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NAASR Welcomes Four Highly Distinguished New Board Members

NAASR Welcomes Four Highly Distinguished New Board Members

The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) welcomes four highly accomplished new members to its 27-person Board of Directors, after its 67th Assembly of Members on Saturday, November 7, 2021.

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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: 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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