Christopher Atamian to speak on ‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’

Graphic design depicting Christopher Atamian and book cover of "Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France"

Author and translator Christopher Atamian will present a lecture entitled “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France: A Zenith of Diasporan Writing” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus.
“Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” was published as Volume 6 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno in 2016. This is the first presentation in the Armenian Studies Program 2017 Fall Lecture series, which is supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

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New books are flying off The Press

Graphic showing the covers of six new books from The Press at California State University Fresno

Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.

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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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Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian to speak on “The Armenian Diaspora: Lebanon”

Armenian Studies Program Director Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian will give a presentation on “The Armenian Diaspora: Lebanon” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 9, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The presentation will be the first in the Fall Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program, […]

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