Join us as the University Press celebrates its authors

University Press Author Reception

The Press at California State University, Fresno, will celebrate several of its recently published authors at a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Smittcamp Alumni House. Featured authors and publications will include: Armen Bacon, author of “My Name is Armen (Volume II), Outside the Lines.” This book is a follow-up to Bacon’s […]

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Dr. Robert Levine to lecture on the ‘Voices in Our Heads’

Dr. Robert V. Levine will give lecture on "Voices in Our Head"

Social psychologist Dr. Robert V. Levine, author of “Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self,” will give a lecture, titled “The Voices in our Heads,” as part of the spring programming for Fresno State’s Center for Creativity and the Arts. Levine’s latest book, which is the basis for his lecture, is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno. The lecture is scheduled for 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, March 22, in the Alice Peters Auditorium.

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The Press and CCA publish catalog ‘Unsung Heroes: Do You Know Who I Am?’

New publication, "Unsung Heroes," published by CCA and The Press

The Press at California State University, Fresno, and the Center for Creativity and the Arts announce the publication of a new catalog “Unsung Heroes — Do You Know Who I Am?” on Feb. 9. This pictorial work is a companion to the recent “Unsung Hereos” exhibition, which was on display in November at M Street Graduate Studios in downtown Fresno.

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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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