Provost Awards honor CAH faculty

Dr. Melanie Hernandez, Faith Sidlow and Steven Church

The Provost’s Awards were established in 1993 to recognize the outstanding teaching, research and service that is central to the mission of Fresno State. Honorees provide students with a stimulating environment that fosters learning and affirms the University as an intellectual and cultural leader in the Central Valley.

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Megan Evans, Student of Distinction

Megan Evans

Megan Evans, who will complete her M.A. in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Writing studies has engaged in advanced scholarship through coining the term “rogue feminism” as a way of naming a rhetorical phenomenon she observed in social media platforms.

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Krystal Cantu, Student of Distinction

Krystal Cantu

In the Fall of 2018, a serious car accident fractured Krystal Cantu’s spine in three places — challenging her determination to continue her education. In her perseverance, she has continued to thrive in her education — earning further respect from the English department faculty and colleagues.

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Kudos to Fresno Writers: March 2019

Kudos to Fresno Writers

Compiled by Jefferson BeaversRepublished from “We Grow Writers” Kudos to #FresnoWriters is a new monthly 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. J.J. Anselmi (MFA Creative Writing alumni) — Announced the publication of his second […]

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Critical exploration of ‘Utopia’ examines what it takes to make a better world

“Utopias” are societies, both literary and lived, imaginary and actual, that strive for the creation of a more ideal community and world. While utopias are often built upon problematics, philosophical inconsistencies, and tensions, the study of these attempts causes one to pause and consider how to make our reality a better place for all.

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Creative Writing students, alumni, faculty perform at 2019 Rogue Festival

Fresno Writers Live - Brynn Saito, Ethan Chatagnier, Kimberly Horg, Steven Church, Ronald Dzerigian, Danielle Potter, Joseph Cassara, Carole A. Firstman, Esmeralda Gamez, Venita Blackburn, David Campos, and Jer Xiong

Fresno Writers Live will feature the latest poetry and prose from 12 Fresno writers in four storytelling and spoken-word shows. The shows will include four MFA grad students, four alumni authors from the Fresno State Creative Writing Alumni Chapter, and four faculty authors from the Department of English.

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