Mardigian Library Open by Appointment
Mardigian Library Open by Appointment

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THE POLITICAL MADEMOISELLE OF THE WOMEN'S WARD: Vartouhie Calantar-Nalbandian at Istanbul’s Central Prison (1915-18) ~ Wednesday, September 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

THE POLITICAL MADEMOISELLE OF THE WOMEN'S WARD: Vartouhie Calantar-Nalbandian at Istanbul’s Central Prison (1915-18) ~ Wednesday, September 22, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

This talk will first provide a biography of Vartouhie Calantar-Nalbandian and analyze her prison memoirs. It will also briefly discuss her partnership with husband Zaven Nalbandian in taking up the “Zarevand” penname in the mid-1920s in the U.S. for the writing of the book United and Independent Turania (Միացեալ, Անկախ Թուրանիա).

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