English symposium traces hope across boundaries

Manuel Muñoz in a blue denim jacket and left hand in his hair. Photo by Manuel Muñoz

Author and Central Valley native Manuel Muñoz will deliver the keynote address for Fresno State’s sixth annual Students of English Studies Association symposium on December 8 and 9. The theme of this year’s symposium is “Transcending Boundaries: Finding Hope in the Now.”

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Four top jazz artists assemble for ‘Jazz Camp’ concert

Damion Reid holds a snare drum, Brandon Eugene Owens plays his base guitar, Gerald Clayton and Keyon Harrold plays a trumpet at Sunset.

The Fresno State Jazz Orchestra, under the direction of Richard Giddens, Jr., will perform along with the ensemble “Jazz Camp,” featuring four widely recognized jazz musicians, Keyon Harrold, Brandon Eugene Owens, Gerald Clayton and Damion Reid.

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Papazian to give talk on Muslim and Alevi Armenians lecture

Dr. Hrag Papazian

The lecture will be devoted to the officially Muslim and hence legally “non-Armenian” citizens of the Republic of Turkey who, drawing on their Armenian ancestors, Islamized or Alevized generations earlier, identify as Armenians today.

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