CineCulture presents ‘Agents of Change’ Feb. 24

Cineculture Agents of Change

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Agents of Change” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium. From the well-publicized events at San Francisco State in 1968 to the image of black students with guns emerging from the takeover of the student union at Cornell University in April 1969, the […]

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CineCulture presents ‘Resistance at Tule Lake’ Feb. 17

Resistance at Tule Lake

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series presents “Resistance at Tule Lake” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium. Over 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated in 10 camps from 1942 to 1945, in the largest mass imprisonment of citizens in U.S. history. “Resistance at Tule Lake“ tells the long-suppressed story of the “No-No’s” – 12,000 […]

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CineCulture spring lineup begins Jan. 27 with ‘Road to La Paz’

Photo for the film Road to La Paz

The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its spring 2017 lineup of film screenings with “Road to La Paz” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the spring semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave. in the Student Recreation Center). Some screenings are […]

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TALK PR Showcase highlights student work

Students present in TALK PR Showcase

Students in the TALK PR class gave their end-of-semester presentations last Tuesday, Dec. 6, summarizing the campaigns they did during the semester for a variety of clients in the community. “The presentations were inspiring,” said Dr. James E. Marshall, dean of Research and Graduate Studies. “The student presenters were enthusiastic and professional, and together they […]

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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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Cerro Negro fires up Noontime Concert Series

~ By Cindy Wathen-Kennedy, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Henry Madden Library at Fresno State continues the sixth season of its Noontime Concert Series with a performance by Cerro Negro at 12:10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Table Mountain Rancheria Reading Room. Cerro Negro is a flamenco global fusion group from Fresno that created its style […]

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Pure Belpré Award: Celebrating 20 Years of Latinx Authors and Illustrators

The Henry Madden Library’s (library.fresnostate.edu) Arne Nixon Center for the Study of Children’s Literature at Fresno State (arnenixoncenter.org) and REFORMA de Fresno, the newest chapter of the National Association to Promote Library and Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish Speaking, will present a panel discussion in celebration of the Pura Belpré Award’s (ala.org/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/belpremedal) 20th anniversary. The […]

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Work to begin soon on Philip Levine Reading Room

The creation of the Philip Levine Reading Room will soon begin on campus at the Henry Madden Library. The reading room will house Levine’s personal collection of poetry and literature, generously donated by his family to benefit Fresno State and the community.   The reading room will be located on the second floor of the Henry […]

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