Author, lawyer Fethiye Çetin to speak on ‘Echo of Silence’

Fethiye Cetin

Author and human-rights lawyer Fethiye Çetin (Istanbul, Turkey), will speak on “Echo of Silence” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, at the Berberian Social Hall of St. Paul Armenian Church, 3767 N. First Street, in Fresno. The lecture is being held as part of the commemorative activities associated with the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian […]

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Armenian Studies celebrates 40 years

VIPs at Armenian Studies banquet

Photo above, from left: Associate Dean Honora Chapman, Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, Dr. Mary Papazian, President Joseph I. Castro, Mary Castro, Dr. Sergio La Porta,  Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Dr. Dennis Papazian and Professor Hagop Ohanessian at the 2017 Armenian Studies Program banquet. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities In 1977, […]

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Armenian Studies Lecture: Dr. Ümit Kurt to speak on March 7

Dr. Umi Kurt

Dr. Ümit Kurt, a Research Fellow at Harvard University, will discuss “The Curious Case of Armenian Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed Faik Bey” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is part of the Armenian Studies Program Spring 2017 Lecture Series, with the […]

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Saroyan docudrama to make Fresno premiere at Armenian Film Festival at Fresno State

Saroyanland

The Armenian Studies Program and Armenian Students Organization of California State University, Fresno are co-sponsoring the 15th annual Armenian Film Festival, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 17. The Film Festival will take place in the Industrial Technology Building, Room 101 (at the southwest corner of Barstow Ave and Campus Drive) on the Fresno State campus. The featured film making […]

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Armenian Studies Lecture: War, Peace, & the Making of Minorities in the Post-Ottoman Middle East, 1919-1923

Laura Robson

Dr. Laura Robson of Portland State University will discuss “War, Peace and the Making of Minorities in the Post-Ottoman Middle East, 1919-1923” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Robson will illustrate how the League of Nations created a new Middle Eastern politics of minority and majority through peace agreements, refugee resettlement efforts and partition of […]

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Armenian Studies celebrates its 40th year at Fresno State

~ By Marine Vardanyan, reprinted from Hye Sharzhoom Pictured above, from left: Barlow Der Mugrdechian, current director of Armenian Studies; Dr. Sergio La Porta, current Berberian Professor of Armenian Studies; and Dr. Dickran Kouymjian, director of the program 1976-2008 and Emeritus Berberian Professor of Armenian Studies Armenian studies has a long history on the Fresno State campus. […]

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Armenian Series at Fresno State publishes ‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’

Book cover for "Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France" by Krikor Beledian

Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced that Krikor Beledian’s “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” has been published by the Armenian Series of The Press, at California State University, Fresno. Translated from the original French into English by Christopher Atamian, “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” is a groundbreaking study of the […]

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Mouradian talk Oct. 20: Armenian communities in China

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State, will give his second of three public lectures, “Don’t Fall Off the Earth: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to 1950s” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business Building, Room 191). […]

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2016 TOP DOG, College of Arts and Humanities: Dr. Janice M. Emerzian

Each year, one alumnus from each of the University’s eight academic schools and colleges, as well as the Department of Athletics, the Henry Madden Library, the Division of Student Affairs and the Division of Graduate Studies are chosen to be honored with the Outstanding Alumni Award. Dr. Janice M. Emerzian B.A. 1969, ’73 (a lifetime […]

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Lecture:Dr. Vahram Sehmmassian will discuss ‘On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry’

Dr. Vahram Shemmassian, director of the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge, will give a presentation on “On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry” at 7:30p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is part of the Fall Lecture […]

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