Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies Dr. Ümit Kurt gives second public lecture, ‘Proactive Local Perpetrators: Mehmet Yasin (Sani Kutluğ) and Ali Cenani’

Dr. Ümit Kurt, Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State for Fall 2018

Armenian Studies Program Coordinator Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced that Dr. Ümit Kurt has been appointed as the 15th Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State for the Fall 2018 semester. The Kazan Visiting Professorship was established through a generous endowment established by Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan.

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Speaker urges ‘educational vaccine’ during genocides exhibit at Henry Madden Library

Visitors explore the Genocides of the 20th Century exhibit at the Henry Madden Library on Sept. 6.

~ This story was republished from The Collegian By Seth Casey Fresno State hosted guest speaker Dr. Clint Curle, senior advisor to the president at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, for the opening reception of the Genocides of the 20th Century exhibit on Sept. 6. Following a reception of appetizers, refreshments and conversation, the […]

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Fresno State to mark anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Students at the Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State

The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Fresno will hold a commemorative event on April 24, marking the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the Armenian Genocide Monument at the Maple Mall (south of the Satellite Student Union).

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2018 Kazan Visiting Professor impacts Fresno’s Armenian community

From left, Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Yektan Türkyilmaz and Richard Hagopian.

The Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies is an opportunity that happens only once each academic year, for a semester. This year the Armenian Studies Program hosts Dr. Yektan Türkyilmaz as the Kazan Visiting Professor during the spring semester. Türkyilmaz’ final lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Business Center in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno State.

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CineCulture presents ‘The Other Side of Home’ April 20

CineCulture presents "The Other Side of Home" April 20

CineCulture will present “The Other Side of Home” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium at the Student Recreation Center (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.). The post-screening discussion will be led by Naré Mkrtchyan who directed and produced the film.

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Armenian Studies Program to hold 30th annual banquet

Armenian Studies banquet

The Armenian Studies Program of Fresno State will hold its 30th annual banquet on Sunday, March 18, at the Fort Washington Country Club in Fresno. This year’s banquet will feature Fresno State President Dr. Joseph I. Castro as one of the main speakers. Dr. Castro was appointed the eighth president of Fresno State in 2013.

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CineCulture announces lineup for remainder of spring semester

CineCulture presents "Electric Shadows" Feb. 23

CineCulture announces the lineup for the remainder of the spring semester. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.) in the Student Recreation Center. All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

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