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  1. May 15


    Back from Egypt. Fabulous.

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  2. Apr 11

    Middle East

    I'll be in the Middle East on assignment from 4/13 to 4/27. For business inquiries contact Jeffrey Smith at 1-212-695-7750 or Thank you.

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  3. Mar 03

    International Center of Photography

    Excited about teaching my intensive workshop, The Woman Photojournalist, through March 13 at The International Center of Photography in NYC! Full-time students only.

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  4. Feb 22

    Avakian slide show at WHNPA / Nat Geo

    I'll be doing my slide show for The White House News Photographers Association at The National Geographic Society's Grosvenor Auditorium on Friday, February 25 at 7 pm.

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  5. Feb 21

    Women in War Zones

    As a woman photojournalist who has been beaten and shot at, fended off attempted rape, and -- back in the USA -- suffered the discriminatory insults of an editor after having crossed a sniper's alley 6 times on a foreign story for him, I highly recommend this NYT piece by…

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  6. Feb 01

    Pictura Gallery & IU

    Before the reception at Pictura on a cold Bloomington day: (c) Alexandra Avakian/2011 Pictura Gallery, Indiana University's School of Journalism and Voices and Visions: Islam and Muslims From a Global Perspective brought me for speaking engagements and an exhibit of photographs from my National Geographic book Windows of the Soul.

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  7. Jan 12

    Windows of the Soul at IU and Pictura Gallery!

    Join me this month at IU School of Journalism and Pictura Gallery for the Windows of the Soul slide show and gallery exhibit! Click here for details:

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  8. Dec 20

    from Muscat, Oman

    Hello from gorgeous Oman! I am looking forward to giving the Windows of the Soul slide show/book talk tomorrow night at the Oman Photo Club of The Omani Society for Fine Arts at 7 pm.    Green Turtle at dawn, Ras al Jinz, Oman. (c) Alexandra Avakian

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