Innocence and Dictatorship: A Conversation with Peter Zilahy

  • Starts: 3:30 pm on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
  • Ends: 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Join us for a presentation by Hungarian author Peter Zilahy. Zilahy is a many-sided artist whose prose and poetry are widely translated and who often performs on stage, combining photography and new media in his work. His collection of poems, Statue Under a White Sheet Ready to Jump, was published in 1993 and has won the Moricz Zsigmond Prize. His dictionary novel, The Last Window Giraffe, was published in 1998 and has been since translated into 22 languages. Among other awards it has won ‘The Book of the Year Prize’ in Ukraine in 2003 and influenced the Orange Revolution in 2004. The author has had exhibitions all over Europe and has performed new media presentations based on the novel in 28 countries.
College of Arts & Sciences, 725 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 530