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MillerComm 2019 Lecture: Melissa Bilal: Historians in Action: How and Why We Reclaim an Armenian Feminist Past

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies; Program in Jewish Culture & Society; April 24 Fund; Center for Global Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; Department of Gender and Women's Studies; Department of History; Department of Political Science; Department of Sociology; European Union Center; Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; Program in Women and Gender in Global Perspectives; School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics; Spurlock Museum
Location
Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana
Date
Apr 30, 2019   7:00 pm  
Contact
Brett Kaplan
E-Mail
bakaplan@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Campus Humanities Calendar

Professor Bilal will provide an overall introduction to an anthology meant to end the invisibility of activist women in Armenian historiography. Then, drawing on Yelbis Gesartin's work, she will discuss the interrelatedness of discourses on gender, sexuality, body, emotion, culture, history, nation, modernity, land and music in 19th century Armenian intellectual narratives.

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