Fresno State to mark anniversary of Armenian Genocide

Students at the Armenian Genocide Monument at Fresno State

The Armenian Genocide Commemorative Committee of Fresno will hold a commemorative event on April 24, marking the 103rd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the Armenian Genocide Monument at the Maple Mall (south of the Satellite Student Union).

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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. Yektan Türkyılmaz: Lecture on ‘Armenians on Records’

Dr. Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz will give the next Armenian Studies lecture on March 7.

Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State, will give a lecture, “Armenians on Records: Music Production from Homeland to Diasporas,” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the Fresno State campus.

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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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