Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

1860 GESARIA (KAYSERI) TO LOS ANGELES 2022: Mapping Culture & Sharing Stories ~ February 26-27, 2022 ~ In Person/On Zoom

Ararat-Eskijian Museum Armenian Dress & Textile Project Armenian Film Foundation Armenian Rugs Society CSU Fresno Armenian Studies Program CSU Northridge Armenian Studies Program Houshamadyan NAASR Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives UCLA Narekatsi Chair UCLA Promise Armenian Institute

SATURDAY / SUNDAY, February 26-27, 2022, at 1:30pm Pacific / 4:30pm Eastern

IN PERSON: at Ararat Home of Los Angeles, Sheen Chapel, 15015 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 ~ Proof of Vaccination and Masks Indoors Required

LIVE on Zoom. Registration is required and free.

This special two-day, in person and Zoom event will highlight mid-19th century Armenian life and cultural history featured in the newly translated memoir of Setrak Timourian and his family’s migration from Gesaria (Kayseri) to Los Angeles.

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

ORGANIZERS
Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM)
Armenian Dress & Textile Project

CO-SPONSORS
Armenian Film Foundation (AFF)
Armenian Rugs Society
CSU Fresno Armenian Studies Program
CSU Northridge Armenian Studies Program
Houshamadyan
National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)
Project Save Armenian Photograph Archives
UCLA Narekatsi Chair of Armenian Studies
UCLA Promise Armenian Institute (PAI)

Click here for the video of Day 1.

Click here for the video of Day 2.

Click here for the full program.


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