Events

09.23.2017 Armenian Harvest Festival

Event - 2017.09.17 Armenian Harvest FestivalDate: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 12:00 – 6:00 PM
Location: Nathan Hale Inn, 855 Bolton Road, Storrs, CT

This event is free and open to the public.

Join us for traditional food, music, dancing, a rug weaving workshop, a lecture on filmmaking in Armenia, and a show! Note that the evening performance will take place at the Rome Commons Ballroom.



Vendor Registration - 9/23/2017 Armenian Harvest Festival

The event is being hosted by the Norian Armenian Programs. In 2004, the University of Connecticut received a bequest from the estate of Alice K. Norian, to be used to educate students and the general public about Armenian culture and history, and to gather Armenian-Americans for both these purposes. Therefore the event is free and open to the public and there is no charge for vendors, as this is meant to support community engagement. Vendors should be setup by 11:30am and broken down by 5:00pm. PLEASE FILL IN ALL FIELDS MARKED WITH AN ASTERISK (*). YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION IF YOUR FORM WAS SUBMITTED SUCCESSFULLY.
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2017 Armenian Harvest Festival Release

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04.12.2017 Hand-in-Hand: Preventative Dentistry & Public Health in Armenia

04.12.2017 Hand-in-Hand - Preventative DentistryAnnual Alice K. Norian Lecture

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Time: 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
5:30 PM Reception
6:30 PM Lecture
7:15 PM Q&A Discussion facilitated by Professor Stephen Schensul
Location: Nathan Hale Inn, 855 Bolton Road, Storrs, CT
This event is free and open to the public.

Speaker: Dr. Berdj Kiladjian, Board of Director for Hand-in-Hand and principal of Longwood Dental Group



Sponsored by UConn’s Norian Armenian Programs, Global Affairs, and School of Social Work. If you are an individual that requires an accommodation to participate, contact global@uconn.edu or 860.486.3152

Dr. Kiladjian will discuss the state of dentistry in Armenia and how the organization Hand in Hand came to be—the purpose, the past and the future. He will provide an introduction of preventive dentistry services that Hand in Hand provides in Armenia and Karabagh, as well as the steps taken to achieve the organization’s goals.

Biography

Dr. Kiladjian is the principal of Longwood Dental Group in Brookline MA USA.  Longwood Dental is a multi specialty group practice with a staff of 35, including 14 general dentists and specialists. Dr. Kiladjian is a prosthodontist and maintains his practice within the group, specializing in advanced cosmetic dentistry and dental implant dentistry. He also serves on the Board of Directors for Hand-in-Hand, a non-profit, non-governmental organization dedicated to the improvement of the health and social welfare of the Artsakh population, focusing on dental care and preventative education in Armenia and Karabakh.

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02.02.2017 “The Presence of the Absence: Photography in the Ottoman Armenian Migrant Experience”

Post - Events - Ottoman Armenian Photography
Date: Thursday, February 2nd, 2017
Time: 4:30PM
Location: Southern Connecticut State University, Buley Art Gallery, Buley Library, Ground Floor, New Haven, CT

Professor Armen T. Marsoobian will be giving a lecture on his recent work on Ottoman Armenian Photography, conducted during his fellowship in Istanbul.

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09.17.2016 Armenian Harvest Festival

Event - 2017.09.17 Armenian Harvest FestivalDate: Saturday, September 17, 2016
Time: 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Location: Alumni Center, 2384 Alumni Drive Storrs, CT

This event is free and open to the public.

Join us for traditional food, music, dancing, a rug weaving workshop, a lecture on grape cultivation in Armenia, and a show! Note that the evening performance will take place in the Student Union Theater.


We are no longer taking RSVPs for the 2016 event. Please visit the Fall 2017 event page.

We are no longer taking vendor registrations. All vendors should have been confirmed by Friday, September 3, 2016. The list of confirmed vendors can be found below. If you have any questions please contact zahra.ali@uconn.edu or dorothea.hast@uconn.edu

 

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04.28 – 09.30.2016 They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief Exhibit

They Shall Not Perish Exhibit Cover Panel1st Showing : One Day Only–in West Hartford

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Also join us for Genocide Recognition or Quest for Justice Lecture w. Harut Sassounian at at 5:30PM
Location: UConn School of Social Work, Zachs Community Room, 1798 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT. Get directions.

2nd Showing: 5 months in Storrs, CT

Date: Friday, April 30, 2016 – Friday, September, 30, 2016
Location: UConn Storrs Campus, Laurel Hall Lobby. Get directions.

This Exhibit has been provided by the Near East Foundation.

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04.28.2016 “Genocide Recognition or Quest for Justice?”

Armenian Genocide Memorial
Armenian Genocide Memorial

Annual Alice K. Norian Lecture

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:30PM
Location: School of Social Work, Zachs Community Room, 1798 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT. Get directions.
Agenda:
5:30 pm Reception
6:00 pm Lecture

Speaker:
Harut Sassounian, Publisher & Editor, California Courier

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“They Shall Not Perish: The Story of the Near East” Exhibit will also be on display in the Zachs Community Room on April 28, 2016. The Exhibit will be moved to UConn Storrs campus after the lecture, and will remain on display in Laurel Hall until September 20, 2016.



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Fragments of a Lost Homeland: Remembering Armenia Book Talk

brothersDate: Wednesday, March 9th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Guilford Free Library

Professor Armen Marsoobian is giving an illustrated talk about his recent book, Fragments of a Lost Homeland: Remembering Armenia. Armen T. Marsoobian is a professor of philosophy at Southern Connecticut State University and chairperson of the Philosophy Department.

You should attend if you like photography and want to hear about what life was like for Armenians 100 years ago during the Ottoman Empire. The book, along with a second companion photography book, Dildilian Brothers – Memories of a Lost Armenian Home: Photography and the Story of an Armenian Family in Anatolia, 1888-1923 released last month in Turkey, will be available for purchase.