On November 15, 2022 the University of Southern California Department of Middle East Studies and Institute of Armenian Studies and UCLA's Center for Near Eastern Studies hosted an online talk with Dr. Ruken Sengul. The talk built upon recent social and cultural histories of the destruction of Armenians in the late Ottoman Eastern borderlands to develop a political anthropology of sexual violence. Drs. Asli Bali of Yale University, Sherene Razack of UCLA, and Anoush Suni of Northwestern University served as discussants. Dr. Laurie Brand of USC moderated.