New book, ‘Stranger in the Mirror,’ explores landscape of the self

Robert Levine's new book "Stranger in the Mirror"

In his latest book “Stranger in the Mirror,” Dr. Robert V. Levine offers a provocative, wide-ranging and entertaining tour of the most personal and consequential of all landscapes: the entity we call our self.  Who are we?  Where is the boundary between ourselves and everything else? Are we all multiple personalities? And how can we control who we become?

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A Q&A with Robert Levine, author of ‘Stranger in the Mirror’

Image for Q&A with author Robert V. Levine about his book "Stranger in the Mirror"

“Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self,” the latest book by social psychologist Dr. Robert V. Levine, will challenge our assumptions about who we are and the entity we call our self. The book is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno. We asked Levine some questions.

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Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca to present on ‘An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond’s History’

Armenian Studies Lecture: Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca on "An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond's History"

Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca will present a lecture entitled “An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond’s History” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191. The presentation is the second in the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program. The Leon S. Peters Foundation is a co-sponsor of the event.

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Music Notes: Two opportunities to hear music by Dr. Kenneth Froelich

Music Notes: Music by Dr. Kenneth Froelich will be performed

Fresno audiences will have two opportunities to hear music by Department of Music composition Professor Dr. Kenneth Froelich this month. The Fresno Philharmonic, conducted by new music director Rei Hotoda, will perform “Spinning Yarns,” the second movement of Froelich’s Symphony No. 1, during their 3 p.m. concert on Sunday, Jan. 28, at the William Saroyan Theatre.

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Illustrator Doug Hansen’s ‘Bookends’ exhibition opens at Conley Gallery

Bookends, an exhibition by illustrator Doug Hansen

“Bookends,” an exhibition by Professor Doug Hansen, captures an art career that began 45 years ago when he was a student at Fresno State. In between then and now, Hansen also illustrated the pages of The Fresno Bee and several books. The Department of Art and Design at Fresno State will present Hansen’s works in an exhibition that […]

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Registration is now open for Summer Arts 2018 courses

APPLY NOW for 2018 Summer Arts courses

Students, block your summer calendars now. Artists, writers, actors, photographers, dancers and creators – this is your opportunity to study side-by-side with the greats in your chosen fields. You are invited to apply to the courses offered during the 2018 CSU Summer Arts season. Courses will be taught by a mind-blowing list of world-renowned talents.

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Music faculty presents annual gala concert

Fresno State Symphony Orchestra

Fresno State’s Department of Music will present its annual faculty concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, in the Concert Hall. This year’s concert will present a symphony orchestra comprising faculty members as principal players alongside selected students.

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Alabama author wins 2017 Levine Prize for Poetry

Tina Mozelle Braziel is the 2017 winner of the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry

The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing announced Alabama author Tina Mozelle Braziel as the winner of the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest, which includes a $2,000 award and publication of her debut full-length book, “Known by Salt.”

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Summer Arts is now hiring

SUMMER ARTS IS HIRING

CSU Summer Arts is hiring for the 2018 season at Fresno State. Event production/production administration positions working in the following areas have been posted on the HireFresnoState website through the campus Career Development Center. 

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