News & Events:

Friday, February 28, 2020 • 7:30PM
"Young Armenian Talent Series"
Pianist Nara Avetisyan in Concert

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Co-Sponsored with the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series at Fresno State.
The Concert Hall, East Music Building, Fresno State

Free parking in Lot P1 (parking code not required on Friday evenings)
Tickets Required and are available online.

Saturday, February 29, 2020
"Armenian-American Musical Heritage Day"
1:00-3:00PM-Public Scanning Event
3:30-5:00PM-Discussion and Performance with Richard Hagopian and Dr. Yektan
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University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5. Permit not needed for Friday evening lectures.
This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a partner of the NEH. Visit calhum.org.
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Thursday, March 5, 2020 • 7:30PM
Lecture II-"The Survivors: Armenian Orphans and Refugees After the First World War (1918-1923)"
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by Dr. Ari Şekeryan, Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5 with free parking code from the Armenian Studies Program.
More information.

Tuesday, March 10, 2019 • 7:30PM
"Sojourners, Smugglers, and Dubious Citizens: The Politics of Armenian Migration to North America, 1885-1915"
 Dr. David Gutman, Manhattanville College, New York
by Dr. David Gutman, Manhattanville College, New York
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5 with parking code.
More information.

Wednesday, March 18, 2019 • 7:30PM
"Roving Revolutionaries: Armenians and the Connected Revolutions in the Russian, Iranian, and Ottoman Worlds"
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by Dr. Houri Berberian, Meghrouni Family Presidential Chair in Armenian Studies, University of California, Irvine
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5 with parking code.
More information.

Sunday, March 22, 2020 • 5:00PM
Armenian Studies Program 32nd Annual Banquet
Fort Washington Country Club, Fresno
Tickets required. More information soon.

Thursday, April 2, 2020 • 7:30PM
Lecture III-"The Armenian Patriarchate, Politics and the Postwar Settlement in Istanbul: the Story of Patriarch Zaven"
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by Dr. Ari Şekeryan, Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State

Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5 with free parking code from the Armenian Studies Program.

Friday, April 17, 2020 • 5:30PM
The Fresno Film Premiere of "What Will Become of Us?"
with director Stephanie Ayanian
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In conjunction with CineCulture
Leon S. and Pete P. Peters Educational Auditorium, west end of the SaveMart Center, 5010 N. Woodrow Ave., Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in adjacent parking lots.

Thursday, April 30, 2019 • 5:00PM
"Armenian Song Repertoire of the Middle East: Part III
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with oud master Richard Hagopian
Co-sponsored with the Middle East Lecture, Performance and Films Series, and Global Music Lecture Series.
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State
Free admission. Free parking in Lot P6 or P5 with free parking code from the Armenian Studies Program.

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Saturday, February 22, 2020 • 7:00PM
"Benefit Concert for House of Hope-Mer Hooys"

Friday, February 7, 2020 • 7:30PM
Reception in the UBC Gallery at 6:30PM
"An Untold Story of Survival: the Armenian Community in Istanbul during the Armistice Years (1918-1923)"
Dr. Ari Şekeryan, Kazan Visiting Professor in Armenian Studies

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 • 7:30PM
"David Ohannessian and the Armenian Ceramics of Jerusalem"
By Sato Moughalian

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 • 7:30PM
"Armenia Summer Study Trip 2019 Presentation"
with Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Dr. Sergio La Porta, and student participants

Friday, November 8, 2019 • 7:30PM
"The Young Turks: Racism and the Construction of National Identity"
by Dr. Ümit Kurt, Van Leer Institute,
Jerusalem

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 • 7:30PM
"'No Place Like Home': Ergir and the Ex-Ottomans in Soviet Armenia"
Ayşenur Korkmaz (University of Amsterdam)

Sunday, October 20, 2019 • 3:00PM
"Young Armenian Talent Series"
Pianist Michael Krikorian in Concert

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 • 7:30PM
"The Stateless Diplomat: Diana Apcar's Heroic Life"-A Fresno movie premiere
with Director Mimi Malayan (Apcar's great-granddaughter)

Friday, September 27, 2019 • 7:30PM
"Young Armenian Talent Series"
Pianist Sofya Melikyan in Concert

Friday, September 6, 2019 • 7:30PM
"Western Armenian in the 21st Century: Challenges and New Approaches"-book launch
with Shushan Karapetian (USC), Jesse Arlen (UCLA), Elizabeth Mkhitarian (UCLA), and Hagop Gulludjian (UCLA)