Choirs combine in celebration of MLK, Black History Month

Martin Luther King painting

In an annual tradition, the Fresno State choirs directed by Dr. Cari Earnhart and Fresno City College choirs, directed by Julie Dana, combine for “Walk in Peace: A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, February 26 on YouTube.

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“Talk to the Hand”: Italian studies announces their Spring lecture series

There could be no more powerful image of the growing agency of Italian women in the early modern period than the raised hand of Judith in Artemisia Gentileschi’s painting “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, 1623.” This woman’s gesture, who demands to be heard, evokes the taking up of paintbrushes, pens, and scientific instruments by women in Italy over the 300-year span.

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