Arts and Humanities faculty ovations: October 2019

Faulty Ovations

Faculty ovations are a regular series that allows us to applaud our faculty for their achievements in the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State. Their hard work and accomplishments directly impact our students, college, university, and the wider community. 

We ask that you join us in giving a round of applause to:

Dr. Bradley Hart for being awarded the Sybil Halpern Milton Memorial Book Prize for his book “Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States.” The prize, which is awarded in odd-numbered years, honors the best book dealing with Nazi Germany and the Holocaust during the previous two year period. The German Studies Association says they consider books from all languages and countries on a wide variety of topics to find their winners.

Hitler’s American Friends: The Third Reich’s Supporters in the United States book cover

Dr. Veena Howard for her interview on the “Looking at Social Justice” podcast in which she discussed the Gandhi’s Global Legacy International Conference hosted at Fresno State on Oct. 10 and 11. The conference featured Rev. James M. Lawson Jr., Ramsey Jay Jr., Dr. Mary Elizabeth King, Nipun Mehta, and Dolores Huerta as Keynote Speakers.


Barlow DerMugrdechian for his start in hosting the weekly one-hour radio program “All Things Armenian,” which airs every Sunday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on KGST AM 1600. The show covers a wide variety of topics and includes guests, call-in comments, and news about the Armenian Studies Program. The show will also be available online at multicultural1600am.com.


Dennis Borges for his start in hosting the weekly one-hour radio program “The Portuguese-American Hour,” which airs every Wednesday from 4:00-5:00 p.m. on KGST AM 1600. The show will also be available online at multicultural1600am.com.


Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor for his involvement in celebrating Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary at an event in Davis, California’s Central Park on Oct. 5. 


Did we miss your accomplishments? Submit this short form or email Benjamin Kirk at benjaminkirk@mail.fresnostate.edu.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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