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Author speaks about saving western Armenian literature

Author and translator Christopher Atamian visited Fresno State on Friday, Sept. 8, and presented a lecture about the book “Fifty Years of Armenian Literature in France” by Krikor Beledian.  He discussed the historical significance of the book Armenian literature. Atamian’s ...

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Award-winning Armenian musician performs on campus

Diversity Week at Fresno State continued on April 28 in the Alice Peters Auditorium with performances by award-winning Armenian musician and professor Dr. Richard Hagopian.   Fellow musicians, students and community members filled the seats close to Hagopian to hear ...

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Lecture series to shine light on Armenian genocide and resilience

Throughout the fall semester, Dr. Khatchig Mouradian will give three free public lectures at Fresno State about “Genocide and Resilience.” Mouradian is the newly appointed 13th Henry K. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies at Fresno State. The first ...

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Remembering the Armenian Genocide

To commemorate the 101 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Fresno State Armenian Student Organization (ASO) hosted a week full of activities. A screening of “The Cut,” a film about the genocide was shown Wednesday and was followed by a candlelit ...

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Festival brings Armenian culture, food

The Armenian Food Festival held its 9th annual celebration Saturday at the Fresno Armenian Home. The festival, which went from 10 a.m. to midnight, started out as a family gathering among Armenians in the Fresno community but has grown to ...

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Local Armenian author finds inspiration at Fresno State

Local author Armen Bacon will receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given, at the annual Top Dog Award Gala for her dedication to the community and professional successes.     Bacon, who has authored two books, writes columns ...

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Castro: Looking forward to my third year

Q: You are starting your third year as Fresno State’s president. What are you looking forward to this year and how do you plan to, as you say it, be bolder? A: I am very excited about starting my third ...

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Weekend Wonders

Where to go, what to see and what to do Armenian Song & Dance Armenian folk singer Hasmik Harutyunyan will hold a workshop about traditional Armenian song and dance. Harutyunyan has a long career in Armenian dance and music and ...

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Taking issue with extremism

As a junior majoring in political science and a Christian Armenian born and raised in Armenia, the extremist labeling from all sides and all issues concerns me. In my opinion, the reason the government has shut down is because there ...

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Fresno State honors Armenian history

The Armenian Students Organization and Armenian Studies held the 96th commemoration for the Armenian genocide this past week.

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Education Week focuses on Armenian history

Many universities across the nation are celebrating International Education Week. The purpose is to celebrate the benefits of international education and at Fresno State.

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