CineCulture presents ‘Agents of Change’ Feb. 24

Cineculture Agents of Change

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Agents of Change” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium. From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the […]

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French club brings comedy troupe to Fresno State

French Comedy Troupe Les Enfans Sans Abri

Le Cercle Français, the French club of the Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures Department at Fresno State, presents Les Enfans Sans Abri at 6 p.m. March 4 in the Satellite Student Union. This traveling comedy troupe will perform two medieval plays in a performance that is free and open to the public. Since 1989, Les Enfans […]

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Last Fresno State Talks features Tim Skeen

Fresno State Talks speaker Tim Skeen

~ By Kathleen Schock, reprinted from On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Dr. Tim Skeen, award-winning poet and professor of creative writing, will present the final talk in this year’s Fresno State Talks series, “The Times They Are a Changin’: Nobel Laureate Bob Dylan and the Beat Poets.” Skeen will cover Dylan’s influence on both music […]

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Linguistics Colloquium Feb. 23

W. Tecumseh Fitch and Miguel Oliveira Jr.

Miguel Oliveira Jr. (Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Brazil) and W. Tecumseh Fitch  (University of Vienna, Austria) will discuss “Visual Pattern Perception in Hunter-Gatherers, Illiterates and Undergraduates” on Thursday, Feb. 23, in the next presentation of the Linguistics Department colloquium. Artificial grammar learning has been extensively used to explore the pattern-perception abilities of animals and both […]

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String Chamber Music Extravaganza set for March 4

Chamber Music Extravaganza

Guest cellist Lynn Harrell, a two-time Grammy winner for Best Chamber Music Performance, will join several other acclaimed guest artists for the String Chamber Music Extravaganza at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. Other performers will be Stephen Boe and Limor Toren-Immerman on violin; Paul Coletti and Michael Chang […]

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Shawl Project will gather Native American histories, stories, culture

Shawl Project

The College of Arts and Humanities’ Center for Creativity and the Arts in collaboration with the Department of Theater Arts present “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women.” “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” will bring women together over a six-week period. During this time, the women will […]

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Art and Design presents ‘Fresno Shorts’

Fresno Shorts Film Festival

The Art and Design Department‘s Animation/New Media Program presents a screening of “Fresno Shorts,” an animated film screening, at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Conley 101. Students in the program chose which shorts to screen at the event, which they hope will become a recurring event, the Fresno Shorts Film Festival. “Fresno Shorts” will feature […]

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CineCulture presents ‘Resistance at Tule Lake’ Feb. 17

Resistance at Tule Lake

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Resistance at Tule Lake” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium. Over 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated in 10 camps from 1942 to 1945, in the largest mass imprisonment of citizens in U.S. history. “Resistance at Tule Lake“ tells the long-suppressed story of the “No-No’s” – 12,000 […]

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MCJ alum’s radio feature wins national award

Tyler Bartlam, a Media, Communications and Journalism major who graduated from Fresno State in December, won first place in the Radio Feature Reporting Category from the Broadcast Education Association‘s Festival of Media Arts. Bartlam’s feature talks to Kat Nijmeddin, a Muslim Fresno State student who is a senior in Art and Design. Nijmeddin has encountered hate and […]

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Civil rights leader James Lawson Jr. spoke at Fresno State

James Lawson

~ Photo above courtesy of Vanderbilt University ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communication specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities The Rev. James Lawson Jr., widely regarded as a pioneer of nonviolent tactics in the American civil rights movement, spoke to a full house on Feb. 23, in the North Gym 118. The Rev. Dr. […]

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