Film, Video Armenian Literary Identity

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Armenian Literary Identity
Kevork Bardakjian presented "Scribes, Compositors and the Mind in the Making: the Armenian Script and the Creation of an Armenian Literary Identity." Levon Avdoyan discussed "The Continuity and Change of an Armenian Identity in the Digital Age." Following the lectures, participants visited the new exhibition, "To Know Wisdom and Instruction: The Armenian Literary Tradition at the Library of Congress."
Event Date
April 19, 2012
-  Levon Avdoyan is a specialist for Armenia and Georgia in the Library's African and Middle Eastern Division.
-  Born in Beirut, Kevork Bardakjian received a degree in Armenian Studies at Yerevan State University in 1969 and a Ph.D. in Armenian Studies at Oxford University in 1979. He is the director of the Armenian Studies Program at the University of Michigan and the director of Graduate Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Studies at the University of Michigan. He has written six books, including "Hitler and the Armenian Genocide." His main interests are literature, history, church history, identity and genocide.
Related Resources
Exhibition: 'To Know Wisdom and Instruction': The Armenian Literary Tradition at the Library of Congress:
African & Middle Eastern Division:
Running Time
1 hours 14 minutes 23 seconds
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