Kudos to Fresno Writers – October/November 2020

Kudos to #FresnoWriters is a regular series on the Fresno State MFA blog, celebrating the professional accomplishments of students, alumni, and faculty in the Creative Writing Program and the Department of English at Fresno State.

Read More

Reading Series Features Past, Present, and Emeriti Faculty

Fresno State English Department faculty

The fall 2019 Fresno Poets’ Association reading series lineup will celebrate past and present Fresno State faculty, including an opening reading with an accomplished novelist and a retiring poet professor from the Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing.

Read More

English students awarded Yonsei Memory Project ‘Storytelling for Change’ Fellowships; performances slated for Oct 27-28 and Nov 3-4

Paul Sanchez, Will Freeney, and Nohemi Samudio Gamis

Three students from the College of Arts Humanities—Nohemi Samudio Gamis, Will Freeney, and Paul Sanchez—were awarded fellowships as part of Yonsei Memory Project’s “Storytelling for Change” program. The program trains new and experienced writers, artists, activists, organizers, students, and local community members in the power of crafting detailed, heart-moving, and inspiring personal stories that touch upon themes of civil injustice and civil liberties. Founded by poet and English assistant professor, Brynn Saito and artist and farmer Nikiko Masumoto, Yonsei Memory Project (YMP) utilizes arts and storytelling to generate dialogue connecting the WWII incarceration of the Japanese American community with current struggles for justice.

Read More

New Faces: Two new professors join Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures

NewFacesMCLL

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our college, inspiring new […]

Read More

New Faces: English welcomes three new professors

New Faces in English: Brynn Saito, Venita Blackburn, Joseph Sassara

The College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State is the largest college on campus, encompassing nine departments, and the Armenian Studies Program. Each year, new faculty are brought on to elevate the academic offerings here at Fresno State. These new faculty members bring innovative research, diverse fields of study and technical expertise to our […]

Read More