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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‘Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation’

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger

The 2016-17 theme for the Center for Creativity and the Arts is “Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation.” This year’s theme celebrates the rich artistry of Native peoples of California and North America, as well as the indigenous Mexican diaspora of California’s Central Valley. In October, CCA presented “Elotes con Sangre, the Journey Home, Photographs and ‘Neirikas’ […]

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A life-changing photo exhibition 46 years in the making

A long time ago, while he was a 21-year-old social anthropology student at UCLA, Juan Felipe Herrera embarked on a journey to Mexico to meet his people. It would change his life. “My interests had to do with the question of identity, endangered indigenous cultures and social change,” Herrera said. “It was also part of my […]

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