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Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements

Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements | Day 1

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Sponsor
American Research Institute of the South Caucasus and the University of Illinois Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy; Center for Advanced Study; Center for Global Studies; Center for South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; European Union Center; Initiative in Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies; Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; and School of Music
Location
Levis Faculty Center, Room 210 (919 W Illinois St, Urbana, IL 61801)
Date
Jun 14, 2023   12:00 - 8:00 pm  
Cost
Free and open to the public
Contact
REEEC
E-Mail
reec@illinois.edu
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Russian, E. European & Eurasian Center: Conference & Workshops

"Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements" Workshop Program

2023 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies


12:00–1:15 Lunch (for participants)
Levis Faculty Center, 2nd floor

1:15–1:30 Welcoming Remarks
John Randolph, Associate Professor, History, and Director, Russian, East European, and Eurasian 
Center
Maureen E. Marshall and Donna A. Buchanan

1:30–3:00 Opening Keynote Lecture and Discussion
“Making a Homeland: Exploring ‘Roots’ Mobility and Armenian Diasporic Engagement”
Tsypylma Darieva(To be delivered remotely)
Senior Researcher
Centre for East European and International Studies, ZOiS, Berlin

3:00–3:30 Break

3:30–6:00 Panel 1

Diasporic Engagements: Homelands, Disjunctures, Dialogues
Chair: Ani Yazedjian
Acting Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost University Professor
Illinois State University

3:30–4:15 “Armenian Music” and its Discontents
Sylvia Alajaji
Associate Professor of Music
Franklin & Marshall College

4:15–5:00 Diasporic Multiculturalism
Daniel Fittante
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Södertörn University, Stockholm

5:00–5:45 “Bamboo Reeds Bought in Chinatown”: Armenian Music, Racialization, and Inter-Ethnic 
Histories in 20th-Century California
Alyssa Mathias
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music
Knox College

6:00–8:00 Reception
South Lobby, School of Music 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana
Music by Dimitri Glaros, sophomore, BA Music Composition, UIUC

Forum Program: "Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements" Workshop Program | Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at Illinois 

Presenters and Abstracts: Arts, Heritage, and Belonging: Armenian Transcultural Entanglements | Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at Illinois  


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