Monday, April 13, 2015

DREW UNIVERSITY COMMEMORATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF ARMENIAN GENOCIDE WITH FREE PROGRAMS

The Center for Holocaust Genocide Study invites you to join us in

Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

WHEN: Monday, April 27, 2015- 7 PM
WHERE:
Drew University Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, 36 Madison Ave., Madison
ADMISSION: Free & Open to the Public
RSVP Encouraged 973.408.3600 / ctrholst@drew.edu

Our program includes:

Testimony of Andranik Vartanian
(1900-2007)
survivor of the Armenian Genocide presented by his daughter Susan Vartanian Barba

Andranik Vartanian

Undoing Denial: The Armenian Genocide and Art

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Presented by Neery E. Melkonian, granddaughter of a genocide survivor, is a freelance art advisor, curator and educator.  Ms. Melkonian will trace artistic representations of the Armenian Genocide through the generations, focusing on how its depictions have changed in the past 100 years.

Concert by Zulal
Armenian a capella group singing traditional folk songs

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Following Ms. Melkonian’s talk, the Armenian folk group, Zulal, an a cappella trio, will present a concert of Armenian village folk melodies. Their music, which celebrates the trials and joys of old Armenian village life, has been presented in venues such as the Getty Museum, Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, The Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage, and New York’s Symphony Space; they have also performed for Cirque du Soleil and the Silk Road Project.

Zulal CDs Available for Purchase (Cash only)

For reservations and information contact the Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study
973.408.3600    ctrholst@drew.edu       www.drew.edu/chs