Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

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FROM BOGEYMAN TO HAY KIN: Representations of Armenian Women in Modern Iran ~ Thursday, April 28, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

FROM BOGEYMAN TO HAY KIN: Representations of Armenian Women in Modern Iran ~ Thursday, April 28, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

First Annual Vartan Gregorian Memorial Lecture
This talk is part of a larger book project that explores the history of Iran’s Armenian women from the beginning of Naser al-Din Shah’s reign in 1848 to the 1979 fall of the Pahlavi dynasty.

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WHAT WILL BECOME OF US: Film screening/Discussion~ Wednesday, April 27, 2022 ~ In Person Event

WHAT WILL BECOME OF US: Film screening/Discussion~ Wednesday, April 27, 2022 ~ In Person Event

IN PERSON EVENT: Watertown Free Public Library (Watertown Savings Bank Room) 123 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472, (617) 972-6431 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 6:00pm Eastern/Film screening, 5:45pm Eastern/PizzaPRESENTERSTEPHANIE AYANIAN, Producer/Director, What Will Become of Us“Their struggle speaks to the many immigrant communities who have experienced trauma. 100 years ago, Armenians were nearly annihilated by genocide. Today, often unrecognized, it remains defining – while the long shadow of the Genocide creates a burden for young Armenian Americans, discouraging them from taking up their culture."“Genocide always casts a long shadow. The greatest challenge for any community that has gone through genocide is to...

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A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

A HOUSE IN THE HOMELAND: Armenian Pilgrimages to Places of Ancestral Memory ~ Friday, April 22, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Between 2007 and 2015, Carel Bertram traveled with many self-described pilgrims on dozens of homecoming trips led by Armen Aroyan, and A House in the Homeland chronicles what she saw.

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SHOULD THE WIND DROP: Film screening/Discussion ~ Wednesday, April 20, 2022 ~ In Person/On Zoom

SHOULD THE WIND DROP: Film screening/Discussion ~ Wednesday, April 20, 2022 ~ In Person/On Zoom

After viewing Should the Wind Drop, film's director, Nora Martirosyan, and producer, Julie Paratian, will participate in a discussion about the film, moderated by Laure Astourian, Professor of Modern Languages.

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THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees ~ Monday, April 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE END OF ARMENIAN SIVAS: The Extermination of Deportees ~ Monday, April 18, 2022 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

The deportation stations of Kötü Hanand Hasançelebi will form the focus of the presentation.

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