Topic: Armenian Studies

ANN ARBOR, MICH. — One of the most prominent positions in the field of Armenian Studies in America has a new occupant. On July 22, the Center for Armenian Studies at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, announced the appointment of Dr.[...]

By Jonathan Riggs WESTWOOD, Calif. (newsroom.ucla.edu) — The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Division of Humanities has received a $1.2 million bequest from the estate of siblings George and Alice Kachigian to support the[...]

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. — Dickran Toumajan entered into eternal rest on Thursday morning, April 7, 2022 after a short battle with cancer. A loving husband, father, grandfather, son, uncle and friend, Dickran lived a fulfilling and meaningful[...]

LOS ANGELES — Prominent Armenian librarian and scholar Gia (Dziadzan) Aivazian passed away on February 10. Aivazian was born in Kavala, Greece on December 22, 1934. She received her B. A. (1966) in English literature, a Master’s in[...]

GLENDALE — On January 31, Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles Ambassador Armen Baibourtian met with the Rector of Yerevan State University (YSU) Dr. Hovhannes Hovhannisyan, head of the YSU International Cooperation Office Dr.[...]

IRVINE, Calif. — Diran Apelian, University of California, Irvine (UCI) Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering, and his wife, Seta, a retired orthodontist, recently funded a $100,000 endowment to support graduate[...]

Prominent Armenian Studies scholar and Society for Armenian Studies member Prof. George Bournoutian died on August 22, 2021 in New Jersey. He was 77. He was a retired professor of history and the author of more than 30 books, particularly[...]

By Michael Rettig Special to the Mirror-Spectator FRESNO — The pandemic has been especially challenging for colleges and universities. Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian, the Berberian Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program (ASP) at[...]

LOS ANGELES — On Thursday, February 12, four academics joined for a lively virtual discussion to highlight the importance of “ethnic studies” and its inclusion in the K-12 curriculum, something which has mostly begun on the West[...]

NORTHRIDGE, Calif. — California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is accepting applications for a scholarships available to any student interested in studying or working with the Armenian community through advocacy, humanitarian,[...]