State of the College of Arts and Humanities

State of the College 2019

With 80 percent of the alum continuing to live in the Central Valley, the College of Arts and Humanities powers the local economy and touches every corner of life in our community.

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Visa cash awards up for grabs in Gandhi’s Global Legacy student media competition

Ghandi Flyer

All Fresno State students are invited to submit entries that provide new insights into any aspects of Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence. All media are welcome: essays, poetry, fiction, visual art, music, theater, science projects and more. Deadline: March 15, 2019 To enter, or for more information, contact:Dr. Veena HowardDepartment of Philosophy vehoward@csufresno.edu Generously Supported by JP and Renu […]

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VIDEO – The movement of music: The journey of a Deaf color guard student

Jen Rhodes

Deaf studies major and philosophy minor Jen Rhodes became deaf as a teenager. Color guard was a path they originally took for their mom and a friend, but it became their passion — even after the music was gone. Here is Jen’s story…  Thank you to interpreter Kristen Del Rosario and the Fresno State Services […]

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Philosophy Club sharpens students’ intellectual creativity through discourse

Fresno State Philosophy Club

The Fresno State Philosophy Club meets every Thursday at 2 p.m. in “The Phil Zone” (Music 104) and discusses a variety of philosophical, religious, and legal topics and issues. Every Fresno State student, regardless of major, can join the club — or attend the club’s events and meetings. A theme, readings, and questions for each […]

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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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New Faces: Philosophy welcomes two new professors

Mulhern and Tais

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our college, inspiring new […]

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Dr. Kapoor receives lifetime award from FCOE Foundation

In this March 27, 2012 photo, Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor holds a red rose as he stands by the statue of Cesar Chavez in the Peace Garden at Fresno State.

Philosophy Department professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor was among four who were honored by the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) Foundation for a lifetime of educational contributions. The 2018 FCOE Honors Gala was held on September 15, 2018, at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building. “Dr. Kapoor’s legacy of nonviolence reflects principles at the […]

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Dr. Tina Fernandes Botts carries on family tradition by addressing the problem of racial discrimination in ‘For Equals Only’

Book Cover. For Equals Only - Race, Equality, and the Equal Protection Clause. Portrays white and colored drinking fountains

Congratulations to Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Fresno State, Dr. Tina Fernandes Botts whose book For Equals Only: Race, Equality, and the Equal Protection Clause published by Rowman & Littlefield is available through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-a-Million. “I hope people will come to understand a little more fully than they do now that color-blind jurisprudence […]

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

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

We take a look back at the fantastic events of this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of June. FOOSA Festival 2018 happening June 10-24 The Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy (FOOSA) held its annual festival on the Fresno State campus this month. Find out […]

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Philosophy professors contribute to new books

Publications by Philosophy Professors Dr. Andrew Fiala and Dr. Veena R. Howard

Congratulations to philosophy professors Dr. Andrew Fiala and Dr. Veena R. Howard for their involvement with the recently published philosophy handbook The Routledge Handbook of Pacifism and Nonviolence. Each of these professors of the Department of Philosophy provided chapters for the book, with Fiala also acting as the general editor for the overall work.

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