Marc Nichanian

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Marc Nichanian
Armenian Literature and Culture
603 Kent Hall
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Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00am to 12:00pm

A graduate of the University of Stasbourg and the École Nationale des Langues Orientales Vivantes, Marc Nichanian is currently Professor of Armenian languages and culture at Columbia University. He has published in Armenian: six volumes of Gam, a journal of literary analysis; and an extensive bibliography of Hagop Oshagan. In French: a history of the Armenian language; a book on the perversion of history; and French translations from Armenian (Khrakhouni) and English (Vahakn Dadrian). In English: the first volume of a series on Armenian literature in the twentieth century, a book on Charents, a collective volume called "Art and Testimony."


  • GAM, Hantes Verlutsakan, 1980-2005, six volumes.
  • Ages et usages de la langue arménienne, Ententes, Paris, 1989.
  • A Bibliography of Hagop Oshagan (in Armenian), LA, 1998.
  • Writers of Disaster: Armenian Literature in the Twentieth Century, Gomidas Institute, 2002.
  • Charents, Poet of the Revolution, Mazda Press, 2003.
  • La Perversion historiographique, Léo Scheer, Paris, 2006.