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.
Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz will give a presentation on “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is part of the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program.
Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca will present a lecture entitled “An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond’s History” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191. The presentation is the second in the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program. The Leon S. Peters Foundation is a co-sponsor of the event.
“Armenians and Turks: Challenges and New Paths Forward towards Reconciliation” will be the topic of a panel discussion at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The event is part of the Fall Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program.
“Armenians, Greeks, and Kurds: A People’s History of the Ottoman Empire” will be the topic of a major conference organized by the Armenian Studies Program at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept 22, and at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There will be a reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, immediately preceding the first night’s session. The conference will feature eight scholars from through the United States and Turkey.
A lecture on “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France: A Zenith of Diasporan Literature,” by author and translator Christopher Atamian at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, is the first presentation in the Armenian Studies Program’s 2017 Fall Lecture Series, supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Armenian musician Richard Hagopian, an internationally recognized master of the oud, will present a lecture called “Maqam Musics of the Middle East: Armenian Traditions” at 4 p.m. on Thursday April 27, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (PB 191) of the Peters Business Building. This free public event is part of the Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance […]