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Armenian Studies Program

News and Events 2016-2017


Monday, April 24 • 12:00PM-1:00PM

"Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day"

Armenian Genocide Monument, Maple Mall, Fresno State.

Wednesday, April 26 • 7:30PM

"Echo of Silence"

Fethiye Cetin, Human Rights Lawyer from Turkey
Author of "My Grandmother: A Memoir"

Thursday, April 27 • 4:00PM

"Melodic and Rhythmic Considerations in Oud Performance"

Richard Hagopian

Sunday, April 30 • 1:00PM reception; 1:30 film screening

"Women of 1915"

Bared Maronian, director

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

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

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

Monday, November 14 • 7:30PM

"Armenian Educational Life in Lebanon: Haigazian University"

Dr. Paul Haidostian, President, Haigaizian University, Beirut

Friday, November 4 • 5:30PM

"If Only Everyone"
Film Screening in conjunction with CineCulture

Friday, October 14 • 8:00PM

Piano Concert by Sofya Melikyan (Armenia)

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

Tuesday, September 20 • 7:30PM

"Genocide and Humanitarian Resistance in Ottoman Syria, 1915-1917"

Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Kazan Visiting Professor

Friday, September 30 • 7:30PM

"On the Trail of My Musa Dagh Ancestry"

Dr. Vahram Shemmassian, Director, Armenian Studies Program

Tuesday, September 27 • 7:30PM

"Turkey and the Armenians"

Garo Paylan, Member of Parliament of Turkey

Friday, September 9 • 7:30PM

"The Armenian Diaspora: Lebanon"

Prof. Barlow Der Mugrdechian, Armenian Studies Program