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“Empire, Nation, Diaspora: Recovering the Voices of Vahé and Hagop Oshagan” at the MLA International Symposium, Lisbon, July 23-25.

Lisbon was recently the site of two important events related to the literature of the Armenian diaspora. The first was a panel that convened at the International Symposium of the Modern Language Association (MLA), the major professional association for scholars … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love (for futbol)

My mother’s love for futbol and the World Cup was boundless, timeless, and shameless. It crossed continents and generations; it brought us all together in enthusiasm and sometimes in disappointment; it created a kind of goofy, wild joy that was … Continue reading

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The Valise–a family memoir

      ~~”The Valise” was published in the fall 2011 issue of American Literary Review.  Since then, the publication has gone digital, and the essay is not available in print or on the ALR website.   You can read it … Continue reading

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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.~~ ~~

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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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World Wide Reading for Armenia 2015, at MIT, on April 21.

~~In commemoration of the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide, Worldwide Reading for Armenia will pay tribute to great Armenian writers in a series of readings, all taking place on April 21. Sponsored by the International Literature Festival Berlin and the … 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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Hagop Oshagan: Teacher for the generations

~~This photograph is of the Western Armenian novelist Hagop Oshagan with his students, in Jerusalem. The year is unknown. It is one of the very few pictures of Oshagan with his students although it is said that  with them, Oshagan … Continue reading

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Oshagan’s “Remnants”–the Cyprus years

Hagop Oshagan wrote Mnatsortats, whose English translation by G.M.Goshgarian has just been released, in Cyprus between 1926 and 1934.  These years were Oshagan’s most prolific as a novelist.  It was in Cyprus, in a house at the edge of town, … Continue reading

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Oshagan in English…

Gomidas Institute has announced the publication of a section from Hagop Oshagan’s novel, Մնացորդաց (Remnants).  The translation is by G.M.Goshgarian who won a PEN Translation Award for his work while it was still in manuscript form. The volume has an … Continue reading

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