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Monthly Archives: March 2008

Der Mugrdechian Gives Presentation on Saroyan Works for Osher Lifelong Program

Staff Report William Saroyan: Views on Identity and Ethnicity,” was the focus of a course taught by Barlow Der Mugrdechian of the Armenian Studies Program, on two consecutive Thursday afternoons, February 21 and February 28, as part of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Fresno State. Der Mugrdechian discussed the early influences on Saroyan, those that had a life long ...

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Class Spends Two Days Studying Church: History, Beliefs, Practices, Architecture, Art, and Music

Gina Jelladian Staff Reporter What are the major feast days celebrated in the Armenian Church? What are the four true marks of the Orthodox Church? How often is the Holy Oil (Muron) prepared? What is it used for? These were some of the questions faced by students on a quiz taken during the first session of a weekend class, Armenian ...

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Shoghaken Armenian Folk Ensemble Performs in Concer in Fresno: Part of 21-City National Tour

Staff Report On Tuesday evening, February 26, the Shoghaken Armenian Folk Ensemble of Armenia performed in concert to an audience of more than 400 in the Satellite Student Union at Fresno State. The eight-member ensemble was on an international concert tour, which began in Paris, and continued in twenty-one cities in the United States, ending March 7 in Los Angeles. ...

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