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Hye talk (Armenian Studies Television Show)

SEAN CLARK-STAFF WRITER Moving towards greater community awareness and communication, Fresno State’s Armenian Studies Program goes on the air. Premiering in December and running indefinitely hye talk brings local, national, and international guests to Fresno to explore issues affecting Armenians in the central valley and abroad. The show, hosted by Barlow Der Mugrdechian, seeks to discuss topics that will be ...

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ASO ’95, Dances the Night Away at Evening Formal

TINA ATTASHIAN–STAFF WRITER The dance began at eight in the evening with members of ASO greeting those who entered the restaurant with a friendly welcome. There was a calm and relaxed atmosphere at the beginning where people munched on the mezza, and mingled with one another. Then at nine o’clock our DJ RozieK began the music with a set of ...

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Armenian Community of Peria: 400 Years in the Making

JACKLIN GHARIBIAN–STAFF WRITER Approximately half of the Armenian population in the world lives outside of its homeland. Armenians have created new headquarters all over the globe, forming the Armenian Diaspora which was mainly caused by the 1915 Armenian Genocide. They have built communities in Greece, France, India, Australia, Iraq, Italy, Canada and (of course) America. However, there exists an Armenian ...

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$15,000 in Armenian Scholarships awarded at Fresno State

STAFF REPORT Once again California State University, Fresno and its Armenian Studies Program awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships to students enrolled in Armenian Studies courses. Twenty-nine students were awarded Armenian Studies scholarships and grants for the 1995-1996 academic year. The recipients are all students of Fresno State and are required to enroll in Armenian Studies courses as part of ...

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Society for Armenian Studies to hold 21st Annual Meeting

STAFF REPORT The Society for Armenian Studies, a professional society composed of scholars interested in Armenian Studies, is holding its 21st annual meeting as part of the Middle East Studies Association Annual Conference to be held in Washington, D.C. from December 6-10. The conference headquarters will be the Washington Hilton and Towers where all meetings and panels will be presented. ...

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Thank You Donors

Dr. Charles Achki Fresno Mr. Haratouin Bedoian Three Rivers Mr. & Mrs. Anoush Chamlian Fresno Mr. George A. Egan Redway, CA Ms. Carol Ann Karabian Fresno Ms. Zabel H. LeaMond East Hanover, NJ Mr.& Mrs. Albert Long Fresno Mr. & Mrs. John Melkonian Fresno Mr. & Mrs. Bob Mugrdechian Fresno Mr. & Mrs. Richard Pandukht Fresno Mr. & Mrs. Jack ...

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Karabagh Issue Perspective

BARLOW DER MUGRDECHIAN–ADVISOR The Caucasian Knot: The History and Geo-politics of Nagorno- Karabagh. Levon Chorbajian, Patrick Donabedian, and Claude Mutafian. London: Zed Books, 1994. 198 pp. The Karabagh issue has been a significant factor in the tumultuous changes which have occurred in the Caucasus over the last seven years. Books which present a history of those events and which can ...

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Conflict of Interests: American Armenian Relationships

BARLOW DER MUGRDECHIAN–ADVISOR On the occasion of the 4th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Armenia, the Armenian Studies Program invited Dr. Levon Arustamian to be the guest lecturer on the topic of “American-Armenian Relations: U.S. Policy in the Transcaucasus. The lecture was held on Thursday, September 21 in the Alice Peters Auditorium of the University Business Center. ...

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Coming to CSUF Making Sacrifices for Opportunities

With the third year of funding from the United States Information Agency, the Armenian Studies Program was able to invite three students from Yerevan State University to study at Fresno State for the 1995-1996 academic year. Last year two students, Vahagn Tonoyan and Mary Melikian successfully completed their one year stay and returned to Armenia. The USIA funding of the ...

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Books and Gifts to the Armenian Studies Program

Gifts to the Armenian Studies Program Sahatdjian Library and Avedian Archives. Professor Dickran Kouymjian and the Sahatdjian Library of the Armenian Studies Program would like to thank the authors and publishers for the following books and periodicals. Prof. Wayne Snyder formerly of Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan an now of Aix-en Provence, France has donated a major collection of ...

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