Monthly Archives: April 2016

Hagop Oshagan: Speaking the Aghéd

Originally posted on Passages Home Blog:
Oshagan’s grave, Aleppo ? The week of April 24 has particular relevance to the life and work of Hagop Oshagan. He survived the Aghéd while many of his literary contemporaries fell victim to the…

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Between Massacre and Genocide: On Eric Friedler’s

    ~~Tomorrow is April 24–-the 101th anniversary of the Ottoman Genocide of the Armenian population of the Empire.  This posting is the second of three short essays that try to approach the topic of genocide.  It ran originally in … Continue reading

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Two Figures on a Bench, in a Park, Tiflis, 1914

~~Tomorrow is April 24–the 101th anniversary of the Ottoman Genocide of the Armenian population of the Empire.  This posting is the first of three short essays that try to approach the topic of genocide.  It ran originally in Jadaliyya, on … Continue reading

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Boston skies…

~~Nothing matches the wild, dark beauty of the sky after the rains have stopped.  It was such an evening again this day in Boston.  The pouring rain of the past 24 hours subsided into a drizzle that stretched languidly into … Continue reading

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