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“State of Armenian Studies” Discussed at Historic University of Michigan Gathering

Staff Report Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State, and representing the Society for Armenian Studies, participated in a an innovative workshop, “The State of Armenian Studies,” at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, September 18-20, 2008. Over the past forty years there have been several opportunities for gatherings to discuss the state of ...

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Der Mugrdechian Speaks on “Armenian Art” for Knights of Vartan Banquet

Staff Report Armenian Studies Program Coordinator Barlow Der Mugrdechian was the guest speaker at the 80th anniversary celebration of the Daron Lodge of the Knights of Vartan. The Banquet took place on Sunday, February 15 in the St. John Armenian Church Paul Fellowship Hall. Special guest at the Banquet was Haig K. Deranian, Grand Commander of the Knights of Vartan. ...

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Dr. Ronald T. Marchese Discusses “Constantinople Style” of Armenian Art in Illustrated Presentation

Marissa Isquierdo Staff Writer On Wednesday, February 11 at 7:30 PM, Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Coordinator of the Armenian Studies Program welcomed Fresno State distinguished alumnus, Dr. Ronald Marchese, who gave a presentation titled “Armenian Constantinople: Church, Society, and Culture” to an audience which consisted of Fresno State students, professors, family, and friends in the Alice Peters Auditorium at Fresno ...

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Tenth Annual Armenian Film Festival Attracts Large Audience

Hagop Ohanessian Staff Writer The Armenian Film Festival at Fresno State annually showcases films with an Armenian theme, concerning Armenian issues, or those that have been directed by Armenians around the country or around the world. This year, the Armenian Studies Program received numerous films that were evaluated and chosen for the 10th Annual Armenian Film Festival. This year the ...

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Dr. George Bournoutian Teaches Monday Night Class ArmS 120T- on Armenian Diaspora and Genocide

Hagop Ohanessian Staff Writer Dr. George Bournoutian, Professor of History at Iona College in New York, has been appointed as the seventh Henry Khanzadian Kazan Visiting Professor of Armenian Studies for the Spring 2009 semester. This semester he is teaching a three-unit course on the Armenian Diaspora and Genocide, Monday evenings from 6:00-8:50 PM. The course is primarily focused on ...

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