About the Author

Peter Balakian is the Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities and professor of English at Colgate University. He is the author of seven books of poems, most recently of Ziggurat and June-tree: New and Selected Poems, 1974–2000. He is also the author of The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, a New York Times best seller, and Black Dog of Fate, a memoir. A new collection of essays, Vise and Shadow, is also available this spring from the University of Chicago Press.

Hometown: Hamilton, NY

Events for Author

Dec 1, 2015 7:00 PM

65 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Join acclaimed author and poet, Peter Balakian for a discussion drawn from his new book of essays Vise  and Shadow, focusing on the Elia Kazan film that helped bring the Armenian genocide to public attention, America, America.

For more information see the event flyer at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research website.

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