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Goçek Talks at MIT on Violence of Denial

Goçek Talks at MIT on Violence of Denial

November 14, 2014 10:15 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Prof. Fatma Muge Goçek gave a lecture titled “The Violence of Denial: Turkish Women’s Memories of Armenians,...

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Balakian Reads with Turkish Writers on Iowa International Program Tour Sponsored by US State Department

Balakian Reads with Turkish Writers on Iowa International Program Tour Sponsored by US State Department

November 14, 2014 5:27 pm
ISTANBUL/YEREVAN — Peter Balakian was part of a US State Department-sponsored literary tour in Istanbul and Yerevan from October 17 to 23 that included five American writers...

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AUA Honors Richard Hovannisian for Donation of Book Collection to Library

November 14, 2014 10:23 pm
  YEREVAN — On October 10, the American University of Armenia (AUA) unveiled a plaque in honor of Prof. Richard Hovannisian, who has donated his professional library...

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Palu’s Armenian St. Illuminator Church to Be Restored

November 14, 2014 10:29 pm
  ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The ancient Holy Illuminator Armenian Church in Turkey’s palu province will be restored according to Agos weekly, which had quoted the municipality...

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TCA Presents ‘All Rise! Court Is in Session’ in Honor of Genocide Centennial

TCA Presents ‘All Rise! Court Is in Session’ in Honor of Genocide Centennial

November 14, 2014 10:36 pm
By Hagop Vartivarian ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — It will be yet another daring enterprise by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) to present one of the masterpieces of Armenia’s...

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Mary V. Toumayan

  NEW YORK — The Armenian-American community lost a dedicated, energetic member on October 27, at age 92. Mary Voskeritchian Toumayan died of complications after cardiac surgery in New York City. To the end of a vibrant life, she promoted the causes she tirelessly and passionately advocated in the Armenian and International communities: Human Rights; […]

Two Vahan Tekeyan Books at One Ceremony

Two Vahan Tekeyan Books at One Ceremony

  By Hagop Vartivarian ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — After Detroit, Toronto, Los Angeles and Fresno, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) made New York in its turn reverberate with the words of a pair of newly published volumes dedicated to the writings of Vahan Tekeyan — Vahan Tekeyan: Selected Poems, translated into English by Gerald Papasian and […]

TCA Presents ‘All Rise! Court Is in Session’ in Honor of Genocide Centennial

TCA Presents ‘All Rise! Court Is in Session’ in Honor of Genocide Centennial

By Hagop Vartivarian ENGLEWOOD, N.J. — It will be yet another daring enterprise by the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) to present one of the masterpieces of Armenia’s prominent playwright Berj Zeytountian’s play, “All rise! The Court Is in Session,” performed by the association’s Mher Megerdchian Theatrical Group in April 2015. The play recounts the trial proceedings […]

REVIEW: When More Is More:  Vatche Semerdjian’s Under the Spotlight

By Dr. Arpi Sarafian Special to the Mirror-Spectator There is something uncanny about a book that draws one in when it should perhaps intimidate with its immensity.  It is true that we live in a culture that glorifies the superlative, yet a book of over a few hundred pages gives me the uncomfortable feeling of […]

Palu’s Armenian St. Illuminator Church to Be Restored

  ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The ancient Holy Illuminator Armenian Church in Turkey’s palu province will be restored according to Agos weekly, which had quoted the municipality and the head of the department for foundations. At one point more than 5,000 Armenians were living in the region. The five churches and four schools of the province […]

NAASR Christmas Open House to Feature Illustrated Presentation by Ruth Thomasian

NAASR Christmas Open House to Feature Illustrated Presentation by Ruth Thomasian

BELMONT, Mass. — Ruth Thomasian, the founder and executive director of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, will be the featured speaker at the 2014 National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Christmas Open House on Thursday, December 4. The Open House will begin at 6 p.m. with Thomasian’s talk set for 7:30 p.m. The evening’s […]

Difficult Times for the Turkish ‘Line that Roared’

  By Miran P. Sarkissian In politics, and much more so in international politics, conducted in an anarchic and competitive area of constant deception and continuous fluidity, the roar of a lion is never univocal. It may mean that somewhere around and nearby there is a lion urgently seeking its next prey or that somewhere […]

AUA Honors Richard Hovannisian for Donation of Book Collection to Library

  YEREVAN — On October 10, the American University of Armenia (AUA) unveiled a plaque in honor of Prof. Richard Hovannisian, who has donated his professional library of 1,338 books to the university’s AGBU Papazian Library. Hovannisian’s library includes many history books covering the subjects of Armenian, Russian and Soviet, Near and Middle Eastern, Ancient and […]