Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location: The Mark Twain House & Museum
385 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, CT 06105
This event is free and open to the public.
Join us for UConn's Discovering Armenian Heritage & Culture event! Bring family and friends to enjoy food, music, workshops, book signing and panel discussion. This event is free and open to the public.
Images provided by Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives.
10:00 AM | WELCOME
Nina Rovinelli Heller, Ph.D., Dean, School of Social Work, University of Connecticut
10:05 AM | BOOK DISCUSSION & DEMONSTRATION
HOME AGAIN: ARMENIAN RECIPES FROM THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Mari Firkatian, Ph.D, Professor of History, University of Hartford
THE MAKING OF ARMENIAN STRING CHEESE
11:00 AM | LECTURE & RECITAL
CONTEMPORARY ARMENIAN MUSIC
Tatev Amiryan, DMA, Composer & Pianist
Anna Hayrapetyan, Soprano and a lecturer in Women's Gender & Sexuality Studies, University of Connecticut
11:45 AM | PANEL DISCUSSION
DISCOVERING YOUR ARMENIAN ROOTS: HOW TO RESEARCH GENEALOGY & ANCESTRY
George Aghjayan, Director of the Armenian Historical Archives
Marc Mamigonian, Director of Academic Affairs, National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
Armen T. Marsoobian, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of Philosophy, Southern Connecticut State University
Catherine Masud, Documentarian and Lecturer, Digital Media & Design, University of Connecticut
Tsoleen Sarian, Executive Director, Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives
Moderated by Kathryn Libal, Ph.D., Director of the Human Rights Institute and Associate Professor of Social Work and Human Rights, University of Connecticut
1:15 PM | LUNCH & DISCUSSION
Directions & Parking: https://marktwainhouse.org/visit/directions-parking/
This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Global Affairs, UConn School of Social Work, and Norian Armenian Programs.
To request reasonable accommodations and for any other questions regarding the event, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 860-486-3152.