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Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh on The Missing Pages ~ September 12, 2019

Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh on The Missing Pages ~ September 12, 2019

Heghnar Z. Watenpaugh, "The Missing Pages" Moderated by Harout EkmanianThursday, September 12, 2019 at 7:45 pm at St. Leon Armenian Church, Charles & Grace Pinajian Youth Center, 12-61 Saddle River Road, Fair Lawn, NJ 07410 The event is free. A reception will follow the discussion and book signing. For more information call 201-791-2862. The Missing Pages is the biography of the Zeytun Gospels, a manuscript illuminated by the greatest medieval Armenian artist, Toros Roslin, which is at once art, sacred object, and cultural heritage. Join Heghnar Zeitlian Watenpaugh as she traces the manuscript’s footsteps through seven centuries, from medieval Armenia to the killing fields of...

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Sato Moughalian on Feast of Ashes: The Life and Art of David Ohannessian ~ September 21, 2019

Sato Moughalian on Feast of Ashes: The Life and Art of David Ohannessian ~ September 21, 2019

Sato Moughalian, "Feast of Ashes: The Life and Art David Ohannessian" Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 4:00 pm, at the Ararat-Eskijian Museum Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 Copies of Feast of Ashes will be available for purchase at the event.Feast of Ashes tells the story of David Ohannessian, the renowned ceramicist who in 1919 founded the art of Armenian pottery in Jerusalem, where his work and that of his followers is now celebrated as a local treasure. Ohannessian’s life story is revealed by his granddaughter Sato Moughalian, weaving together family narratives with newly unearthed archival findings. Witnessing her...

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Raffi Bedrosyan on Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey ~ September 25, 2019

Raffi Bedrosyan on Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey ~ September 25, 2019

Raffi Bedrosyan, "Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey - Hidden, Not Hidden and No Longer Hidden," moderated by George AghjayanWednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:30 pm, at the AGBU New England District Center, 247 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA 02472Doors open at 7:00 pm to purchase books at NAASR on the second floor of the AGBU NE Center. Trauma and Resilience will be available for purchase and signing by the author. A reception will take place before and after the program and book signing.Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey — Hidden, Not Hidden and No Longer Hidden by Raffi Bedrosyan is a collection of articles about...

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Rosemary Hartounian Cohen on Voices from the Hidden Genocide 1918 ~ October 6, 2019

Rosemary Hartounian Cohen on Voices from the Hidden Genocide 1918 ~ October 6, 2019

Rosemary Hartounian Cohen, "Voices from the Hidden Genocide of 1918: Stories of the Turkish Massacre of Armenians in Persia–Iran" Sunday, October 6, 2019, at 4:00 pm, Ararat-Eskijian Museum, Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road, Mission Hills, CA 91345 The lecture is dedicated to the memory of Janet Samuelian The massacre of Armenians that occurred in northern Persia in 1918 was a continuation of the Armenian Genocide which began in 1915 in the Ottoman Empire.This book contains the words and the stories of the survivors of the massacre.The author’s grandmother, Arousiak, and mother, Liana, were the sole survivors of the massacre that took...

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