to Live" Movie Discussion
with Director Mariam Avetisyan

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
"Armenian Communities of Persia/Iran"
Dr. Richard Hovannisian

Saturday, April 2, 2022
"Celebration of Clarinet Featuring Boris Allakhverdyan & Alin Allakhverdyan Piano Concert"

Thursday, March 31, 2022
"Black Garden Aflame: The Nagorno-Karabagh Conflict in the Soviet and Reussian Press"
Dr. Artyom Tonoyan

Sunday, March 20, 2022
Armenian Studies Program 34th Annual Banquet
Celebrating the 45th Anniversary of the Program

Tuesday, March 8, 2022
"New Trends in Genocide Studies"
Dr. Suren Manukyan

Friday, March 4, 2022
"Komitas Trio"
Michael Krikorian, Piano; Aroussiak Baltaian, Violin; and Garik Terzian, Cello

Saturday, February 26, 2022
"Kef Time"
Kef Time Legacy Band

Friday, February 25, 2022 • 7:00PM
"Reading History, Remaking Memory with Zabel Yessayan: 
On Translating an Armenian Author’s Turkish Women"
Dr. Nanor Kebranian

Thursday, February 17, 2022 • 7:00PM
"Armenia v. Azerbaijan in the International Court of Justice: The Recent Case Brought
Under the Internatational Convention Against All Forms of Racial Discrimination”
Karnig Kerkonian

Friday, January 28, 2022 • 7:00PM
"What's in a Name": Language, the Politics of the Genocide, and 'Medz Yeghern'"
Dr. Vartan Matiossian

Friday, November 12, 2021 • 7:00PM
"Architects of the Genocide: The Lower-Level Perpetrators"
Dr. Suren Manukyan, Kazan Visiting Professor

Saturday, November 6, 2021 • 4:00PM
"The Committee of Union and Progress: Founders, Ideology, and Structures-Book Launch"
Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Armenian Studies Program, Fresno State

Saturday, October 30, 2021 • 10:00AM
"The Armenians of Aintab: The Economics of Genocide in an Ottoman Province"
Dr. Ümit Kurt, Van Leer Institute, Jerusalem

Thursday, October 21, 2021 • 7:00PM
"Lessons from Nakhichevan: Assessing the Threat to Heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh"
Simon Maghakyan, Independent researcher, Denver, CO

Friday, October 15, 2021 • 10:00AM
"Architects of the Genocide: The Mid-Level Perpetrators"
Dr. Suren Manukyan, Kazan Visiting Professor

Saturday, September 25, 2021 • 10:00AM
"The Committee of Union and Progress: Founders, Ideology, and Structure"
Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Ara Sarafian, Ümit Kurt

Friday, September 17, 2021 • 7:00PM
"Architects of the Armenian Genocide: The Top-Level Perpetrators"
Dr. Suren Manukyan, Kazan Visiting Professor

Thursday, September 2, 2021 • 7:00PM California/10:00PM New York
"Democratic Resilience Amidst Security Crisis: Armenia's Political Climate after the 2020 Artsakh War"
Dr. Nerses Kopalyan, University of Nevada, Las Vegas