Local poet Sam Pereira featured in Portuguese Beyond Borders Institute lecture

Fresno State alumnus, poet, and English teacher Sam Pereira will read selections from his lifetime of material and share insights during his lecture “Creating a Third Country: The Combining of American and Portuguese Cultures into Nuanced Poetry” at 6 p.m., Dec. 5 in the University Business Center, PB 191. Pereira has published six books including […]

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‘Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide’

Armenian Studies lecture: Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz on “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide”

Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz will give a presentation on “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is part of the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program.

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Global Music Lecture Series presents Dr. Anthony Seeger

Tony Seeger

The Department of Music presents Dr. Anthony Seeger as this year’s Global Music Lecture Series featured speaker. Dr. Seeger is an ethnomusicologist, anthropologist, record producer, audiovisual archivist and musician. He is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Ethnomusicology at UCLA and a current Research Associate at the Smithsonian Institution. His research and applied activities have focused on […]

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Fake news in journalism talk kicks off Ethics Lecture Series

Ethics lecture series

~ Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com The Leon S. Peters Ethics Lecture Series begins its spring semester line-up at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, with a panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and The First Amendment” in the Alice Peters Auditorium (Peters Business building). The panel will feature Jim Boren, executive editor and senior vice president of […]

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Armenian Studies Lecture: The Silk Road and Armenian Textiles Throughout the Centuries

Levon Chookaszian

~ By Barlow Der Mugrdechian Dr. Levon Chookaszian, UNESCO chair of Art History, Yerevan State University, will present an illustrated lecture on “The Silk Road and Armenian Textiles Throughout the Centuries” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture […]

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Lecture: Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment

Photo illustrating fake news

Legitimate news organizations are under assault because of the rise in prevalence of “fake news.” A panel discussion on “Journalism, Fake News and the First Amendment” will be presented from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, to discuss the state of journalism in 2017. Panelists will include: Faith Sidlow, professor of Media, Communications and Journalism Jes […]

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Armenian Studies Lecture: War, Peace, & the Making of Minorities in the Post-Ottoman Middle East, 1919-1923

Laura Robson

Dr. Laura Robson of Portland State University will discuss “War, Peace and the Making of Minorities in the Post-Ottoman Middle East, 1919-1923” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3. Robson will illustrate how the League of Nations created a new Middle Eastern politics of minority and majority through peace agreements, refugee resettlement efforts and partition of […]

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Dr. Richard Hovannisian to present new book at Fresno State

Richard Hovannisian

Dr. Richard Hovannisian, professor emeritus of Armenian and Near Eastern History at UCLA, will present a talk on his newly published book “Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean: Musa Dagh—Dört Yol—Kessab” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The presentation is the […]

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