Books & Art

The Story of Aurora Mardiganian Now Available in Turkish

Tracing the Lost Life of a Woman Through a Lost Film A long-forgotten book and a long-lost screenplay about one of the most well-known figures of Armenian Genocide is now available in Turkish. Edited by writer Anthony Slide and presented with a foreword by Atom Egoyan, Aurora contains an annotated [more...]

March 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

Poem: The Nightingale of Avarair

  By Father Ghevond Alishan Translated by Alice Stone Blackwell Grigor Khanjyan, Battle of Vardanank, 1995-1998, tempera, 580 x 670 cm WHENCE dost thou come, O moon, so calmly and softly; Spreading o’er mountain, valley, and plain thy light, And over me the Patriarch, wandering sadly, With [more...]

February 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Christina Maranci Receives Sona Aronian Armenian Studies Book Prize

The cover of Vigilant Powers: Three Churches of Early Medieval Armenia (Photo: Brepols) Dr. Christina Maranci has been awarded the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prize for Excellence in Armenian Studies for her monograph Vigilant Powers: Three [more...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Book Review: ‘Experiences’ By Rev. Dr. Vahan Tootikian

By Mihran Jizmejian In the early days of the 2017, the Armenian Heritage Committee of the Armenian Congregational Church of Greater Detroit published Senior Pastor, well known intellectual, and educator, Reverend Dr. Vahan H. Tootikian’s 39th bilingual book entitled Experiences (Pordzarutiunner). [more...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Poem: Snow Covered Roses

    (Photo: Ravi Pinisetti) The last of the roses Peek from blankets of snow That have transformed The faded Autumn scenery Into a landscape of shimmering white.   The roses—red, pink, peach, and yellow— Were planted by my Love, Now mementos of his joyful labor, And all the years [more...]

January 3, 2017 // 7 Comments

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