Peter Balakian Visit

The Reinhold Niebuhr Institute of Religion and Culture
in conjunction with
The Foundations Sequence
The Capital District Armenian Genocide Committee


Peter Balakian, Ph.D.


    "Witness to the Armenian Genocide: Grigoris Balakian Armenian Golgotha”

Thursday, March 25, 2010

7:00 PM

Sarazen Student Union

Dr. Peter Balakian is currently Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor of the Humanities in the department of English, and Director of Creative Writing. In addition to his five books of poems, and works include his memoir Black Dog of Fate, winner of the PEN/Albrand Prize for memoir and a New York Times Notable Book, and The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America’s Response, winner of the 2005 Raphael Lemkin Prize and a New York Times Notable Book and New York Times and national best seller.

A reception featuring Armenian desserts will follow at 8:30

For more information contact Rafi Topalian at 518-810-5018 or or Peter Ellard at

Peter Balakian's Bio

Printable Flyer on the Event

Peter Balakian's Web Page               

Book Signing:

Dr. Balakian will be signing copies of his recent book, Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide 915-1918,.Grigoris Balakian at 3:00 PM on March 25th at the BARNES AND NOBLE located at 131 Colonie Center,   Albany, NY 12205    CONTACT MARISA, the B &N Manager at 518-438-1728  or    

These events are free and open to the public


New Book Translation  ARMENIAN GOLGOTHA A MEMOIR OF THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE, 1915-1918 BY GRIGORIS BALAKIAN Translated by PETER BALAKIAN with Aris Sevag Published by Alfred A. Knopf