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MENAS ARISIAN – Staff Writer Elizabeth Gentile Senior Major: Business Administration Ever since I enrolled in Armenian Studies 108A (Armenian History I) with Professor Der Mugrdechian, I fell in love with Armenian history. One part of Armenian history that speaks to my heart is that Armenia was the first nation to declare itself entirely a Christian nation. Arnold Muradyan Junior ...

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What’s New in the Armenian Studies Library? Rare 1916 Book on the Armenian Volunteers

Staff Report The Armenian Studies Program’s collection includes rare books that are difficult to find in libraries around the country, even around the world. One such work is a remarkable album of reproduced photographs entitled Hay kamaworner (Armenian Volunteers). Published in 1916 in Tiflis, the book offers a pictorial glimpse of the volunteer units training and fighting against the Ottoman ...

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“On the Wings of Song” – Oud and Guitar Music Provide Accompaniment to Traditional Lullabies

RUZAN ORKUSYAN – Staff Writer “On the Wings of Song,” we traveled to our ancestral lands, captivated by the haunting beauty of the glacial melodies, the impeccable blending of luminous voices and instruments, and the delicate fusion of art and history. Traveling back in time, we escaped the toils of everyday life to witness the gentle love of Armenian mothers ...

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Major Facets of Identity Explored in Armenian Studies Class

ANDREW ESGUERRA – Staff Writer The Armenian Studies Program has energized the San Joaquin Valley Armenian community by being a staple for armenology in the region. The Program highlights Armenian culture through guest speakers, publications, study abroad opportunities, and courses, and there are very few aspects of Armenian identity with which the Program is not involved. One such example is ...

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“Ararat Market” Deli Opens in Clovis, California

SUREN OGANESSIAN – Staff Writer Fresno is famous in the American Diaspora for its Armenian cuisine, with plenty of restaurants and delis to choose from. But it has always been harder to find a good Armenian deli in neighboring Clovis; that is until recently, when on October 2, 2013, the “Ararat Market” opened. Located in a shopping center at the ...

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Armenian Art of the Crimea/Romania Discussed

TATEVIK HOVHANNISYAN – Staff Writer An important facet of the history of the Armenians includes their fascinating activities in the Diaspora. To be able to prosper, invent, and progress outside the boundaries of ones nation shows the true diligence of the Armenian people. The work of Armenian artists from the Crimea and Romania was the focus of a lecture on ...

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Dr. Arslanian Explores How British Promises to the Armenians After World War I Were Unfulfilled

SUREN OGANESSIAN – Staff Writer For much of its history, Armenia has been a pawn or a bargaining chip for larger empires, and during the First World War, one of the most tumultuous times in Armenian history, the Armenians, as well as other peoples in the Middle East, naturally came to be used by the Allies, specifically Great Britain, for ...

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Armenian Studies Program Book/Video/CD Archival Gifts

Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Prof. Sergio La Porta, and the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the donors, authors, and publishers for the following books, periodicals, videos, and archival gifts, either offered personally, or to the Program. Vrej-Armen Artinian, St-Laurent, Québec, Canada, for a copy of his new book Im Oughebadoumuh (My Travelogue/Mémories) (Montreal, 2013), 317pp., in Armenian. Dr. ...

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Armenians on the Internet

TATEVIK HOVHANNISYAN – Staff Writer The Armenian Church Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Main Categories: The Armenian Church Today, Catholicos of All Armenians, Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, “Etchmiadzin Monthly,” Origins of Christianity, Education, Just for Youth, Services, Video Gallery, Feature Video and Feature Story. Do you ever have questions about the Armenian Apostolic Church? Do you want to be ...

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Marchese Discusses New Research on Armenian Religious Textile and Metal Art of Constantinople

EMMA SHALJYAN – Staff Writer The Armenian community of Constantinople at the turn of the twentieth century was estimated to be over 200,000, and together with the Greeks, they constituted a majority of the population of the city. The Armenian Studies Program invited Dr. Ronald Marchese, Professor of Ancient History and Archeology, at the University of Minnesota-Duluth, as a guest ...

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