Ana Arzoumanian

Ana Arzoumanian (born 21 April 1962) is an Argentine lawyer, writer, poet, and translator.

Ana Arzoumanian
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Born (1962-04-21) 21 April 1962 (age 60)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Alma materUniversidad del Salvador
OccupationLawyer, writer, translator
AwardsLucian Freud Accésit Award (2009)
Websiteanaarzoumanian.com.ar Edit this at Wikidata

BiographyEdit

Ana Arzoumanian was born in Buenos Aires in 1962, a descendant of Armenian immigrants and the granddaughter of survivors of the Armenian genocide. She currently resides in Buenos Aires.[1][2]

EducationEdit

Arzoumanian earned a law degree from the Universidad del Salvador's Faculty of Legal Sciences. She completed a postgraduate degree in psychoanalysis at the Lacanian Orientation School of Buenos Aires.[3]

Academic careerEdit

Arzoumanian was a professor of philosophy of law at the Universidad del Salvador's Faculty of Legal Sciences from 1998 to 2001. From 2015 to 2016 she worked as a professor in the International Postgraduate Course in Creative Writing of the Latin American Social Sciences Institute (FLACSO) and as a visiting teacher to the Decolonia team of the Faculty of Law's social department at the University of Buenos Aires.[3]

She attended the admittance of patients at the Borda Neuropsychiatric Hospital and the Hospital Argerich in Buenos Aires.

In 1992, she was an active member of the first arbitration course in Argentina, given by the National Training and Communication Directorate of the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights.[3]

She is a member of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.[3]

Literary careerEdit

Arzoumanian has published several poetry collections with themes such as Armenian heritage, genocide, historical figures, and men's power over women. Her book Juana I, about Joanna of Castile, was adapted into the play La que necesita una boca in 2007.[4]

She has translated works by Bonaventure des Périers, Susan Gubar, and Levon Khechoyan into Spanish.[5]

Awards and recognitionsEdit

  • 2008: Yad Vashem International Scholarship for study of the Holocaust[1]
  • 2009: Lucian Freud Accésit Award from Proyecto al Sur[6]

WorksEdit

 
Ana Arzoumanian at the Centro Cultural de Cooperación in 2015

BooksEdit

  • Labios (1st ed.). Grupo Editor Latinoamericano. 1993. ISBN 978-950-694-299-1.
  • La universidad posmoderna (1st ed.). Grupo Editor Latinoamericano. 1994. ISBN 978-950-694-368-4.
  • Debajo de la piedra (1st ed.). Grupo Editor Latinoamericano. 1998. ISBN 978-950-694-531-2.
  • La mujer de ellos (1st ed.). Grupo Editor Latinoamericano. 2001. ISBN 978-950-694-641-8.
  • El ahogadero (1st ed.). Tsé-Tsé. 2002. ISBN 978-987-1057-19-1.
  • La granada (1st ed.). Tsé-Tsé. 2003. ISBN 978-987-1057-33-7.
  • Juana I (1st ed.). Alción Editora. 2006. ISBN 978-950-9402-74-4.[4]
  • Mía (1st ed.). Alción Editora. 2007. ISBN 978-987-1359-32-5.
  • Cuando todo acabe todo acabará (1st ed.). Paradiso. 2008. ISBN 978-987-9409-83-1.
  • El depósito humano: una geografía de la desaparición (1st ed.). Edición de la Autora. ISBN 978-987-05-9121-4.
  • Káukasos (1st ed.). Activo Puente. 2011. ISBN 978-987-24808-6-8.[7]
  • Mar Negro (1st ed.). Ceibo ediciones. 2012.[8]
  • Un idioma también es un incendio: 20 poetas de Armenia (1st ed.). Alción Editora. 2013. ISBN 978-987-646-346-1. (poetic version and prologue)
  • Hacer violencia. El régimen insurrecto en el arte (1st ed.). Nahuel Cerrutti Carol Editor. 2014. ISBN 978-987-3649-02-8.[5]
  • Del vodka hecho con moras (1st ed.). Libros del Zorzal. 2015. ISBN 978-987-599-422-5.[9]
  • Infieles (1st ed.). Libros del Zorzal. 2017. ISBN 978-987-599-514-7.

AnthologiesEdit

  • Velarde (2011), Secretary of Culture of San Luis Potosí

TranslationsEdit

  • El alambre no se percibía entre la hierba. Relatos de la guerra de Karabagh (2015), Levón Khechoyan, Hovhannés Yeranyan, Hecho Atómico. ISBN 9789872939236. Co-produced with Alice Ter Ghevondian.
  • Cymbalum Mundi. Bonaventure des Périers (2014), Alción.
  • Im anune hima e (2013), Editorial Antares. ISBN 9789939515229. Translation of the poem Káukasos into Armenian by Alice Ter Ghevondian.
  • Un idioma también es un incendio. 20 poetas de Armenia (2013), Alción-Activo Puente. ISBN 9789876463461. Co-produced with Alice Ter Ghevondian.
  • Lo largo y lo corto del verso Holocausto (2007), Susan Gubar, Alción.[1]
  • Sade y la escritura de la orgía, Poder y parodia en Historia de Juliette (2006), Lucienne Frappier-Mazur, Ediciones Artes del Sur. ISBN 9789879813898

Film appearancesEdit

  • A – díalogos sin fronteras (2012), directed by Ignacio Dimattia[2]

Theatrical adaptations of Arzoumanian's workEdit

  • La que necesita una boca, (2007). Directed by Román Caracciolo. Adapted from Juana I.[4]
  • Tengo un apuro de un siglo (2016). Directed by Román Caracciolo. Adapted from Del vodka hecho con moras, as well as El alambre no se percibía entre la hierba by Hovhannés Yeranyan.[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Friera, Silvina (25 November 2007). "'La poesía y la literatura cumplen la idea de lo justo'" ['Poetry and Literature Fulfill the Idea of Fairness']. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  2. ^ a b Friera, Silvina (26 May 2015). "'La literatura se tiene que correr de la pureza'" ['Literature Has to Run From Purity']. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "Arzoumanian, Ana" (in Spanish). Latin American Social Sciences Institute. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  4. ^ a b c Friera, Silvina (19 February 2016). "'Hay cuerpos que viven en los bordes de la pasión'" ['There are Bodies That Live on the Edges of Passion']. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  5. ^ a b Rapacioli, Juan (30 March 2016). "A diez años de su publicación, la escritora Ana Arzoumanian reedita 'Juana I'" [Ten Years After its Publication, Ana Arzoumanian Reissues 'Juana I'] (in Spanish). Télam. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Premio Lucian Freud 2008 / 2009" (in Spanish). Proyecto al Sur. Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  7. ^ Barrella, Sandro (23 September 2011). "Versos de una tragedia" [Verses of a Tragedy]. La Nación (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  8. ^ De Mello, Luciana (20 August 2012). "En minúscula y presente" [In Lowercase and Present]. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  9. ^ Friera, Silvina (21 December 2015). "Los ecos de las ficciones que marcaron un año intenso" [The Echoes of Fiction That Marked an Intense Year]. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.
  10. ^ Yaccar, María Daniela (28 April 2016). "El desafío de mutar el dolor en arte" [The Challenge of Mutating Pain into Art]. Página/12 (in Spanish). Retrieved 16 September 2019.

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