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Becoming American: Program 3 - Between Two Worlds

Becoming American

Becoming American
Program 3: Between Two Worlds - Identity and Acculturation
Thursday, October 4
Doors: 6:30pm / Event: 7pm
Adults & Teens / Seated
Free and open to the public

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a six-session series of public programs featuring documentary film screenings and discussions of immigration issues against the backdrop of immigration history, led by Dr. Lucy Salyer, UNH Associate Professor of History. Presented by Strawbery Banke Museum and hosted by 3S Artspace.

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Program 3: Between Two Worlds - Identity and Acculturation 
looks at how immigrants react and adjust to living in a new country and culture, and how they bridge the divide between the traditions and values of their native countries.
The discussion explores such themes as:

·      Foodways and culinary traditions
·      Religion
·      Assimilation and acculturation
·      Writing one's personal story


Film: 
The New Americans, Episode 1, The Nigerians

Click here for additional background information and program material resources.


Isreal and Ngozi Nwidor with their son Karm. Courtesy of Kartemquin Films.

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Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a project of City Lore in collaboration with the Immigration and Ethnic History Society and the International Coalition of the Sites of Conscience. The project has been made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the Human Endeavor.

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Strawbery Banke Museum and 3S Artspace thank our Community Partners for helping to make this series possible: