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Lecture details where Armenian Genocide began

During the spring lecture series Tuesday night, Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz presented his first lecture for the Armenian Studies Program in which he detailed the development and downfall of Van Vaspurakan Armenians leading to the Armenian Genocide. Türkyılmaz said he wanted ...

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Armenian lecture will detail flourishing life before genocide

The Armenian Studies Program’s spring lecture series will feature a presentation by Dr. Yektan Türkyılmaz, who will discuss life before the Armenian Genocide. The lecture, titled “Van Vaspurakan Armenians: From Renaissance to Resistance and Genocide,” will be held on Tuesday, ...

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CSU Northridge director to present lecture about Armenian Musa Dagh

Dr. Vahram Shemmassian, director of the Armenian Studies Program at California State University, Northridge will be presenting “On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry” as part of the fall lecture series of the Armenian Studies Program.   The presentation ...

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Armenian Genocide survivors’ memoirs shared during commemoration

The loss of life on a grand scale seems like an unforgettable occurrence, yet humans throughout history have allowed massacres of cultures and races. This fact brought an element of solemnity and poignancy to the Armenian Genocide Commemoration hosted Friday ...

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Alumnus with ‘big heart’ remembered

Fresno State alumnus Dr. Harry Moordigian, Jr., whose legacy of support and generosity was fondly remembered, passed away on Nov. 11 at the age of 76. “This is the ideal type of person that gives back to the university after ...

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Lecture focuses on artwork from Ottoman Armenians

The Armenian Studies program held the second in a series of lectures on Wednesday that focused on works of art by Ottoman Armenians up until the early 20th century. Dr. Ronald Marchese, a Fresno State alumnus and professor emeritus of ...

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Armenian lecture series kicks off tonight

The Armenian studies program is hosting its first Fall Lecture Series tonight at the University Business Center, flying in Dr. Simon Payaslian from Boston University to discuss the concept of “cultural congruence” in Armenian-American communities. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, coordinator of ...

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