On Memory, History and the Armenian Genocide
Fatma Müge Göçek and Eric Bogosian
Wednesday 07 November, 2012
6:30 - 8pm, $0/Rsvp 212-817-8215
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, Elebash Recital Hall
Fatma Müge Göçek is professor of sociology and women's studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. As the Republic of Turkey continues to deny the Armenian genocide, she has challenged the state through her academic activities. Her latest books are A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire, edited by Ronald Grigor Suny, Fatma Muge Gocek, and Norman M. Naimark; and The Transformation of Turkey: Redefining State and Society from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Era.
Eric Bogosian is an actor and author celebrated for his plays Talk Radio and subUrbia. His novels include: Mall, Wasted Beauty, and Perforated Heart. As an actor, Bogosian most recently starred on Law & Order: CI as Captain Danny Ross. He has received three OBIE awards, the Berlin Film Festival Silver Bear (for his work on the film adaptation of Talk Radio), and a Drama Desk Award. A nominee for the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award, he was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2004.