Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

Event Videos — #NAASR

Poets In Conversation: Shahé Mankerian & Susan Barba

Poets In Conversation: Shahé Mankerian & Susan Barba

A conversation with poets Shahé Mankerian and Susan E. Barba, with participation from students of the St. Gregory and M. Hovsepian School in Pasadena, California.

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The Vishap: From Fairy Tale to Reality

The Vishap: From Fairy Tale to Reality

Illustrated lecture on documenting and preserving the dragon-stones of Armenia from the 2nd millennium BCE by Dr. Arsen Bobokhyan— PI of this project

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Reproducing the Resurrection: From European Prints to Armenian Manuscripts

Reproducing the Resurrection: From European Prints to Armenian Manuscripts

In this illustrated talk, Sylvie L. Merian, Ph.D., explains the reasons for the late usage in Armenian artistic traditions of Resurrection iconography in which Christ is shown emerging from the tomb, demonstrate what inspired the artists, and show how this iconography became common in numerous other artistic media for centuries.

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Personalizing the Map of Homeland

Personalizing the Map of Homeland

In this talk, Dr. Carel Bertram discusses how travelers came to experience these two landscapes (hostland/diasporic home and homeland) not merely together, but as mirrors, or as parallel or overlapping maps. She uses their conversations and their memories of homeland-related recipes and music to show how, during their travels, this sensibility was activated and nurtured in ways that impacted their understanding and experiences of homeland in powerful ways.

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THE HORRORS OF ADANA: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century

THE HORRORS OF ADANA: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century

Dr. Bedross Der Matossian presents his book The Horrors of Adana: Revolution and Violence in the Early Twentieth Century.

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