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NAASR Receives 2021 SHARP Grant

NAASR Receives 2021 SHARP Grant

We are excited to announce that NAASR has received a Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan - SHARP grant from Mass Humanities, with funding made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities. This grant helps us recover during the pandemic and increase educational initiatives for our growing online audience. We are honored to be selected as a SHARP grant recipient! Mass Humanities received requests from more than 140 organizations. SHARP grants of up to $15,000 were awarded to retain or recruit staff, replace lost revenue, and rebuild audiences. For the complete list of grantees, click here. About the SHARP...

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E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 2 ~Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Part 1 of our Library Treasures feature on the work of Edward Arakel Yeran presented books published by his Yeran press through ca. 1915. Part 2 continues and brings to a conclusion this work.

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67th Annual Assembly of Members ~ Saturday, November 6, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

67th Annual Assembly of Members ~ Saturday, November 6, 2021 ~ On Zoom/YouTube

Featured Speaker: Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Armenian and Georgian Area Specialist in the African and Middle Eastern Division, Library of Congress talk: From Illumination to Digitization: The Armenian Collections at the Library of Congress

The general public is invited to attend via NAASR's YouTube channel. NAASR Members, please register on Zoom in order to vote.

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In Memoriam: George Bournoutian (1943-2021): Prolific and Dedicated Scholar and Friend

In Memoriam: George Bournoutian (1943-2021): Prolific and Dedicated Scholar and Friend

George Bournoutian (1943-2021) Prolific and Dedicated Scholar and Friend NAASR joins with scholars and friends all over the world in mourning the passing of an esteemed colleague, Prof. George Bournoutian. While wishing to honor his stated wishes that no outpourings of sentiment follow his death, out of respect for his enormous contributions we offer this brief appreciation and extend our deepest sympathies to his family.George Bournoutian was born and raised in Isfahan, Iran. Over the course of a long and productive career he published more than thirty books as author or translator which have been translated into many languages, and...

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NAASR Seeks Next Executive Director

NAASR Seeks Next Executive Director

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) is looking for a dynamic and dedicated person as its next Executive Director. Sarah Ignatius, the current Executive Director, is retiring but will continue in the position until it is filled and will serve as Executive Advisor to the new Executive Director to ease the transition.

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