Society for Armenian Studies

Aims
The aims of the Society for Armenian Studies are to promote the study of Armenian culture and society, including history, language, literature, and social, political, and economic questions; to facilitate the exchange of scholarly information pertaining to Armenian studies around the world; and to sponsor panels and conferences on Armenian studies. The programs of the Society include publication of a Newsletter on the Society's activities and on current research on Armenia; publication of the Journal of the Society for Armenian Studies, encouragement, sponsorship and publication of research on all facets of Armenian culture and society; and such other activities as the SAS council may from time to time determine.

History
The Society for Armenian Studies was founded in 1974 by a group of scholars from the universities of California, Columbia and Harvard on the initiative of Richard G. Hovannisian, Dickran Kouymjian, Nina Garsoian, Avedis Sanjian, and Robert Thomson. It is dedicated to the development of Armenian Studies as an academic discipline.

SAS Secretariat
The SAS Secretariat is located at the Armenian Studies Program of California State University, Fresno.

Armenian Studies Program
California State University, Fresno
5245 N Backer Ave. PB4
Fresno, CA 93740-8001

Telephone: 559-278-2669
FAX: 559-278-2129
Email: barlowd@csufresno.edu