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Remembering T‘lgadints‘i, the Chronicler of Kharpert Life

Remembering T‘lgadints‘i, the Chronicler of Kharpert Life

The figure at the center of this installment of Treasures of NAASR’s Mardigian Library is the noted—while also being under-known—Western Armenian author and educator Hovhannēs Harut‘iwnean (Յովհաննէս Յարութիւնեան, ca. 1860-1915), better known by his chosen pen-name of T‘lgadints‘i (Թլկատինցի). We feature here some publications of his work as well as those focusing on his work, including a special issue of Nor Kir [Nor Gir], the literary journal published by Peniamin Noorigian, which, thanks to Aram Andonian, included some previously unpublished works by T‘lgadints‘i, as well as two photographs from our collections.

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NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

NAASR Expands Worldwide Reach While Building New Headquarters

In the midst of constructing its new state-of-the-art headquarters in Belmont, MA, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) has also expanded its programs and scholar support worldwide with an unprecedented level of activity in the first half of 2019. Read it in MASSIS Post or continue reading here. Unprecedented Number of ProgramsTo date, in 2019, NAASR has sponsored or co-sponsored 38 programs on a wide variety of subjects and in many locations, the most in its history for a six-month period.  These events have taken place in Massachusetts, California, New York, New Jersey, Washington, D.C., Maryland, and,...

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NAASR Receives Donation of Rare Books and Periodicals from the Hairenik Association

NAASR Receives Donation of Rare Books and Periodicals from the Hairenik Association

Rare books from the 1800s published by Armenian presses around the world as well as precious bound volumes of Armenian newspapers from the early 1900s and other hard-to-find treasures comprise the notable donation in July from the Hairenik Association of Watertown, MA to the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR). This collection represents a significant addition to NAASR’s Mardigian Library and will become accessible to the public after NAASR’s new Vartan Gregorian Building opens on November 1, 2019, in Belmont, MA. Read the story in the Armenian Weekly or continue reading below. George Aghjayan, a member of NAASR’s Board of...

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