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Armenian Enough

May 16, 2019

The second part of our double-episode on substance abuse is focused on the American experience of addiction and the cultural norms surrounding the recovery process. [Trigger warning: this episode mentions suicide.]

Erin Khar's autobiographical novel Strung Out (to be released on February...

May 16, 2019

The first part of our double-episode on substance abuse takes a look at the Armenian perspective and explores what role cultural dynamics play in addiction as well as in the courageous act of seeking treatment.

Suzy's openness about her own struggles with drugs & alcohol help to make this taboo subject approachable. Her...

May 2, 2019

When we talk about Armenia or being Armenian, what is it that we really mean? Is it possible that we are paradoxically divided by a common culture? With Salpi's deep academic roots and experiential frankness, we explore the notions of diasporan and native Armenianness as well as the unprocessed trauma of our...