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Thursday, April 12 2012

Yes, It’s Genocide: Armenian Artists and the Obligations of History

For many artists of Armenian descent, engaging with the legacy of the 1915 genocide is more than dutiful; it's of crucial importance to how we understand and confront the modern world and its troubles.


Wednesday, September 2 2009

Armenian Golgotha by Grigoris Balakian

Although he was clearly affected deeply by the suffering he saw and endured, Balakian has succeeded in producing an account that provides us with a great and valuable insight into what is regarded as the precedent for modern genocide.


Wednesday, August 29 2007

The Jamestown Project by Karen Ordahl Kupperman

For as long as it's been a part of history, the colony at Jamestown has been a bit of an older, ugly stepsister compared to the Pilgrims at Plymouth.


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