Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

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THE ARMENIANS OF WHITINSVILLE ~ Thursday, June 16, 2022 ~ On Zoom

THE ARMENIANS OF WHITINSVILLE ~ Thursday, June 16, 2022 ~ On Zoom

Lisa Misakian and Gregory Jundanian share their recent work to document the vibrant Armenian-American community of Whitinsville, which in many ways has much in common with other North American communities where Armenians found and redefined themselves in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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COLLECTIVE TRAUMA AND THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Relations Since 1839 ~ Thursday, June 2, 2022 ~ On Zoom

COLLECTIVE TRAUMA AND THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Relations Since 1839 ~ Thursday, June 2, 2022 ~ On Zoom

The lessons Dr. Pamela Steiner has taken about what might be needed to achieve something positive among Armenians, Turks and Azerbaijanis is pulled together in her recent interdisciplinary book, Collective Trauma and the Armenian Genocide: Armenian, Turkish and Azerbaijani Relations Since 1839.

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POETS IN CONVERSATION: Shahé Mankerian & Susan Barba ~ Tuesday, May 17, 2022 ~ Hybrid In-Person/Zoom/YouTube

POETS IN CONVERSATION: Shahé Mankerian & Susan Barba ~ Tuesday, May 17, 2022 ~ Hybrid In-Person/Zoom/YouTube

A conversation with poets Shahé Mankerian and Susan E. Barba.

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REPRODUCING THE RESURRECTION: From European Prints to Armenian Manuscripts ~ Thursday, May 12, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

REPRODUCING THE RESURRECTION: From European Prints to Armenian Manuscripts ~ Thursday, May 12, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

In this illustrated talk, Sylvie L. Merian, Ph.D., will explain 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 ~ Wednesday, May 11, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

PERSONALIZING THE MAP OF HOMELAND ~  Wednesday, May 11, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

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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