Barlow Der Mugrdechian

Conflicts Around the World Artsakh/Karabagh: History and Politics

by Professor Barlow DerMugrdechian, Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State University.
Dec. 11, 3 pm – by Professor Barlow DerMugrdechian, Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State University.
The talk will discuss some of the historical aspects of Artsakh but will focus mainly on the 20th c. In particular the status of Artsakh will be discussed, as well as the political events 1988-2020.

Marina Oboratova

Crown Jewels of Russian Literature

by Marina Oborotova, Ph.D. – Plunge into the universe of Russian classical literature with Marina Oborotova. Listen to the stories of life & death, sacrifice & betrayal, passion & obsession, crime and punishment. Read and discuss the masterpieces. Take another step towards understanding “the mysterious Russian soul.”
Dr. Oborotova taught Russian literature as part of her course “Russia’s Legacy” for UNM Honors Program.
This mini seminar on maxi topics is part of AIA’s 2021 fund-raising campaign. All the proceeds will go to support AIA’s programs.