Social psychologist Dr. Robert V. Levine, author of “Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self,” will give a lecture, titled “The Voices in our Heads,” as part of the spring programming for Fresno State’s Center for Creativity and the Arts. Levine’s latest book, which is the basis for his lecture, is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno. The lecture is scheduled for 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Alice Peters Auditorium.
Fresno State’s Barking Bulldogs debate team began in 2011. It’s been growing since then, and its members compete in local, regional and even in national championships representing Fresno State. One team, in particular, has had quite a showing this season. Hunter Sansom and Primavera Leal Martinez, who compete as partners, placed third in the varsity division of the Winter at the Beach tournament at CSU Long Beach on Feb. 2-4. Most recently, they returned to CSU Long Beach to compete in the Pacific Championship Tournament and finished eighth in the varsity division on Feb. 23-25 of last month.
KFSR Radio, the nonprofit radio station housed on Fresno State’s campus, will host the KFSR Jazz and Wine Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14, at the University House (4411 N. Van Ness Blvd.) in Fresno’s Old Fig Garden neighborhood. A limited number of tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at http://kfsr.org.
U.S. Fulbright Scholar Dr. Hayk Demoyan will give a lecture, “Multiple Identities and Memories of the Armenian World,” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 19, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is part of the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program and is funded through the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Dr. Teresa Beaman, professor of Music at Fresno State, will present a Faculty Flute Recital as part of Flutes at Fresno State at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, in the Wahlberg Recital Hall in the Music Building.
The Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State will hold its 30th annual banquet on Sunday, March 18, at the Fort Washington Country Club in Fresno. This year’s banquet will feature Fresno State President Dr. Joseph I. Castro as one of the main speakers. Dr. Castro was appointed the eighth president of Fresno State in 2013.
This week on Fresno State Focus, a public affairs program produced by Media, Communications and Journalism students, Lindsie Hiatt of Fresno and Mitzi Cardenas of Long Beach will anchor the show. Fresno State rec center student manager, Kacey Jones is coming in to talk about what the Student Recreation Center has to offer for students.
The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures presents Bakira Hasečić, a survivor of the Bosnian genocide survivor and president of the Association of Women Victims of War. Two short documentary screenings — “Mission Rape: A Tool of War” and “One Woman Army” — will be followed by Q&A with Hasečić. This event will take place from 4-5:50 […]
CineCulture will present “Serenade for Haiti” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 16, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium at the Student Recreation Center (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.). The post-screening discussion will be led by producer Christy McGill.
Directed by Owsley Brown, “Serenade for Haiti” is a documentary-style film telling the story of the Sainte Trinité Music School, a small classical music school in the heart of troubled Port-au-Prince, Haiti.