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New Roads

Apr 23, 2019

Inclusion and exclusion: the challenges of identity formation during childhood in Turkey, and in the study of children during genocide -- Dr. Nazan Maksudyan writes on these topics.  Her research focuses on the history of children and youth in the Ottoman Empire during the 19th and early 20th centuries, with a focus on...


Apr 18, 2019

Language and identity— but this time also about belonging and anxiety (or guilt) – Dr. Shushan Karapetian researches these issues in the framework of heritage languages in a diasporic context. In conversation with Salpi Ghazarian, director of the Institute of Armenian Studies, they discuss the trajectory of...


Apr 9, 2019

Identity, diaspora, literature -- Dr. Lilit Keshishyan explores these topics in a conversation with the Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies, Salpi Ghazarian. Her dissertation examines the representation and reconceptualization of identity in Armenian Diaspora literature focusing on the works of Vahé Oshagan,...


Unpacking Armenian Studies - Dr. Tom Catena 2/14/19

Feb 14, 2019

The New York Times called him "Jesus Christ." He is Dr. Tom Catena, the 2017 Laureate of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and the only doctor caring for 750,000 patients in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan.

He joins Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies at USC, in this episode of Unpacking Armenian...


Feb 14, 2019

The New York Times called him "Jesus Christ." He is Dr. Tom Catena, the 2017 Laureate of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative and the only doctor caring for 750,000 patients in the Nuba Mountains of Sudan.

He joins Salpi Ghazarian, Director of the Institute of Armenian Studies at USC, in this episode of Unpacking Armenian...