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Mayda, Echoes of Protest
Srpuhi Dussap's 1883 novel calling for the equal rights of women and social justice for everyone entertains the reader with criticisms of 19th century Armenian society in Istanbul and relevant themes of work and motherhood, religion and ignorance, love and marriage.

Don't miss this fascinating discussion about Dussap's life, her influence on Zabel Yessayan, and the sensation her
novel caused in Istanbul.

Panelists:

Barbara Merguerian 
Co-Founder of AIWA, Author, and Board VP of the Armenian Museum of America

Judith A. Saryan
Zabel Yessayan champion, former financial manager and VP

Danila Jebejian Terpanjian
Librarian at Harvard University (retired)

Joy Renjilian-Burgy
Associate Professor of Spanish at Wellesley College

Moderator:
Lisa Gulesserian
Preceptor of Armenian at Harvard University

Jul 15, 2020 07:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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