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Arts in Motion Showcase spotlights College of Arts and Humanities

The State of Fresno Annual Arts in Motion exhibition of the College of Arts and Humanities is a weekly series of events for students of arts and humanities, their passions and achievements. The exhibition highlights the nine departments of the College of Arts and Humanities and the Armenian Studies Program. The top event, Arts in Motion, celebrates the scholarships, honors students with distinction and names them the Dean’s Medal for College.

The Arts in Motion Showcase will start Sunday, March 20 and will last until Friday, March 25. Most events are free and open to the public.

The Arts in Motion Showcase includes:

Dinner of the Armenian Studies Program

17:30 Sunday, March 20, at the Fort Washington Country Club

The 34th Annual Dinner of the Armenian Studies Program, to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the Armenian Studies Program and the recognition of students receiving Armenian Studies scholarships and graduate students who have acquired a minor in Armenian Studies. Tickets are $ 50 overall and $ 25 for Fresno State students, teachers and staff. For tickets, call 559.278.2669 or email barlowd@csufresno.edu.

German Käsespätzle and Classic Italian Antipasto: Bruschetta

3 p.m. Monday, March 21, at YouTube

Make an Italian bruschetta by learning some Italian words. Dr. Andrea Polegato will share the secrets of a classic Italian recipe. Then, Dr. Amila Becirbegovic will show how to make käsespätzle, a traditional German cheese dish popular throughout Germany.

Virtual presentation Arts in Motion

4 p.m. Monday, March 21, at Zoom

The Arts in Motion Virtual Program will recognize the many recipients of college scholarships, pay tribute to the donors who made these scholarships a reality, and introduce the 2022 Students of Distinction.

MCJ Student Film and Video Showcase

5 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, at the Alice Peters Auditorium (Room 191)

The public is invited to participate in a personal screening of student films and videos by the Department of Media, Communications and Journalism.

English Department Awards

6 p.m. Tuesday 22 March at Zoom

A live, online celebration in honor of the distinguished students of the English Department, the scholarships and the admissions of the company for 2021-22.

Critical conversations about anti-Asian racism and racial justice in the art class

4 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Zoom

The Critical Conversations about Anti-Asian Racism and Racial Justice in Art Classroom is a visual arts training workshop that focuses on discussions of racial justice inside and outside the K-12 art class. The session will be facilitated by three leading Asian scholars and art educators, while highlighting contemporary artists / activists and providing possible examples and approaches that apply to different educational contexts.

What can you do with a degree in communication? Excel!

4 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Zoom

A group of undergraduates explains how they use the skills they have acquired through communication communication in their careers, communities and daily lives.

Music Convocation

12:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 at the Fresno State Concert Hall

Students from the Music Department’s string, wind, piano and percussion venues will be represented, who will perform a collection of solo and chamber music pieces.

Pronouncing ideas

3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24, at Zoom

This annual undergraduate student conference highlights the work of philosophy students. Students’ academic distinctions are presented in a friendly, engaging forum that promotes dialogue and critical reflection on issues of philosophy and religious studies.

Two studied elements of Chinese Wh-vagueness: Polarity and Polysemy

12:30 p.m. Friday, March 25, at Zoom

Speakers Carlos Cisneros and Anqi Zhang, Nanjing University, discuss Chinese semantics. Note: Basic understanding of linguistics is recommended to participants.

‘Electricity’

19:30 Friday 25 March at the University Theater Buy tickets

In this work, in the years following the murder of her father by her mother, “Electricidad” is committed to revenge. To get it, she will need her brother, Orestes, to return from Las Vegas and help her complete the job. Bringing Sophocles’ “Electra” to Los Angeles bars, Luis Alfaro investigates violence, loss and redemption through the lens of this long-standing tragedy.

For more information or special accommodation requests, contact Benjamin Kirk at 559.974.8507.

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