Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance and Film Series presents ‘Traces in Indian Miniature Paintings of Socio-Cultural Connections’

Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance & Film Series 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance & Film Series presents “Traces in Indian Miniature Paintings of Socio-Cultural Connections Between the Mughal Court and the Persianate World” featuring speaker Professor Bonnie C. Wade of the University of California Berkeley, Department of Music. The event will be held on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 5:00 pm in the […]

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Dr. Ümit Kurt to speak on ‘The Curious Case of Ahmed Necmeddin Bey: A Look into the Sociopolitical Climate in Aintab on the Eve of 1915’

Dr. Ümit Kurt, Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State for Fall 2018

Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies Dr. Ümit Kurt will give his third public lecture on “The Curious Case of Ahmed Necmeddin Bey: A Look into the Sociopolitical Climate in Aintab on the Eve of 1915” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus.

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Jim Boren to speak about Ethical Leadership in Ethics Lecture Series

Jim Boren will lead the Institute for Media and Public Trust

All of the2018 Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture series events are free and open to the public thanks to the sponsorship of the Leon S. Peters Foundation and Fresno State’s College of Arts and Humanities. Ethical Leadership with Jim Boren Tuesday, Oct. 30, 6 p.m.-7 p.m., Peters Business 191 (University Business Center)       In this […]

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Legendary drummer Pete Escovedo brings Latin Jazz to Fresno State

Pete Escovedo

Hot on the heels of the release of his new album “Back to the Bay,” Pete Escovedo will perform his jazz hit at Fresno State and will lead a percussion seminar for students. Presented by the United Negro College Fund Fresno Chapter, the Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra will perform at the Concert Hall in […]

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This month in the Arts and Humanities — May’s Top 5

May's Top 5 Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities

We reflect on the exciting events this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of May. Arts and Humanities student excels in France while completing his degree See how MCLL undergraduate student of distinction, Leslie Hille, has succeeded during his time studying abroad in France. […]

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Levine lecture draws diverse crowd

Dr. Robert V. Levine gives a lecture on the "Voices in our Head."

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities The weather was stormy outside on an afternoon in March. But a crowd braved the rain to fill the Alice Peters Auditorium to hear Dr. Robert V. Levine’s lecture about “The Voices in our Heads.” “The more I talked about voices, […]

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2018 Kazan Visiting Professor impacts Fresno’s Armenian community

From left, Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Yektan Türkyilmaz and Richard Hagopian.

The Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies is an opportunity that happens only once each academic year, for a semester. This year the Armenian Studies Program hosts Dr. Yektan Türkyilmaz as the Kazan Visiting Professor during the spring semester. Türkyilmaz’ final lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Business Center in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno State.

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