The Bay Area Armenian National Committee in co-sponsorship with the UC Berkeley Armenian Studies Program and Hamazkayin Armenian Cultural and Educational Society, SF is proud to bring you:
"The Oral Tradition of Armenian Genocide Survivors: What their Testimonies and Songs Reveal about their Experience"
A Presentation with Slide Show by
Verjine Svazlian, Lead Researcher, Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography and Museum-Institute of the Armenian Genocide, Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia
In Armenian with English translation
Wednesday, March 19, 2007 - 7:30 pm
Vaspouragan Hall, 51 Commonweatlh Ave., San Francisco
Since 1955, Verjine Svazlian has collected the oral histories, folk literature and songs of Armenian Genocide survivors from 100 localities in Western Armenia. She has authored numerous books, bringing to light the ways in which the Genocide is expressed in Armenians' historical memory and folk culture.
Armenian National Committee
San Francisco - Bay Area
51 Commonwealth Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94118
Tel: (415) 387-3433
Fax: (415) 751-0617