Past Appearances

On April 27, 2019, Lucine was the guest speaker at the Kirikian Armenian School’s Annual Armenian Genocide Commemoration held at St. Thomas Church in Tenafly, NJ. Her presentation was called “How you can Commemorate April 24 every day of the year.”

On March 9, 2019, Lucine spoke to the Khrimian Lyceum Students at the Armenian Diocese of New York. Her presentation was called “Five Things Armenian Millennials Can Invent That Will Define Them as Our Emerging Leaders.”

On March 8, 2019, Lucine’s political cartoons were exhibited at the All-ASA and Hamazkayin Artee Society’s annual “Artivism” exhibit in Los Angeles.

On Nov. 5, 2018, Lucine gave a PowerPoint presentation called “Armenians & Political Cartoons” to the St. James Men’s Club in Watertown, MA. Details are available here:

On April 14, 2018, Lucine gave a talk to the Siamanto Academy Students at the Hovnanian School of New Jersey called “Siamanto Students Then, Now and Later.”

On Nov. 12, 2017, Lucine gave a PowerPoint presentation called “Satire as a Weapon: Armenians & Political Cartoons” at St. Illuminator’s Armenian Apostolic Cathedral, Pashalian Hall, 221 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016. Details are available here:

On Aug. 19, 2017, Lucine’s political cartoons were among works of art exhibited in Burbank, CA at the Annual Art Show of the Armenian Youth Federation. Proceeds benefitted the “With Our Soldiers” fund.

On May 6, 2017, Lucine spoke about “The Armenian Writer and the Armenian Reality” at a panel discussion, “Responsibility, Commitment, Action,” hosted by the Hamazkayin Armenian Cultural Association in New York City. An excerpt from her talk can be seen here (advance to 33:50 mark):

On Jan 15, 2017, Lucine spoke at a program called “Celebrating and Independent Media” in New Jersey. Her talks appears here:

August 2, 2016: Lucine gave a presentation about Armenia and performed live storytelling for the One World Program at the Mary Baker Eddy Library in Boston, MA.

May 18, 2015: Lucine addressed an all-school assembly at the Cambridge School of Weston, MA. Her slide presentation was called “Perspectives from Exile.”

March 18 to April 25, 2015, Lowell, MA: Lucine’s editorial cartoons about the Armenian Genocide appeared in the “Pursuing Justice Through Art” group show at the Whistler House Museum of Art.

March 19 to April 1, 2015, Yerevan, Armenia: Lucine’s editorial cartoons about the Armenian Genocide were exhibited in the Sunny Dragon International Cartoon Festival; Artists’ House.

March 27, 2015, Ridgefield, NJ: Lucine gave a talk as part of the Sts. Vartanantz Armenian Apostolic Church Lenten Lecture Series called “2015: Where have we come; where are we going?” in honor of the Armenian Genocide Centenary.

April 2 to May 2, 2015, Providence, MA: Lucine’s editorial cartoons appeared in the Studio Z / Butcher Block Mill “The Centennial Armenian Genocide Exhibit” group show.

April 2, 2013, Watertown, MA: Lucine and Wilda Williams, Senior Book Review Editor at Library Journal, will be “In Conversation” at the Armenian Library and Museum of America in commemoration of International Children’s Book Day.

May 2012, Hudson, NY: Lucine performed a live reading and signed copies of The Greedy Sparrow at the Hudson Children’s Book Festival.

April 2012, Woodside, NY: Lucine appeared at the Armenian Center, reading her creative non-fiction along with contemporary Armenian writers Nora Armani, Lola Koundakjian and Aida Zilelian-Silak.

Oct. 2011, Rhinebeck, NY: Lucine signed copies of The Greedy Sparrow at the Author’s Pavilion at the Sheep & Wool Festival.

Oct. 2011, Bayside, N.Y: In observance of Armenian Literary Month, the Holy Martyrs Armenian Day School (HMADS) PTA and students invited the community to an afternoon with author Lucine Kasbarian. She discussed “How Armenian cultural immersion was the catalyst for my new book, The Greedy Sparrow: An Armenian Tale.”

Sept. 2011, Warwick, NY: Lucine participated in the Warwick Children’s Book Festival sponsored by the Albert Wisner Public Library Foundation and held at the Park Avenue Elementary School.

Sept. 2011, Boston, MA: Lucine signed her books at the Armenian Prelacy Bookstore Booth during the Boston Kermesse.

June 2011, New Orleans, LA: Lucine signed copies of The Greedy Sparrow at the Marshall Cavendish booth at the American Library Association Annual Convention in New Orleans.

May 2011, New York, NY: Lucine signed copies of The Greedy Sparrowat Book Expo America in New York, NY.

More information about events, bookstore appearances and school visits to come…check back soon.

Lucine in the third grade