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SEISMIC HISTORIES IN NADIA OWUSU’S AFTERSHOCKS ~ Live on Zoom/YouTube
September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Join Nadia Owusu and Laure Astourian for a conversation on the reverberations of history in Owusu’s widely praised memoir Aftershocks (2021). They will discuss Owusu’s choice to weave family histories — the multi-generational effects of the colonization of Ghana and the Armenian Genocide — into her personal narrative. Learn about Owusu’s research process, the importance of historical reckoning, and the parallels between seemingly disparate histories.
AGBU New England District
Bentley University Department of English and Media Studies
Bentley University Department of Modern Languages
International Armenian Literary Alliance
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
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