Dr. Levon Chookaszian to Speak on ‘Germans and Armenians: Historic and Artistic Relations’

Dr. Christopher Sheklian

Dr. Levon Chookaszian, Chair of the Department of Armenian Art History at Yerevan State University will give a talk titled “Germans and Armenians: Historic and Artistic Relations” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb 1, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, at Fresno State. The presentation is part of the Armenian Studies Program Spring 2019 […]

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Armenian Studies Program inspires with a holistic approach to community-oriented events

William Saroyan House Museum opening ceremony

The sense of community that flourished at the Armenian Studies Program’s well-attended events made the Fall 2018 semester exceptional. Between the ceremony for the opening of the William Saroyan House Museum, a jazz piano concert, a CineCulture movie, and a series of riveting lectures, Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Berberian Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program […]

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Tigran Hamasyan delights audience with an innovative live performance

Tigran

By Annie Rubio Music is a universal language, with messages and emotions that can be understood regardless of one’s background. Modern artists are always seeking new ways to push the boundaries of their craft, to continuously innovate. Armenian jazz pianist Tigran Hamasyan artfully melds modern and traditional sounds into his music and he also ties in […]

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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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Armenian studies facilitates an international conference on The Committee of Union and Progress

Kevorkian and Kieser

The Armenian Studies Program will hold an international conference on “The Committee of Union and Progress: Founders, Ideology, and Structure” on Friday, October 12, and Saturday, October 13, 2018. The conference will be held in the University Business Center (5245 N. Backer Ave.), A. Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus. All sessions […]

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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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