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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: Lucy Der Manuelian (1928-2021)

In Memoriam: Lucy Der Manuelian (1928-2021)

With great sadness NAASR shares the news of the passing of Dr. Lucy Der Manuelian of Belmont, Massachusetts, at the age of 93. Der Manuelian was the first holder of the Arthur H. Dadian and Ara Oztemel Professor of Armenian Art at Tufts University and, indeed, was instrumental in the establishment of that chair, the first and only one in Armenian art in the United States.

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E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 1 ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

E. A. Yeran: Pioneering Armenian-American Printer and Publisher, Part 1 ~ Treasures of NAASR's Mardigian Library

Although he was not the first Armenian-American publisher—that distinction belongs to Haigag Ēginian (Հայկակ Էկինեան)—occupying a special place among the early publishers stands E. A. Yeran and Yeran Press in Boston.

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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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