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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.nThe 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) nThis program is free and open to the public. To register, click here, email erincon@7gables.org or call 978-306-7001. n### nAbout 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. nBecoming 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. nBecoming 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. n Source: http://www.salem.org/event/becoming-american-identity-and-acculturation/


February 6
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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