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Becoming American: Identity and Acculturation

February 6 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

“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 selected film for February 6 is The New Americans, Episode 1, The Nigerians. You can download the program three handout here: Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation (PDF)

This program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001.

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Click here for the complete film series schedule.

About this program:  The House of the Seven Gables has been selected as one of 32 sites around the country for this unique series. Each event will consist of a documentary film screening and scholar-led discussion with Professor Elizabeth Duclos-Orsello from  Salem State University’s American Studies Department. 

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience is a six-week public program featuring documentary film screenings and moderated discussions designed to encourage an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history.

Becoming American 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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Date:
February 6
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Organizer

The House of the Seven Gables
Phone:
978-744-0991
Email:
groups@7gables.org
Website:
www.7Gables.org

Venue

The House of the Seven Gables
115 Derby Street
Salem, MA 01970 United States
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Phone:
978-744-0991
Website:
www.7gables.org