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Armenian Studies Program Book/Video/CD Donations

Staff Report

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

Edward Alexander, Bethesda, MD, for the copy of his book, A Crime of Vengeance, an Armenian Struggle for Justice. Nebraska: Universe.com, Inc, 1991.

Artissage, Arts Magazine, Leiden-Utrecht, 2001, a full color museum magazine entirely devoted to three Armenian exhibits being held in Holland for the 1700th anniversary of Armenian Christianity: 1) “Armenian: Hidden Wealth from the Mountains,” at the National Museum of Antiquities, 2) “Armenia: Medieval Miniatures from the Christian East,” at the Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, 3) “Armenia: The Encounter/Four Contemporary Artists from the Diaspora,” at the Municipal Museum De Lakenhal, Leiden. Bilingual text in English and Dutch. Available at info@rmo.nl, and www.vernissageverlag.de.

S. Peter Cowe, Catalogue of the Armenian Manuscripts in the Cambridge University Library, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Subsidia, vol. 86, Louvain: Peeters, 1994, xiii, 232 pages; a detailed description of 25 manuscripts.

Armen Dadour, Granada Hills, CA, for the copy of The Vartouhy Rose Dadour Commemorative Book. Granada Hills, 2001.

Charles Dowsett, for his book Sayat‘-Nova, An 18th-century Troubadour, A Biographical and Literary Study, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Subsidia, vol. 91, Louvain: Peeters, 1997, xviii, 508 pages, no doubt the definitive study of Sayat Nova by the late Oxford scholar.

H. G. Gabrielyan, Haykakan lernashkharh (Mountainous Armenian), Erevan, Yerevan State University, 2000.

Nina Garsoïan, for the book L’Église arménienne et le grand schisme d’Orient, Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Subsidia, vol. 100, Louvain: Peeters, 1999, lxx, 630 pages, a massive record of the early centuries of Armenian Christianity and inter-church relations.

Inheritance: Art and Images beyond a Silenced Genocide, Chicago: Beacon Street Gallery, 2001, catalogue of an exhibit featuring eight Armenian artists to be held from March 8 to April 26, 2002, courtesy of Modern Icon: Contemporary Artists and the Legacy of the Armenian Illuminated Manuscript, with a preface by Dickran Kouymjian, Glendale: Brand Library and Art Center, 2001. Catalogue of an exhibit held at the Brand Library from September 15 to October 20, 2001 curated by Caroline Lais-Tufenkian, available through the Brand Library, (818) 548-2050.

Mr. Charles Nigolian Modesto, CA, for the French language articles, periodicals and Armenian books.

Dr. & Rev. Fr. Abel Oghlugean, Matenagrakan hetazotut’iwnner Movses vrd. Erznkats’u grakan areghcuaci shurj (Bibliographic Research on the Literary Enigma of Movses vardapet Erzenkats’i), Ejmiacin, 2001, hardcover with dust jacket, 304 pages.

Avedis K. Sanjian, Medieval Armenian Manuscripts at the University of California, Los Angeles, with contributions by Alice Taylor and Sylvie L. Merian and with the assistance of S. Peter Cowe, Berkeley-L.A-London: University of California Press, 1999.

Martin M. Tourigian, Drexel Hill, PA, for his paintings.
J. J. S. Weitenberg, Theo van Lint, H.L.M. Defoer, W.C.M./ Wüstefeld, Armenië middeleeuwse miniaturen uit het christelijke Oosten, (Armenia: Medieval Miniatures from the Christian East) Utrecht-Zwolle: Museum Catharijneconventt, 2001. A large, beautifully illustrated catalogue of an exhibit of Armenian miniature paintings and relics from the Matendaran, Etchmiadzin and the State Historical Museum of Armenia, Utrecht, Holland from November 3, 2001 to March 3, 2002 in honor of the 1700th anniversary of Armenian Christianity. Available through cathconv@wxs.nl.
William Saroyan, Diary of Paris-Fresno1967-68, Turkish translation by Berfil Eyüboglu, of Saroyan’s Days of Life and Death and a Trip to the Moon, Aras Publishing House, Istanbul, gift of Aziz Gökdemir, available through arasyayincilik@superonline.com.

Armenian Folk Music Shoghakan Ensemble, Traditional Crossroads Company, NY, available through tradcross@aol.com.

Vache Sharafyan, Armenian Chamber Music, Traditional Crossroads Company, Harold Hagopian (Fresno State alumnus), POB 20320 Greeley Sq., NY, NY 10001, (212) 579-3761 or tradcross@aol.com.