Gandhi’s 150th birthday begins commemoration with exhibition of peace

Gandhi's bust in the Peace Garden at Fresno State.

The inauguration of an exhibition on the lives of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Daisaku Ikeda, and Cesar Chavez will mark the start of a series of events commemorating the 150th birthday of Gandhi at Fresno State. The community is invited to the ceremony at 9 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 2 in the Henry […]

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Students bring new insights into Gandhi’s legacy through art and philosophy

Winning entry by Michaela Amesquita

As Fresno State and the community prepares to celebrate the 150th birthday of Gandhi in October, students were invited to participate in the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition. The competition called for submissions across various categories of media that provide new insights into Gandhi’s philosophy of nonviolence.

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Philosophy lecture to follow Gandhi’s Global Legacy student awards

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The Fresno State Peace and Conflict Studies program will hold an award ceremony for students who excelled in the Gandhi’s Global Legacy Student Media Competition with a reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. on April 2 in the Peters Education Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center.

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Peace and Conflict Studies lecture: ‘Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today’

Douglas Allen to lecture on "Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today"

Philosophy professor Douglas Allen, a prominent Mahatma Gandhi scholar, philosopher, author of over 15 books, and peace activist from the University of Maine, will give a speech entitled, “Mahatma Gandhi for Us Today: An Ethical Life of Nonviolence and Peace” on Wednesday, April 4, at Fresno State.

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World peace vigil and photo exhibition mark Gandhi celebrations

Fresno State will observe Mahatma Gandhi’s 147th birthday and celebrate Gandhi Jayanti with a candlelight vigil for world peace from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in the Peace Garden on campus. A photo exhibition, “Life of Gandhi,” opened Sept. 26 at the Henry Madden Library and runs through Oct. 7. The community celebration […]

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