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2Mayrer/Children’s Songs in Armenian

Arpik Paraghamian Staff Report In August of 1999 two Armenian women with two daughters each were having a play-date at a park when one asked the other if she sang songs to her children in Armenian. When the reply was ‘yes’ an exchange of rhymes took place and 2Mayrer (two mothers) was formed. Nvair Beylerian and Diane Haroutunian are the ...

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Three Views of Armenian Economy

Chris Tozlian staff writer Most Armenians feel some sort of tie to Armenia. They look at it as their place of birth, even if they have never set foot on its soil or gazed at Mount Ararat standing just beyond the border of Armenia. They see it as the setting of their history and they feel a sense of gratitude ...

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Professor Kouymjian’s Sabbatical Leave Activities

Staff Report University lectures, international conferences, art exhibits and book writing have dominated the first months of the sabbatical leave of Dr. Dickran Kouymjian, Haig & Isabel Berberian Endowed Professor of Armenian Studies and Director of the Armenian Studies Program. In April and May Prof. Kouymjian was invited on two different occasions to Belgium. In April he served on the ...

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Tom Bozigian Brings Armenian Dance to Students

Nyrie Karkazian staff writer Imagine Armenian dancing for 15 hours in two days. Fifty-six students at CSU, Fresno learned nine new dances during a weekend class offered by Tom Bozigian, of Los Angeles. The students were part of the very first Armenian Dance Class offered at a university, as a regular course for 1 unit of college credit, through the ...

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