Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Renowned Author Discusses Armenian Persecution [Univ. of Rhode Island]

Chris Curtis, The Good 5¢ Cigar, October 23, 2008

Author Antonia Arslan described the massacre of her extended family in Turkey to a crowded auditorium at the University of Rhode Island Monday as part of a two day event.

Arslan's grandfather told her at a young age the story of his brother's family. In 1915, Turkish soldiers massacred the males of the family at the ancestral family farm. They sent the women and children on a forced march across the desert. [more]

Armenian Student Group Hosts Event for Families [UCLA]

Sophie Rane, The Daily Bruin, November 25, 2008

The Armenian Students Association hosted a “Family Day” event Sunday with a recurring theme: “Many pieces, one Bruin family.”

The student group held the event to illustrate how the Armenian Students Association uses social and cultural events, philanthropy and academic support to create a distinctive Armenian community on campus, said Iren Tatevosyan, president of ASA. [more]