Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies Dr. Ümit Kurt gives second public lecture, ‘Proactive Local Perpetrators: Mehmet Yasin (Sani Kutluğ) and Ali Cenani’

Dr. Ümit Kurt, Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State for Fall 2018

Armenian Studies Program Coordinator Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian announced that Dr. Ümit Kurt has been appointed as the 15th Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies at Fresno State for the Fall 2018 semester. The Kazan Visiting Professorship was established through a generous endowment established by Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan.

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Music alum featured on Education Matters

Music alum Michael Gutierrez featured on Education Matters

Congratulations to Michael Gutierrez, choir director for Firebaugh-Las Deltas Unified School District. Gutierrez, a 2013 music education graduate from Fresno State’s Department of Music, is featured in Education Matters!

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Fresno State Wind Orchestra took its show on the road

Dr. Gary P. Gilroy conducts the Fresno State Wind Orchestra

~ Photo above, Dr. Gary P. Gilroy conducts the Fresno State Wind Orchestra at the recent College Band Directors National Association Western/Northwestern Division Conference at Sonoma State University in March. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Every year the Lawrence R. Sutherland Wind Festival brings 1,500 music […]

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Symposium embraces complexities of late alumnus, poet

Juan Felipe Herrera speaks at a national poetry symposium, “Together We’ll Be a Song: A Celebration of Andrés Montoya.”

Photo above: Juan Felipe Herrera gave a rousing keynote to open the symposium, followed by readings by winners of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize with Francisco Aragón. ~ Article and photos by Jefferson Beavers, communications specialist, Department of English More than 30 published authors from all over the country, including U.S. Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe […]

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Arts and Humanities student excels in France while completing his degree

Portrait of Leslie Hille in France

~ By Nancy Barragan, student writer for the College of Arts and Humanities Though he will return to the United States to participate in Fresno State’s 107th Commencement ceremony on May 19, Leslie Hille has been studying abroad for the past year and a half through the CSU International Program at the Université Paris Nanterre in […]

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Opera Theatre presents Gilbert and Sullivan’s ‘The Gondoliers’

Fresno State Opera Theatre will present the comic opera "The Gondoliers" this weekend.

Fresno State Opera Theatre will present “The Gondoliers” by Gilbert and Sullivan this weekend. Performances will be at 8 p.m. Friday, April 20, and 3 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, in the Music Building‘s Wahlberg Hall. “The Gondoliers,” presented in English, is a comic opera.

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