The Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD), based in Lisbon, Portugal, gave $130,000 to launch two initiatives in the newly created Portuguese Beyond Borders Center at Fresno State. The grant will be split two ways with $100,000 funding the Portuguese-American Oral History Project and $30,000 to fund a speaker series. “FLAD is extremely enthusiastic about the opportunity […]
Philosophy Department professor Dr. Sudarshan Kapoor was among four who were honored by the Fresno County Office of Education (FCOE) Foundation for a lifetime of educational contributions. The 2018 FCOE Honors Gala was held on September 15, 2018, at the Fresno City College Old Administration Building. “Dr. Kapoor’s legacy of nonviolence reflects principles at the […]
“Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments, A Collection Work from Avenal State Prison” is the companion catalog to the exhibition, “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments” that was on display at M Street Graduate Studios in April. The catalog is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno and was […]
“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.
The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its fall 2017 lineup of film screenings with “The Eagle Huntress” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the fall semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]
The rebozo festival is returning to Fresno in September as the Rebozo Revival Festival. A rebozo is a long woven cloth garment from Mexico and Central America traditionally worn as a shawl, head covering, belt, baby sling or backpack. Rebozos are worn today for fashion and function throughout the Americas.
Dr. Keith David Watenpaugh, of the University of California at Davis, will give a presentation on “The Drowned, the Saved and the Forgotten: Genocide and the Foundations of Modern Humanitarianism” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is part […]
~ Photo of Dr. Tina Botts, taken by Khone Saysamongdy/Courtesy of The Collegian ~ By Tom Uribes, Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com Dr. Tina Botts, assistant professor of Philosophy at Fresno State will discuss “In Black and White: A Hermeneutic Argument against Transracialism,” kicking off theannual Women’s Studies Lunchtime Talks, part of the Women’s History Month observation at Fresno […]