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Children holding the Centennial banner at the Racine Prayer Vigil, with Rev. Fr. Yeprem Kelegian (far right) and Rev. Daron Stepanian (holding cross).

Wisconsin Community Gathers for Prayer Vigil for Genocide Victims

By Levon A. Saryan RACINE, Wisc.—Rain threatened at Monument Square in downtown Racine as over 200 Armenians and friends, carrying white wooden crosses, gathered for an interdenominational prayer vigil in honor of the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide and other genocides over the past [more...]

April 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Participants of 'Crossing the Centennial' conference

UNL Hosts Centennial Conference

  LINCOLN, Neb.—On the occasion of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) on March 19-20 hosted a two-day international conference entitled, “Crossing the Centennial: The Historiography of the Armenian Genocide Re-Evaluated,” at the Wick Alumni [more...]

April 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Colorado Announces Genocide Centennial Events

World Premiere of ‘I AM ALIVE’ Musical and Unveiling of Colorado State Capitol ‘Khatchkar’ DENVER, Colo.—Armenians of Colorado, Inc. (AOC), in cooperation with local and national organizations, recently announced the April 2015 events in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the [more...]

April 8, 2015 // 3 Comments

Zanoyan and Campbell

ARS ‘Maro’ Chapter Hosts Town Hall on Human Trafficking

By Georgi-Ann Oshagan DETROIT, Mich.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) “Maro” Chapter of Greater Detroit hosted a town hall meeting to learn and explore the dynamics of human trafficking in Michigan, Armenia, and throughout the former Soviet Union and Middle East. The event was held on Feb. [more...]

March 26, 2015 // 1 Comment

Shant Mardirossian, Omer Ismail, Peter Balakian, and Stephen Smith

Illinois Holocaust Museum Hosts Symposium for Centennial

SKOKIE, Ill.—On Feb. 8, the second largest Holocaust museum in the United States hosted a symposium titled, “American Response and American Philanthropy,” in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. A crowd of nearly 400 came out on a Sunday afternoon to listen to [more...]

February 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

Grammy Award-nominated soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian

Concert to Commemorate Genocide Centennial

The Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee presents Grammy Award-nominated soprano Isabel Bayrakdarian in concert with her husband, pianist Serouj Kradjian, and the Henrik Karapetyan String Quartet in “My Songs, My Heritage” on March 7 at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in [more...]

February 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

Dzidzernagapert (Photo: Nanore Barsoumian)

Major International Conference to Mark Genocide Centennial at UNL

LINCOLN, Neb.—On the occasion of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) will host a two-day conference from March 19-20 entitled, “Crossing the Centennial: The Historiography of the Armenian Genocide Re-Evaluated,” at the Wick Alumni Center, Great [more...]

February 13, 2015 // 2 Comments

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