~~On April 21, in scores of cities and towns throughout the world, there will be memorial readings commemorating the centenary of the Ottoman genocide of the Armenians. The readings are sponsored by the World Wide Reading for Armenia 2015 (Berlin) and Lepsius Haus (Potsdam).
In Boston, at MIT, we will read from Hagop Oshagan, Zabel Yessayan, and Yeghishé Charents, three literary giants whose lives and literary output are intertwined with the horrific events at the dawn of the twentieth century. We’ll read in the original Armenian (Eastern and Western) and in English translation. Join us, if you’re in Boston on April 21. ~~