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Staff Report

Dr. Dickran Kouymjian and the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the authors and publishers for the following books, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts either offered personally or to the Program.

Alidz Agbabian, Dzalabadig, Images from the Diaspora’s Mother Community, in Armenian, Los Angeles: Dzil-u-Dzar Publications, 2002, 32 pages, large format with CD of songs. A book for children eight years and older with stories and verse by the author and archival photos of Aleppo. Available at dziludzar@aol.com.

Anna Ballian, editor, Armenian Relics of Cilicia from the Museum of the Catholicosate in Antelias, Lebanon, a catalogue of an exhibition at the Banaki Museum, Athens, 30 October-10 December 2002, Athens: Olkos, 2002, 127 large format pages, brilliant color photography throughout, with catalogue of objects, essays, and bibliography. Offered by His Holiness, Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia.

Clifford Chanin, curator, In Memory: The Art of Afterward, exhibition catalogue, The Sidney Mishkin Gallery, Baruch College, NY, NY, 2002, 40 pages, including the works of two Armenian artists, Léon Tutundjian and Robert Barsumian, part of the Armenian section of the Legacy Project, materials compiled by A. & D. Kouymjian. Offered by the Legacy Project, NYC.

Ambassador Leonidas T. Chrysanthopoulos, Caucasus Chronicles: Nation-Building and Diplomacy in Armenia, 1993-1994, Princeton & London: Gomidas Institute Books, 2002, 180 pages with map and photos. Offered by Vincent Lima of the Gomidas Institute.

Daughters of Vartan, Fresno Chapter, Fresno, CA, for the copy of Vardanants: Yerger Yev Sharakanner (Songs and Sharakans of Vardanants) 1500th Anniversary of Vardanants. Etchmiadzin, 2001.

William Faulkner, Sartoris, translated into Armenian by Diana Hambardzoumian, Erevan, 2000, 342 pages. Offered by the translator and available through zangak@arminco.com.

Diana Hambardzoumian, The Milky Way, a novella in Armenian, Erevan, 1999, 120 pages, available through the publisher zangak@arminco.com. Offered by the author.

Zoya Kachadurian of New York City, for a collection of 15 Armenological books by T. Altounian, Zabelle Boyajian, including a manuscript note from the Queen’s secretary to her on the occasion of the publication of Armenian Legends and Poem in 1916, P. Aucher, Samuel Cox, H. Lynch, J. Stryzgowski and D. Boyajian.
Matthew Karanian & Robert Kurkjian, Edge of Time. Traveling in Armenian & Karabagh, 2nd edition, Washington, D.C.: Stone Garden Publications, 2002, 164 pages, lavishly illustrated guide-book with maps and color photography of the authors. Available through info@StoneGardenProductions.com.

Seiyu Kiriyama, 21st Century: The Age of Sophia. The Wisdom of Greek Philosophy and the Wisdom of the Buddha, Tokyo: Hirakawa Shuppan Inc., 2000, 153 pages, available through gk1361@ro.bekkoame.ne.jp.

Lark Musical Society, Glendale, CA, for the books Komitas: Essays & Articles (Translated by Vatsche Barsoumian) and The Life Work of Dikran Tchouhadjian by Nikoghos K. Tahmizian.

National Arts Foundation, Skokie, IL, for the copies of the book Sahagian’s Armenia with paintings by Arthur Harry Sahagian.

Nishan Parklakian, S. Peter Cowe, editors, Modern Armenian Drama, An Anthology, New York: Columbia University Press, 2001, xxxii, 449 pages. Seven classical Armenian plays translated into Armenia with biographical introductions.

Vickie Smith Foston, Victoria’s Secret: A Conspiracy of Silence, Sacramento: Victoria Lazarian Heritage Association, 2001, 187 pages with photos and bibliography. The story of an Armenian immigrant who was driven to take her own life in Fresno in 1950 as told by her granddaughter. Available at VLAHARESEARCH@aol.com.

Michael Stone, Dickran Kouymjian, Henning Lehmann, Album of Armenian Paleography, Aarhus University Press: Aarhus, 2002, 556 folio pages, with 220 color plates. Available in the U.S. and Canada through David Brown Book Company, P.O. Box 541, Oakville, CT 06779, fax. (860) 945-9468 or through the Armenian Studies Program.

T’orgom Vehapetian (Simon Hovivian), Nor serunde: K’awut’ean nokhaz (The New Generation: Scapegoat), vol. I, The Last Historical Turning Point Armenia, 1920, 3rd, ed., Beirut: Nanor, 1988, 264 pages.
Martin M. Tourigian, Drexel Hill, PA, for pictures, music and archival materials
The following books were offered by Professor Antonia Arslan of the University of Padova, Italy. They are available through the publisher Guerini e Associati at via delle Erbe 2, 20121 Milano, tel./fax (011-39) 2 809506.

Antonia Arslan, editor, Daniel Varujan. Il canto del pane, translation of Hatsin erge (The Bread Song), Milan: Guerini e Associati, 3rd edition, 1994, 137 pages, with facing Armenian and Italian and an introduction.

Sonya Orfalian, editor, La mele dell’immortalità. Fiabe Armene, in the collection, Carte Armene, Milan: Guerini e Associati, 2000, 156 pages.

Stefania Garna, Generazioni nell’ombra di un genocidio. Il massacro del popolo armeno, 2nd edition, Padova, 1998, 47 pages with excellent photographs and bibliography.

Marco Impagliazzo, Una finestra sul massacro. Documenti inediti sulla strage degli armeni (1915-1916), Milan: Guerini e Associati, 2000, 254 pages, with name index. The Italian edition of a hithertofore unpublished memoir by a French Franciscan missionary, Jacques Rhétoré entitled Les Chrétiens aux bêtes.
Souvenirs de la guerre saine proclamé par les Turcs contre les Chrétiens, en 1915.

Collective authorship, Armin T. Wegner and the Armenians in Anatolia, 1915. Images and textimonies, Milan: Guerini e Associati, 1996, 221 pages, texts in Italian and English.

Handes, Literary and Artistic, no. 3, August 2002, a literary quarterly in Armenian produced between Tehran and Los Angeles.
Hask, The Monthly Review of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, vol. 71/1-8 (2002).

Horizon, no. 28, 2002/3, published by the Armenian Associations of Sweden in Uppsala, Garo Hakopian, editor: garo.hakopian@telia.com.
FA FranceArménie, Armenian monthly from Lyon, France, lavishly illustrated, large format. france-armenie@wanadoo.fr.

St. Nersess Theological Review, vol. 7 (2002), annual of the St. Nersess Armenian Seminary, 150 Stratton Road, New Rochelle, NY 10804.