ASA: Armenian Students Association

A PANEL DISCUSSION ON EGOYAN'S "ARARAT"

The Zoryan Institute for Contemporary Armenian Research and 
Documentation presents

A PANEL DISCUSSION ON EGOYAN'S "ARARAT"

Saturday, January 25, 2003, 2:00 -5:00 p.m.

in cooperation with the Middle East and Middle East American Center
City University of New York
Graduate Center, Harold M. Proshansky Auditorium
365 Fifth Avenue at 34th Street, New York

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"The Life and Work of Dr. Clarence D. Ussher in Van." David R. Baker, JD,
grandson of Clarence D. Ussher.

"Cinema as History: Egoyan's Ararat and the Armenian Genocide." Dr. Taner
Akçam, Visiting Associate Professor, Dept. of History, University of
Minnesota - Minneapolis.

"Genocide and Diaspora in Atom Egoyan's Cinema." Lisa Siraganian, Johns
Hopkins University.

"Genocide and the Formation of Identity in the Armenian Diaspora." Dr. Anny
Bakalian, City University of New York.

"The Psychological Impact of Genocide: Survivors and Their Descendents."
Louis M. Najarian, MD; Fellow, American Psychiatric Association; Diplomate,
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; Clinical Associate Professor,
Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine.
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Excerpt of a video interview with Eleanor Ussher-Baker, daughter of 
Clarence D. Ussher (author of An American Physician in Turkey), herself an 
eyewitness to the massacre at Van, will be shown.

Note: There will be no admission charge, but donations may be made at the
door - official tax receipts will be available.


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