As Namer, a previously stray dog, ran through the wooded river bottom near Centerville, a youthful Steve Dzerigian ran behind holding onto the leash. At some point during his daily chore of walking the dog, he decided the human-dog roles should be reversed and he let the dog run free. While the leash was still attached, he never let it tighten — running as Namer ran and observing her tracking techniques.Read More
Filled with striking photographs of breathtaking landscapes and scenes, Fresno City College photography instructor Steve Dzerigian’s book depicts the ongoing symbiosis between people and their surroundings and the underlying source that connects elements of nature at their core.Read More
“Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments, A Collection Work from Avenal State Prison” is the companion catalog to the exhibition, “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments” that was on display at M Street Graduate Studios in April. The catalog is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno and was […]Read More
The Press at California State University, Fresno, will celebrate several of its recently published authors at a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Smittcamp Alumni House. Featured authors and publications will include: Armen Bacon, author of “My Name is Armen (Volume II), Outside the Lines.” This book is a follow-up to Bacon’s […]Read More
The Press at California State University, Fresno, and the Center for Creativity and the Arts announce the publication of a new catalog “Unsung Heroes — Do You Know Who I Am?” on Feb. 9. This pictorial work is a companion to the recent “Unsung Hereos” exhibition, which was on display in November at M Street Graduate Studios in downtown Fresno.Read More
As the new year begins, we look back on a busy month within the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of January.Read More
In his latest book “Stranger in the Mirror,” Dr. Robert V. Levine offers a provocative, wide-ranging and entertaining tour of the most personal and consequential of all landscapes: the entity we call our self. Who are we? Where is the boundary between ourselves and everything else? Are we all multiple personalities? And how can we control who we become?Read More
UPDATE: Fresno State’s national and state flags were posted at half-staff on Tuesday, July 2, in honor of Dr. Robert “Bob” Levine, a professor emeritus from the Department of Psychology and a renowned social psychologist who published five books, most recently “Stranger in the Mirror: The Scientific Search for the Self.” Dr. Levine died on June 22 after a sudden illness. Inside is an interview with Levine published in January 2018 regarding his final book…Read More
Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.
Evo Bluestein, a longtime folk musician and music educator in the Fresno area, has published a book called “Road to Sweet’s Mill: The West Coast Folk Music Revival in the 1960s and ’70s.” The book, published by The Press at California State University Fresno, provides a rare glimpse into a regional folk subculture of the […]Read More