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Banner Semester for Armenian Studies Program A report

Dr. Dickran Kouymjian / Coordinator and Haig & Isabel Berberian Professor of Armenian Studies This fall 2000 semester is one of the best ever for Fresno State’s Armenian Studies Program, and its four faculty members: Dr. Richard Hovannisian, Henry S. Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies, Dr. Dickran Kouymjian, Haig & Isabel Berberian Professor of Armenian Studies, Barlow Der ...

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“The Fresno Armenians”

Tamara Karakashian / Staff Writer The intriguing history of the Armenian Diaspora community of Fresno is captured in a new book titled The Fresno Armenians by Berge Bulbulian. The Fresno Armenians tells of the triumphs and lifestyles of the first Armenian settlers and their evolution into today’s community. Bulbulian decided to pursue this project through the support and enthusiasm of ...

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Vardan Mamikonian in Bravura Piano Performance

Arpik Paraghamian / Staff Writer French-Armenian pianist, Vardan Mamikonian opened this year’s Philip Lorenz Memorial Keyboard Concerts to a turn away crowd of 400 at Fresno State’s Concert Hall on the evening of September 15, 2000. “It was a stunning performance, and I believe he combines all necessary qualities of a great artist: taste, imagination, unlimited technique and modesty. He ...

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Armenian Studies Program Hosts Benefactor Henry S. Kazan

Staff Report The Armenian Studies Pro gram major benefactor, Mr.Henry Kazan, visited Fresno State during a long weekend from the 16th to the 19th of September. The principal reason for the trip was to attend the Monday afternoon course of Dr. Richard Hovannisian, the first incumbent of the Henry S. Khanzadian, Kazan Visiting Professorship of Armenian Studies. Mr. Kazan, who ...

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