Philosophy presents ‘Voicing Ideas’ conference

Flyer for Voicing Ideas conference

The Department of Philosophy will present “Voicing Ideas,” an annual conference highlighting the work of undergraduate philosophy students, from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 20, in the University Business Center, Peters Building 192.

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2018 Kazan Visiting Professor impacts Fresno’s Armenian community

From left, Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Yektan Türkyilmaz and Richard Hagopian.

The Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professorship in Armenian Studies is an opportunity that happens only once each academic year, for a semester. This year the Armenian Studies Program hosts Dr. Yektan Türkyilmaz as the Kazan Visiting Professor during the spring semester. Türkyilmaz’ final lecture will take place at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, in the University Business Center in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno State.

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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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Armenian Studies: ‘Armenians, Greeks, and Kurds: A People’s History of the Ottoman Empire’

Armenian Studies presents in International Conference

“Armenians, Greeks, and Kurds: A People’s History of the Ottoman Empire” will be the topic of a major conference organized by the Armenian Studies Program at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept 22, and at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23. There will be a reception from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, immediately preceding the first night’s session. The conference will feature eight scholars from through the United States and Turkey.

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Armenian Studies celebrates 40 years

VIPs at Armenian Studies banquet

Photo above, from left: Associate Dean Honora Chapman, Dean Saúl Jiménez-Sandoval, Dr. Mary Papazian, President Joseph I. Castro, Mary Castro, Dr. Sergio La Porta,  Professor Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Dr. Dennis Papazian and Professor Hagop Ohanessian at the 2017 Armenian Studies Program banquet. ~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities In 1977, […]

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