Armenian Bitlis exhibit to open at Fresno State

The Fresno BeeMarch 22, 2014 

The Armenian Studies Program at Fresno State will open a new exhibit, "Remembering the Armenians of Bitlis," in the Henry Madden Library with a reception March 30.

The exhibit will highlight rare photos, documents and maps from the Bitlis area and will be open until April 30.

The reception will be from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor the the library and is free and open to the public. At 4 p.m. Ara Sarafian, an archival historian specializing on late Ottoman history, will present a talk regarding the exhibit in the library, Room 2206.

Parking is free on Sundays in Lots P30 and P31 near Shaw and Barton avenues.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6679 or bvaccari@fresnobee.com.

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