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Armenian Studies Program Hosts Reception to Mark Official Opening of Printing Exhibit

Left to right: Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Dr. Kevork Bardakjian, Dr. John Welty, Dr. William Covino, Dr. Vida Samiian, and Dr. Sergio La Porta.

Photo: Nabil Sakib

Andrew Esguerra Staff Writer On Sunday, October 14, members of the San Joaquin Valley Armenian community, and Fresno State students, faculty, and administrators, converged in the Henry Madden Library for a reception marking the official opening of the exhibit “The 500th Anniversary of Armenian Printing.” The event was sponsored by the Armenian Studies Program, the College of Arts and Humanities, ...

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Richard Hovannisian Presents New Work on “Armenian Smyrna”

Left to right: Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Dr. Richard Hovannisian, and Dr. Sergio La Porta.

Photo: Erica Magarian

Suren Oganessian Staff Writer A frequent visitor to the Fresno State campus, Dr. Richard Hovannisian was invited by the Armenian Studies Program to deliver an informative lecture, “Armenian Smyrna” on Friday, October 5, about the terrible inferno that destroyed the Armenian and Greek sections of the city of Smyrna/Izmir in 1922. Dr. Hovannisian is Professor Emeritus of Armenian and Near ...

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