Undergrad Linguistics student Julia Whelan presents at the 2018 NordMetrik conference in Stockholm, Sweden

Julia Whelan

The College of Arts and Humanities takes pride in supporting the wide range of creative and academic endeavors of students and faculty — endeavors made possible through generous gifts made to the Dean’s Council Annual Fund. DONATE NOW! In September, Dean’s Council funds helped yet another Arts and Humanities student experience a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Thanks […]

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English students awarded Yonsei Memory Project ‘Storytelling for Change’ Fellowships; performances slated for Oct 27-28 and Nov 3-4

Paul Sanchez, Will Freeney, and Nohemi Samudio Gamis

Three students from the College of Arts Humanities—Nohemi Samudio Gamis, Will Freeney, and Paul Sanchez—were awarded fellowships as part of Yonsei Memory Project’s “Storytelling for Change” program. The program trains new and experienced writers, artists, activists, organizers, students, and local community members in the power of crafting detailed, heart-moving, and inspiring personal stories that touch upon themes of civil injustice and civil liberties. Founded by poet and English assistant professor, Brynn Saito and artist and farmer Nikiko Masumoto, Yonsei Memory Project (YMP) utilizes arts and storytelling to generate dialogue connecting the WWII incarceration of the Japanese American community with current struggles for justice.

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CAH Investigates: Kelsey Heater and the ‘Couchmen’ uniform

The day started like any other. Responding to emails, referencing calendars, attempting to track down leads without spilling sips of too-cold coffee down our freshly starched and pressed shirts. Then, the familiar PING pulled us out of our furrow-browed focus as the story came in. We dropped everything– including our jaws –as we read the […]

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Linguistics students present at conferences around the world

Linguistics Students present around the world

Five graduate students from the Department of Linguistics; Zahra Alzebaidi, Jason Peed, John Simonian, Zach Metzler and Trevor Driscoll, presented their work at conferences this year ranging from Santa Barbara and Salt Lake City to Manchester, England and Montreal, Canada. Also, undergraduate linguistics student Julia Whelan is set to present this fall in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Dean’s Gallery features Art and Design students’ photographs

Dean's Gallery features Art & Design Students' Work

The Dean’s Gallery, located outside of the College of Arts and Humanities office in the west wing of the Music Building, features photographs from the spring final project portfolios of Art and Design students. The images were chosen from students of the courses Art 130 Intermediate Black and White Photography and Art 182 Large Format […]

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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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Theatre Arts alum Kindle Cowger will compete for Miss California 2018

Theatre Arts's Kindle Cowger will compete for Miss California 2018

Kindle Lynn Cowger, an acting student from the Department of Theatre Arts, was crowned Miss Fresno County 2018 in March. She achieved this success during the last semester of her undergraduate work, completing her Bachelor of Arts degree this spring. Cowger will now be competing for Miss California, a volunteer-based non-profit organization, June 27-30.

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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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Art and Design Students win at Regional ADDY Awards

Student ADDY Award Winners

Fresno State students from the Department of Art and Design received amazing news in April for their incredible achievements competing in the Regional District 14 Student American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY Awards. 

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Fresno State Wind Orchestra took its show on the road

Dr. Gary P. Gilroy conducts the Fresno State Wind Orchestra

~ Photo above, Dr. Gary P. Gilroy conducts the Fresno State Wind Orchestra at the recent College Band Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Division Conference at Sonoma State University in March. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Every year the Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival brings 1,500 music […]

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