Hmong American author Moua shares her bride price story

Author Mai Neng Moua will discuss her book "The Bride Price"

Pioneering author and editor Mai Neng Moua will read from her new nonfiction book “The Bride Price: A Hmong Wedding Story” at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Fresno State. The evening, hosted by the Hmong American Writers’ Circle and the Fresno State Hmong minor option, will feature a reading by the author and a Q&A session moderated by Dr. Kao-ly Yang, followed by a reception and book signing. The event is free and open to the public.

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Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Romantic Obsession’

Fresno State Symphony Orchestra presents "Romantic Obssession"

The Fresno State Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert titled “Romantic Obsession” at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, in the Concert Hall at Fresno State. The concert will feature Rachmaninoff’s First Symphony and selections from Tchaikovsky’s opera “Eugene Onegin.” Dr. Thomas Loewenheim will conduct the Orchestra.

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Meet the Rhetoric & Writing Studies faculty: Dr. Magda Gilewicz

Dr. Magda Gilewics, Rhetoric & Writing Studies

The Fresno State faculty who are teaching in the Rhetoric & Writing Studies program in the Department of English are working to change the conversation about writing on campus, in the community, and beyond. In our final installment, meet Dr. Magda Gilewicz, a professor of English who came to Fresno State in 1990.

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‘Normal’ authors share stories of diaspora, memory

The Normal School Fall Reading with Jericho Parms (left) and Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas (right)

Nonfiction authors Jericho Parms and Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas will read from their work at The Normal School fall reading event on Thursday, Nov. 16, at Fresno State. The evening will feature readings from each of the authors’ latest works, followed by a reception and book signing. The Normal School reading is free and open to the public.

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Ashley Taylor’s path from MCJ and music student to NYC Fox News producer

MCJ Ashley Taylor is now a news producer in New York

We caught up with Fresno State Media, Communications and Journalism alumna, Ashley Taylor, for a Q&A. Taylor graduated from the MCJ Department in 2004 with an emphasis in print journalism and a minor in music. She was also a member of the Smittcamp Family Honors College.

Three years after completing her undergraduate work at Fresno State, she went on to become a news producer for KMPH here in the Valley. Taylor is now a news producer living in New York City where she currently produces Fox News Edge,

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Ethics Center presents Richard Rothstein on ‘The Color of Law’

Richard Rothstein lecture on "The Color of Law"

The Ethics Center presents Richard Rothstein, who will speak about his recent book, “The Color of Law,” from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, in North Gym 118. “The Color of Law” examines how segregation in America is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Meet the Rhetoric & Writing Studies faculty: Dr. Reva Sias

Dr. Reva Sias, Rhetoric & Writing Studies

The Fresno State faculty who are teaching in the Rhetoric & Writing Studies program in the Department of English are working to change the conversation about writing on campus, in the community, and beyond. In our fourth installment, meet Dr. Reva Sias, an assistant professor of English who came to Fresno State in 2016.

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