Yishai Jusidman’s ‘Prussian Blue’ comes to Fresno State with a free exhibition

Birkenau, 2014 - Acrylic on linen mounted on wood, Yishai Jusidman

As the toxic cocktail perpetrated the mechanized genocide, it also combined, through an accidental chemical reaction, with the iron oxide in bricks and mortar — leaving the gas chamber walls in camps such as Majdanek and Stutthof in Poland with eerie deep blue stains that turned out to be chemically identical to the pigment Prussian blue.

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New Faces: English welcomes Dr. Lisa Weston as Interim Chair

Interim Chair of English - Dr. Lisa Weston

Dr. Lisa Weston has taught a variety of Medieval Literature courses at Fresno State. She was born in England and raised there and in Canada before immigrating to the United States. She received her Ph.D. in 1982 from UCLA, where she studied Old and Middle English, Medieval Latin, Norse and Celtic literatures.

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Acclaimed Author Lacy M. Johnson to speak at Fresno State

Lacy M. Johnson

Lacy M. Johnson is author of “The Reckonings” (Scribner, 2018), which was named a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist in criticism and one of the best books of 2018 by the Boston Globe, Electric Literature, Autostraddle, Book Riot, and Refinery29.

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Cineculture presents ‘A Duel Tale/Hatashia’

Duel Tale - Hatashiai

A Duel Tale by Japanese director Sugita Shigemichi stars Nakadai Tatsuya, one of Japan’s greatest living actors, who gives the performance of a lifetime as Shoji Sanosuke, an elderly samurai forced to pick up his sword to protect those he loves in this adaptation of a popular novel by Fujisawa Shuhei.

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