Professor Bertram Discusses Armenians in America

Thursday, January 19, 2017
MASSIS POST -- Professor Carel Bertram (San Francisco State University) approached the question of how music plays an important role in identity through her talk “Coming to Terms with Home and Homeland.” She discussed how music is one marker that acts differently than words to open up new areas of spatial consciousness. Music and dance bring to life the village-family relationship. Her work was based on her own travel to historic Armenia as well as ethnographic research with those who traveled to Turkey with Aroyan.