News & Events

Monday, April 24 • 12:00PM-1:00PM
"Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day"
Armenian Genocide Monument, Maple Mall, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 or P5. Coupon code is  required for free parking. 


Wednesday, April 26 • 7:30PM
"Echo of Silence"
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Fethiye Cetin, Human Rights Lawyer from Turkey
Author of "My Grandmother: A Memoir"

St. Paul Armenian Church, 1st and Dakota Aves.
Free admission and free parking. 
Read more.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Thursday, April 27 • 4:00PM
"Melodic and Rhythmic Considerations in Oud Performance"
Richard Hagopian
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University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 or P5. Coupon code is  required for free parking. 

Co-sponsored by the Middle East Studies Lecture, Performance, and Music Series and the Global Music Lecture Series.
With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Sunday, April 30 • 1:00PM reception; 1:30 film screening
"Women of 1915"
Bared Maronian, director
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Tickets: $25. Free parking on campus.
Co-sponsored by the Armenian Relief Society, Women's Society of the Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School, the Armenian Cultural Conservancy.

Friday, April 7 • 5:30PM
The Fresno premiere of the film "Lost Birds"
with directors Ela Alyamac and Aren Perdeci (from Turkey)

Tuesday, April 4 • 7:30PM
"The Drowned, the Saved, and the Forgotten: Genocide and the Foundations of Modern Humanitarianism"
Dr. Keith Watenpaugh, University of California, Davis

Sunday, March 19 • 5:00PM
"Armenian Studies Program 40th Anniversary Banquet"
with special guest Dr. Mary Papazian, President, San Jose State University
Ft. Washington Country Club, Fresno.

Tuesday, March 7 • 7:30PM
"The Curious Case of Armenian Genocide Perpetrator Ahmed
Faik Bey"
Dr. Ümit Kurt, Research Fellow, Harvard University

Friday, February 17 • 7:00-9:30PM
"15th Annual Armenian Film Festival"

Tuesday, February 7 • 7:30PM
"The Silk Road and Armenian Textiles Throughout the Centuries"
Dr. Levon Chookaszian, Yerevan State University

Friday, February 3 • 7:30PM
"War, Peace, and the Making of Minorities in the Post-Ottoman Middle East, 1919-1923"
Dr. Laura Robson, Portland State University

Sunday, January 29, 2017 • 3:00PM

Cello Concert by Narek Hakhnazaryan
The Concert Hall at Fresno State

Friday, January 27, 2017 • 7:30PM

"Armenian Communities of the Northeastern Mediterranean:
Musa Dagh-Dört Yol-Kessab"
Dr. Richard Hovannisian, UCLA

Wednesday, November 30 • 7:30PM
"A Tale of Two Midwives: The Notebooks of Siphora and Nuritza Shnorhokian of Aintab, 1890-1930"
Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 or P5. Coupon code is  required. 

With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.

Monday, November 14 • 7:30PM
"Armenian Educational Life in Lebanon: Haigazian University"
Dr. Paul Haidostian, President, Haigaizian University, Beirut
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.


Friday, November 4 • 5:30PM
"If Only Everyone"
Film Screening in conjunction with CineCulture
Leon and Pete Peters Educationa Center Auditorium, west end Save Mart Center (enter at Student Recreation Center), Fresno State.


Friday, October 14 • 8:00PM
Piano Concert by Sofya Melikyan (Armenia)
The Concert Hall at Fresno State
In conjunction with the Lorenz Keyboard Concert Series
 Tickets required.
http://www.keyboardconcerts.com/concert-sofya-melikyan.aspx

Thursday, October 20 • 7:30PM
"Don't Fall off of the Earth: The Armenian Communities in China from the 1880s to the 1950s"
Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 or P5. Coupon code is required for receiving free permit. 

With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
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Tuesday, September 20 • 7:30PM
"Genocide and Humanitarian Resistance in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1917"
Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.

Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 or P5. Coupon code is required for receiving free permit. 

With the support of the Leon S. Peters Foundation.
Read more about the lecture.

Friday, September 30 • 7:30PM
"On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry"
Dr. Vahram Shemmassian, Director, Armenian Studies Program
California State University, Northridge
Read more about the lecture.

Tuesday, September 27 • 7:30PM
"Turkey and the Armenians"

Garo Paylan, Member of Parliament of Turkey
Read more about the lecture.

Friday, September 9 • 7:30PM
"The Armenian Diaspora: Lebanon"

Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Armenian Studies Program
University Business Center, Room 191, A. Peters Auditorium, Fresno State.
Free admission and free parking in Lots P6 and P5. Permit not required.
Read more about the lecture.