Event Details

For six weeks, we will be exploring the history of immigration in the United States through documentary film and discussion. Join your neighbors to for an informed discussion of immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. Sessions will be moderated by Dr. Nicholas Villanueva, a professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Each session will include one or two film screenings, followed by a group discussion. The topics for each week are:

Tuesday, January 22, 6-8pm | The Century of Immigration: 1820-1924
Tuesday, January 29, 6-8pm | Promise and Prejudice
Tuesday, February 5, 6-8pm | Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation
Tuesday, February 12, 6-8pm | Help Wanted? Immigration and Work
Tuesday, February 19, 6-8pm | Family and Community
Tuesday, February 26, 6-8pm | Popular Culture and Immigration

All events are free and open to the public | Space is limited; please sign up for a free ticket to attend | To attend all 6 sessions, register for the Jan. 22 date (no need to sign up for all 6 dates)

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Details about the program and additional resources can be found on the Becoming American website.

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.”

  • When: Tue Feb. 12
    6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

  • Address: 2205 Broadway
    Boulder CO,US 80302

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