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Rouben Mamoulian Research Funded by NAASR/Knights of Vartan Grant

Rouben Mamoulian Research Funded by NAASR/Knights of Vartan Grant

Milena Oganesyan, PhD, research associate at the Smithsonian Institution, has been conducting an independent, multi-sited research project on American-Armenian stage and screen director Rouben Mamoulian. Milena received a NAASR grant issued by the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies to conduct research in the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the Directors Guild of America; and the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, CA.

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NAASR Grant Recipients Present Papers at International Conference

NAASR Grant Recipients Present Papers at International Conference

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research and the Knights of Vartan Fund for Armenian Studies are proud to have provided provide grant support for PhD students Julia Hintlian of Harvard University and Onnik Kiremitlian of the Catholic University of Louvain to present papers at the workshop on the Armenian reception of the Syriac Church Fathers, convened as part of the 18th International Conference on Patristic Studies at Oxford on August 23. The conference as a whole featured over 350 scholars from around the world who gathered to examine the theology, philosophy, liturgics, hagiography, philology, of the Church Fathers. Photo...

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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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