Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca to present on ‘An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond’s History’

Armenian Studies Lecture: Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca on "An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond's History"

Dr. Sergio La Porta and Dr. Alison Vacca will present a lecture entitled “An Armenian Narrative on Early Islam: Ghevond’s History” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191. The presentation is the second in the Spring Lecture Series of the Armenian Studies Program. The Leon S. Peters Foundation is a co-sponsor of the event.

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Christopher Atamian to speak on ‘Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France’

Graphic design depicting Christopher Atamian and book cover of "Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France"

Author and translator Christopher Atamian will present a lecture entitled “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France: A Zenith of Diasporan Writing” at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 8, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus.
“Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” was published as Volume 6 in the Armenian Series of The Press at California State University, Fresno in 2016. This is the first presentation in the Armenian Studies Program 2017 Fall Lecture series, which is supported by the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

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Armenian Studies Lecture: Dr. Ümit Kurt to speak on March 7

Dr. Umi Kurt

Dr. Ümit Kurt, a Research Fellow at Harvard University, will discuss “The Curious Case of Armenian Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed Faik Bey” at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191, on the Fresno State campus. The lecture is part of the Armenian Studies Program Spring 2017 Lecture Series, with the […]

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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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