Events

Historic Armenia After 100 Years Presentation with Matthew Karanian

mathew_karanianDate: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Location: West Hartford Libraries | Noah Webster Library
20 South Main Street W. Hartford

Presenter: Author/Photographer Mathew Karanian

Celebrates the heritage of the ancient land that is known today as “Western Armenia”, and which for the past century has been located within the modern Republic of Turkey. This illustrated presentation tells of the survival of the Armenian nation in this ancient land.

westharfordlibrary.org | Online Registration is suggested, or call 1 (860) 561 6990
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Music Lecture and Recital: Armenian Composers from the 19th-21st Century

Anna HayrapetyanDate: Saturday, October 10, 2015
Time: 2:00pm
Location: West Hartford Libraries | Noah Webster Library
20 South Main Street W. Hartford

Presenter: Anna Hayrapetyan is an active concert soloist who’s bright soprano performances have impressed audiences acrosss the globe.

Including: Narekatsi, Komitas, Khachaturyan, Mirzoyan and others.

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10.01.15 Rug Making Traditions | Armenian Jewelry Designs

arkelian rugDate: Thursday, October 1, 2015
Time: 6:30pm
Location:
West Hartford Libraries | Noah Webster Library
20 South Main Street W. Hartford

Rug Making Traditions
An overview and demonstration
Presenter: Hayk Oltaci, Master rug maker and restorer with more than 35 years in ateliers of Istanbul, Strasbourg, Paris and New York.

Armenia Jewelry Designs
Traditional Design Motifs Through The Ages
Presenter: Armen of Armeny Custom Jewelry Designs

westharfordlibrary.org | Online Registration is suggested, or call 1 (860) 561 6990
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09.10.15 – 10.18.15 Bearing Witness to the Lost History of an Armenian Family

marsoobian_exhibitDate: September 10, 2015
Time: 5:00 – 8:00pm
Location: Lyman Center Lobby Gallery Southern Connecticut State University

“Bearing Witness to the Lost History of an Armenian Family through the Lens of the Dildilian Brothers”

This will be on display in the Lyman Center Lobby Gallery at Southern Connecticut State University from Sept. 10 to Oct. 18.  The images, from SCSU Philosophy Professor Armen Marsoobian’s extraordinary family collection, tell the story of his family against the backdrop of events that included a war that ravaged the world and a collapsing empire. 

At the exhibition’s opening reception on Sept. 10, from 5-8 p.m., Professor Marsoobian will talk about the exhibit, and SCSU President Mary A. Papazian will present the SCSU President’s Medal to special guest Ruben Mirzakhanyan, rector of Armenian State Pedagogical University after Khachatur Abovyan, in recognition of his commitment to enhancing the quality of education in Armenia by establishing international exchange partnerships with Southern and other institutions in Europe and beyond. 

 

04.15.2015 Armenians in Connecticut Oral History Project

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
6:30-8:00 pm
Southington Library, 255 Main St, Southington, CT

Bruce M. and Sondra Astor Stave, directors of The Stave Group: Oral History Consultants, will discuss the Armenians in Connecticut Oral History Project . The project was sponsored by the Norian Armenian Programs Committee at the University of Connecticut with support from the Alice K. Norian Endowment. The Staves will discuss the oral history project’s conceptualization and implementation, and its findings concerning the history and development of Connecticut’s Armenian community. Bruce M. Stave is Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at UConn and directed its Oral History Office.  Sondra Astor Stave received her doctorate from the University and is an author and experienced interviewer.

Seating is limited for this program and registration is required. Please click register here.

 

04.14.2015 Dr. Daniel Adler presenting Armenia findings at Annual Meeting of Paleoanthropology Society

Paleoanthropology Society
2015 Annual Meeting
April 14-15, 2015
Hilton San Francisco Union Square

Posters, Tuesday, April 14:

Developing geochemical and magnetic studies of obsidian lithic assemblages: A case study in the Hrazdan, Valley, Central Armenia. Presentation by: Frahm, E., D. Adler, J. M. Feinberg, K. N. Wilkinson and B. Gasparyan.

Hominin population dynamics and dispersals in the Armenian highlands and Anatolia: New data from Barozh 12, a Middle Paleolithic open-air site on the edge of the Ararat Depression, Armenia. Presentation by: Glauberman, P., B. Gasparyan, S. Kuhn, K. Wilkinson, E. Frahm, Y. Raczynski-Henk, H. Haydosyan, S. Napapetyan, D. Arakelyan and D. Adler.

Oral Presentations, Wednesday, April 15:

Paleolandscape context for Lower-Middle Paleolithic activity in the Hrazdan Valley, central Armenia. Presentation by: Wilkinson, K., D. Adler, S. Blockley, E. Frahm, D. Mark, C. Mallol, S. Nahapetyan, and B. Gasparyan.

Early Levallois technology and the transition from the Lower to Middle Paleolithic in the southern Caucasus. Presentation by: Adler, D., K. Wilkinson, S. Blockley, D. Mark, E. Frahm, B. Schmidt-Magee, P. Glauberman, Y. Raczynski-Henk, O. Joris and B. Gasparyan.

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03.24.2015 “Remembering Armenia: A Journey through Historical Fiction & Memoir”

remembering_armeniaDate: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 6:00PM
Location: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center, 405 Babbidge Rd, Storrs, CT.
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Agenda:
6:00-6:45 pm Reception
6:45-7:45 pm Discussion
7:45-8:00 pm Q&A
8:00-8:30 pm Book Signing

A conversation with:
Chris Bohjalian, Author, The Sandcastle Girls
Armen T. Marsoobian, Professor & Chair of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University

Moderated by:
Dr. Daniel Adler, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Connecticut

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03.12.2015 – 05.15.2015 We are the Armenians

A Norian Programs Exhibition
Celebrating Armenian Culture & Heritage

Date: March 12 – May 15, 2015
Location: Thomas J. Dodd Research Center
405 Babbidge Road, Storrs, CT (Get directions)

This is a two month community exhibition celebrating the history, strength, vibrancy, and accomplishments of New England’s Armenian American community. The exhibition will showcase artifacts, photographs & family heirlooms belonging to members of Connecticut’s Armenian community and the Armenian Museum of America (Watertown, MA).

Download the 2015 Norian Exhibit Poster.

The Thomas J. Dodd Center is open from 9:00am until 5:00pm daily, other than those extended hours posted below.

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Orphans of the Genocide

FILM SCREENING

Followed by discussion with Bared Maronian,Executive Producer, Armenoid Productions
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 7:00PM
Southern Connecticut State University
Adanti Student Center Theater
Phone: (203) 392-6777
Refreshments will be served

Download the flyer for the 09.09.2014 Film Screening – New Haven

Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 7:00PM
Armenian Church of Holy Resurrection
1910 Stanley Street, New Britain, CT 06053
Phone: (860) 223-7875
Refreshments will be served

Download the flyer for the 09.11.2014 Film Screening – New Britain