‘The Press’ at Fresno State releases four Armenian Series books in 2020

The four books over the colors of the Armenian flag

Four new books have been released in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno, in 2020.  The Armenian Series was founded through the Armenian Studies Program with funding established by the M. Victoria Karagozian Kazan and Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Endowment. The new books represent volumes eight through 11 in the […]

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Armenian Series at Fresno State publishes ‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’

Book cover for "Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France" by Krikor Beledian

Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced that Krikor Beledian’s “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” has been published by the Armenian Series of The Press, at California State University, Fresno. Translated from the original French into English by Christopher Atamian, “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” is a groundbreaking study of the […]

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Sofya Melikyan to perform as part of Young Armenian Talent series

Sofya Melikyan

Educated at the Royal Conservatory of Madrid and the École Normale de Musique Alfred Cortot in Paris, Melikyan has gained international attention while performing in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall in New York, Jordan Hall in Boston, Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona, and Salle Cortot in Paris.

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Armenian literature lecture kicks off Fall Lecture Series

Graphic design depicting Christopher Atamian and book cover of "Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France"

A lecture on “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France: A Zenith of Diasporan Literature,” by author and translator Christopher Atamian at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, is the first presentation in the Armenian Studies Program’s 2017 Fall Lecture Series, supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

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Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series celebrates 50 years

Jack Mitchener

“The unique experience of watching a master perform live music is transformational: One feels the vibrations, feels the emotion and hears the vital energy of life, flowing from the heart through the fingertips,” Fresno State President Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval said. “For 50 years, the Philip Lorenz International Keyboard Concert Series has brought us this gift that elevates and revitalizes the soul. Fresno State is honored to host this community and international treasure.”

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