Marjorie Housepian Dobkin

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Marjorie Housepian Dobkin
Marjorie Dobkin photo by her uncle Kegham Ashjian circa 1950s.jpg
Marjorie Housepian Dobkin c. 1957
Born21 November 1922(1922-11-21)
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
Died8 Februar 2013(2013-02-08) (aged 90)
Emerson, New Jersey, U.S.
EthnicityArmenie
CitizenshipAmerican
EddicationBarnard College (BA); Teacher's College (MA)
ThriftWriter, eddicator
Kent forAuthor o A Houseful of Love an Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City
Hauf-marrae(s)
  • Donald Johnson (divorced; 1 child)
  • Machbi Dobkin (1957–2004; his daith; 2 childer)
RelativesDr. Moses Housepian (faither)
Dr. Edgar Housepian (brither)
SignaturSigned Houseful.jpg

Marjorie Anaïs Housepian Dobkin (21 November 1922(1922-11-21) – (2013-02-08)8 Februar 2013) wis an Armenie-American author an a professor o Inglis at Barnard College, Columbia University, New York. Her beuks include the novelle A Houseful of Love (a New York Times[1] an New York Herald Tribune[2] bestseller) an the history Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City.[3] Her younger brither wis the neurosurgeon Edgar Housepian.

Housepian Dobkin wis born in 1922 tae Dr. Moses Housepian an his wife Makrouhie, Armenie refugees in New York City, twa an a hauf months after her maternal grandfaither wis killt bi a Turkish sodger durin the burnin o Smyrna frae which her grandmither fled as a refugee.

She attendit Barnard College, graduatin in 1944, an wis a professor o leeteratur an writin at Barnard frae 1957 tae 1993,[4] an aw Associate Dean o Studies frae 1976 tae 1993. Her students includit the novelist Margaret Cezair-Thompson.[5]

She wis awairdit the Anania Shirakatsi prize o the Academy o Sciences o Soviet Armenie[6] an wis the recipient o an honorar doctorate frae Wilson College an aw.[7] She livit in Manhattan near Barnard at 425 Riverside Drive.[8]

The Diary of Anaïs Nin inscribit frae Anaïs Nin tae Marjorie Anaïs Housepian Dobkin

Academic career[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • 1957–1988: Instructor in Inglis at Barnard College
  • 1976–1993: Associate Dean o Studies
  • 1988–1993: Professor o Inglis
  • 1993–2013: Professor Emerita

Bibliography[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • A Houseful of Love (Random House, 1957)
  • The Smyrna Affair (US version, Harcourt Brave Jovanovich, 1971; currently published bi Newmark Press as Smyrna 1922: The Destruction of a City)
    • Smyrna 1922 (UK version, Faber and Faber, 1972)
  • "The Unremembered Genocide" (airticle in Commentary)
  • The Making of a Feminist: Early Journals and Letters of M. Carey Thomas (Kent State University Press, 1977)
  • "George Horton and Mark L. Bristol: opposing forces in U.S. foreign policy, 1919–1923" (1983)
  • Inside Out (written wi Jean Cullen, Ivy Books, 1989)

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Airticle on Marjorie Housepian Dobkin in Eastren Armenie Wikipedia: https://hy.wikipedia.org/wiki/Մարջըրի_Հուսեփյան

Airticle on Marjorie Housepian Dobkin in Wastren Armenie Wikipedia: https://hyw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Մարճըրի_Յովսէփեան

Airticle on Marjorie Housepian Dobkin in Inglis Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marjorie Housepian Dobkin

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of Genocide, p. 6: In Memoriam notice
  2. https://newspaperarchive.com/winnipeg-free-press-jul-13-1957-p-37 Winnipeg Free Press 13/7/1957 p. 37
  3. https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/marjorie-housepian-2/the-smyrna-affair Kirkus Reviews
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20130816003635/http://www.armenianchurch-ed.net/news-and-media/news/marjorie-housepian-dobkin-1922-2013/
  5. https://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-xpm-2008-08-10-0808070263-story.html
  6. http://studyofgenocide.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/isg_48.pdf Bulletin of the Institute for the Study of Genocide p. 6: In Memoriam notice
  7. https://archive.org/stream/barnardalumnae731barn/barnardalumnae731barn_djvu.txt Barnard Alumnae Fall 1983 p. 29
  8. page 47, Kessabtzis in U.S.A. and Canada 1990 30th Edition, directory o Kessabtzis (Armenies frae her faither Dr. Moses M. Housepian's hametoun o Kessab in Syria, an thir descendants) published bi the Kessab Educational Association of Los Angeles, Inc. (a California Non-Profit Corporation)

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