Fresno Writers Live with Larissa Mercado-López

Larissa Mercado-López holds her book "Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer! / Esteban de Luna, ¡Rescatador de bebés!"

The Fresno State Creative Writing Alumni Chapter presents #FresnoWriters Live, a virtual reading to celebrate the bilingual children’s book “Esteban de Luna, Baby Rescuer! / Esteban de Luna, ¡Rescatador de bebés!” from Fresno writer Larissa Mercado-López. 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19

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CineCulture screens 2019 film ‘A Girl from Mogadishu’

Ahmed escapes her war-torn native country Somalia and is trafficked to Ireland as a teenager. While applying for refugee status, she recounts her traumatic childhood experiences of female genital mutilation and vows to devote her life to the eradication of this horrendous practice.

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CineCulture screens documentary ‘The River and the Wall’

The River and the Wall - It's a river before it's a wall

Directed by conservation filmmaker Ben Masters, the film follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas borderlands, traveling 1,200 miles from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes, and canoes.

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New Faces: English welcomes Dr. Lisa Weston as Interim Chair

Interim Chair of English - Dr. Lisa Weston

Dr. Lisa Weston has taught a variety of Medieval Literature courses at Fresno State. She was born in England and raised there and in Canada before immigrating to the United States. She received her Ph.D. in 1982 from UCLA, where she studied Old and Middle English, Medieval Latin, Norse and Celtic literatures.

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