New book, ‘Stranger in the Mirror,’ explores landscape of the self

Robert Levine's new book "Stranger in the Mirror"

In his latest book “Stranger in the Mirror,” Dr. Robert V. Levine offers a provocative, wide-ranging and entertaining tour of the most personal and consequential of all landscapes: the entity we call our self.  Who are we?  Where is the boundary between ourselves and everything else? Are we all multiple personalities? And how can we control who we become?

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A Q&A with Robert Levine, author of ‘Stranger in the Mirror’

Image for Q&A with author Robert V. Levine about his book "Stranger in the Mirror"

UPDATE: Fresno State’s national and state flags were posted at half-staff on Tuesday, July 2, in honor of Dr. Robert “Bob” Levine, a professor emeritus from the Department of Psychology and a renowned social psychologist who published five books, most recently “Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self.” Dr. Levine died on June 22 after a sudden illness. Inside is an interview with Levine published in January 2018 regarding his final book…

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Christopher Atamian to speak on ‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’

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

Author and translator Christopher Atamian will present a lecture entitled “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France: A Zenith of Diasporan Writing” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus.
“Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” was published as Volume 6 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno in 2016. This is the first presentation in the Armenian Studies Program 2017 Fall Lecture series, which is supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

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New books are flying off The Press

Graphic showing the covers of six new books from The Press at California State University Fresno

Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.

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New book by folk musician Evo Bluestein chronicles ‘Road to Sweet’s Mill’

Book cover "Road to Sweet's Mill"

Evo Bluestein, a longtime folk musician and music educator in the Fresno area, has published a book called “Road to Sweet’s Mill: The West Coast Folk Music Revival in the 1960s and ’70s.” The book, published by The Press at California State University Fresno, provides a rare glimpse into a regional folk subculture of the […]

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New forensic linguistics textbook is the first of its kind

Gerald R. McMenamin

Gerald R. McMenamin, a professor emeritus from the Department of Linguistics at Fresno State, has written a course book that is the first of its kind. “Introducción a la Lingüística Forense” is a textbook for college courses in forensic linguistics – the application of linguistic concepts, methods and insights to the forensic context of law, […]

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Music of America Concert Series: Evo Bluestein and Friends April 22

Evo Bluestein

A concert by local musician Evo Bluestein and friends will launch a new Music of America Concert Series at Fresno State. The concert will coincide with Earth Day, at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 22, in Wahlberg Recital Hall. Performers will include Bluestein, Terry Barrett, Barry Shultz, Patricia Wells-Solarzano and Agustin Lira, Two for the Road and The Gilly Girls. […]

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Weaving tapestries with her words

Book cover of "My Name is Armen"

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, The College of Arts and Humanities Good writers pay attention to details. Even when they’re doing something else, they watch to see how some tiny element may fit into a story later. They’re always taking mental notes, listening with their heart and mind, thinking how their own and other’s experiences […]

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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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Second volume of ‘My Name is Armen’ to publish in November

Book cover of "My Name is Armen"

The book “My Name is Armen – Outside the Lines (Volume II),” by Fresno State alumna Armen Bacon of Fresno, will be published in November by The Press at California State University, Fresno. The President’s Office at Fresno State and the College of Arts and Humanities will celebrate the book launch with a public reception […]

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