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Marc Nichanian on Hagop Oshagan’s “Novel of the Catastrophe”

~~Marc Nichanian, philosopher and author of Le Roman de la Catastrophe, speaks about Hagop Oshagan’s Մնացորդաց (Remnants).  Paris, June 8, at 8:30 PM.~~ ~~ Advertisements

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Reading Yessayan, Oshagan, Charents at MIT: an introduction

 ~ PROGRAM The Armenian Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA The Berlin International Festival, Berlin Lepsiushaus, Potsdam present A World Wide Reading Commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide April 21, 2015 ~ Welcome Armen Samurkashian Introduction Taline Voskeritchian … Continue reading

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Hagop Oshagan: Speaking the Aghéd

  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 Ottoman genocidal machine. In fact, and as Vahé Oshagan … Continue reading

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April 24: Armenian National Day of Mourning

Նիկողոս Սարաֆեան։ Անձկութիւն Կարօտը չէր ետիս ձգած քաղաքիս Ու սէրը չէր ծովին, հովին. վախը չէր Անծանօթին, որ կը ճզմէր իմ հոգիս, Ափի մը դէմ երբ կանգ կ՛առնէր նաւը մեր։ Այլ երթալու մեծ սարսուռին պակասն էր Որ կ՛ընէր զիս յանկարծ թշուառ, … Continue reading

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Reading Karsh: The excluded and the included…

At first, the most striking thing about the exhibition, Yousuf Karsh: Celebrating Humanity, is how familiar these photographs are to a certain generation that grew into maturity in the 1950s and early 1960s.  The exhibition is at the Armenian Library … Continue reading

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April 24: Armenian National Day of Mourning

Michael J. Arlen, Passage to Ararat: A picture began to from of yet other fathers and other sons.  I thought of all the Armenian fathers who had been drafted into the Turkish Army in that year of 1914: men who … Continue reading

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Finding Zabel Yessayan–and losing her

Zabel Yessayan–the mere utterance of the name echoes with what Marc Nichanian describes, in Western Armenian, as հմայք, whose closest English equivalent would be allure. Nichanian’s chapter on Yessayan in his Writers of Disaster makes for a devastating reading–her tumultuous … Continue reading

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