This month in the Arts and Humanities

Even though it’s summer, we’re still celebrating huge stories of achievement and success this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. From our students to our faculty and alums, here are some top stories from the month of June. Fresno State alum wins on Jeopardy! Peter Guekguezian thrilled audiences of the popular trivia game […]

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Bird’s-eye view of FOOSA concert

FOOSA at Walt Disney Concert Hall

This fabulous 360-degree panorama video was shot by Daniel Schwartz of Accent Concerts. It gives you a birds-eye view from right in the middle of the Foosa Philharmonic Orchestra as Fresno State music professor Thomas Loewenheim conducts. It was recorded live on June 23 from the group’s performance in Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los […]

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A Canvas for the Arts

Artists painting

Renowned artists flock to the community to teach and to engage ~ Article by Lisa Maria Boyles, Illustrations by Joel Beery, excerpted from Fresno State Magazine Pick an art, any art. There’s a good chance it will be taught, performed or shared during two special programs offered this summer to provide community access to some […]

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New forensic linguistics textbook is the first of its kind

Gerald R. McMenamin

Gerald R. McMenamin, a professor emeritus from the Department of Linguistics at Fresno State, has written a course book that is the first of its kind. “Introducción a la Lingüística Forense” is a textbook for college courses in forensic linguistics – the application of linguistic concepts, methods and insights to the forensic context of law, […]

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Don’t miss the FOOSA final concert June 25!

Little boy plays violin

~ Reprinted from Summer Arts We are so thrilled to once again partner with FOOSA Festival/Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy! June 25 marks the end of the FOOSA performance season and kicks of the Summer Arts festival. The Fresno Opera and Orchestra Summer Academy (FOOSA) enters its fifth season on the Fresno State campus. Led by […]

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FOOSA Faculty Concert is June 17 at Fresno State

FOOSA Summer Orchestra Academy

~ Reprinted from The FOOSA Festival/Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy is under way (June 11-25) at Fresno State, offering seven concerts on campus. The event features Fresno State faculty members performing chamber music at a free concert at 8 p.m. Saturday June 17, in the Fresno State Concert Hall. Performances include the Brahms clarinet quintet and Dvorak string quintet, as well […]

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CSU Summer Arts kicks off June 25; tickets are available for public events

Contra Tiempo dancers

~ Reprinted from Final preparations are underway for the 2017 season of the CSU Summer Arts program that returns to Fresno State beginning Sunday, June 25 after a five-year hiatus at Cal State Monterey Bay. The unique arts summer school and festival of the California State University presents master classes for more than 400 […]

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Fresno State alum wins on Jeopardy!

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities UPDATE, June 22, 2017: Peter Guekguezian’s impressive winning streak on Jeopardy! came to an end last night. But he left with $46,800 in winnings for his four days on the popular ABC game show. Guekguezian, 30, earned his master’s degree in […]

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Three from College of Arts and Humanities named 2017 Fulbright recipients

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Fresno State has three 2017 Fulbright recipients, all of whom are from the College of Arts and Humanities. Two faculty members and a student have won the prestigious awards, which will take them to other parts of the world. Alice Daniel, […]

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Graphic design student brings home national ADDY award

Dominic Grijalva, a graphic design student who expects to graduate in December 2017, took home a prestigious national Student Gold ADDY Award from the American Advertising Federation for his poster design for the Selma Arts Center‘s production of  “Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play” last fall (pictured at right). National ADDY Award Winners were honored Saturday, […]

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