Join alumni, parents, and friends for a reception and book discussion!
Friday, March 28, 2014
5:30-6:00 p.m. Tour the Exhibit and Collections (optional)
6:00-6:30 p.m. Refreshments
6:30-7:30 p.m. Reading, Discussion, Questions & Answers
7:30-8:00 p.m. Meet and Greet
Join fellow alumni, parents, and friends for an evening of literary discussion and Colgate camaraderie. Peter Balakian
, Donald M. and Constance H. Rebar Professor in Humanities, English Professor and Director of Creative Writing at Colgate will discuss his book, Black Dog of Fate.
This book is Professor Balakian’s memoir about growing up in a large, extended Armenian family during the 1950’s and 60’s, and discovering his ancestor’s struggles and fates during the Armenian Genocide in 1915.
The Library Company of Philadelphia was founded in 1731 by Benjamin Franklin and is America's oldest cultural institution. At 5:30 p.m. there will be an optional tour of the exhibit and collections of The Library Company of Philadelphia.
Cost is $13 per person and includes refreshments: wine, sodas, coffee, tea, and a sampling of Armenian appetizers mentioned in Black Dog of Fate
Please register online by clicking the button below, or contact Alumni Relations at 315-228-7439.