Monthly Archives: May 2015

From Feuntes’ “Myself with Others”

I went back to my notes from Feuntes’ Myself with Others, after I heard the news of his death.  They are as alive as they were some twenty-five years ago, when I wrote them down in a notebook whose pages … Continue reading

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Carlos Fuentes has died…

~~In his gem of a book, Myself With Others, Carlos Fuentes has a chapter titled “How I Wrote One of My Books.”  The novel in question is Aura.  The chapter is a curious mix of evocation, meditation, memoir, and theory. … Continue reading

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May 15: The Nakba at 67

May 15 is the day Palestinians and supporters of Palestinian rights to self-determination commemorate the Nakba, or Catastrophe, which forced hundreds of thousands of the native population out of Mandatory Palestine.  Today, the Nakba is 67 years old.  On this … Continue reading

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Reading Yessayan, Oshagan, Charents at MIT: an introduction

 ~ PROGRAM The Armenian Society, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA The Berlin International Festival, Berlin Lepsiushaus, Potsdam present A World Wide Reading Commemorating the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide April 21, 2015 ~ Welcome Armen Samurkashian Introduction Taline Voskeritchian … Continue reading

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