The College of Arts and Humanities is holding its second annual new student convocation at noon on Wednesday, Aug. 30, in Fresno State’s Satellite Student Union.Read More
Dr. Tim Skeen, a Fresno State professor of English, is the University’s new James and Coke Hallowell Professor of Creative Writing, starting this fall.Read More
The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its fall 2017 lineup of film screenings with “The Eagle Huntress” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the fall semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]Read More
Calling all thespians — fall theatre auditions are here! The Fresno State Department of Theatre Arts will hold preliminary auditions for its fall season at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in the John Wright Theatre on campus.Read More
Dr. Marnel Niles Goins, a Fresno State professor in the Department of Communication, has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Leadership Award, awarded by the California State University, Fresno Women’s Association. Niles Goins was one of two recipients of the faculty award this year, sharing the honor with Dr. Carmen Caprau from the Department of Mathematics.Read More
A new video archive project founded in the fall of 2016 provides a way for multiple generations of creative writers to connect with authors essential to the literary fabric of Fresno. The Fresno Poets Archive Project is a series of recorded poetry and prose readings, with dates ranging from the 1980s to the early 2000s.Read More
The rebozo festival is returning to Fresno in September as the Rebozo Revival Festival. A rebozo is a long woven cloth garment from Mexico and Central America traditionally worn as a shawl, head covering, belt, baby sling or backpack. Rebozos are worn today for fashion and function throughout the Americas.Read More
~ By Marisa Mata, student writer for the Fresno State Alumni Association, reprinted from the Alumni Newsletter After working in commercial radio for over 30 years, Julie Logan has recently returned to Fresno State to be station manager for 90.7 KFSR, the campus radio station. “During my career in commercial radio, I always dreamed of returning […]Read More
Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.
Author Randa Jarrar, an associate professor of English at Fresno State, has won a prestigious American Book Award for her latest book, “Him, Me, Muhammad Ali.” The award, one of six presented this year, is given for outstanding contributions to diversity in American literature — “without restriction or bias with regards to race, sex, creed, cultural origin, size of press or ad budget, or genre.”Read More