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IA - Central Branch: Becoming an American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series
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When: 02/11/19
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Where: Franklin Ave. Library
5000 Franklin Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa  50310
United States
Contact: Tony Raymer
515 468-5165

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TOPIC:           Becoming an American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series


WHEN:          Monday, 02/04/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - The Century of Immigration

                       Monday, 02/11/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - Promise and Prejudice


Promise and Prejudice explores the tension – historic and current – between Americans’ acceptance of immigrants, including the celebration of their own immigrant heritage, versus the periodic backlash prompted by concern about the economic and cultural effects of newcomers. [Film: Welcome to Shelbyville]


                       Monday, 02/18/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - Between Two Worlds: Identity and Acculturation

                       Monday, 02/25/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - Help Wanted? Immigration and Work

                       Monday, 03/04/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - Family and Community

                       Monday, 03/11/19  6:00 PM to 7:45 PM - Immigration and Popular Culture


WHERE:         Franklin Ave. Library

                       5000 Franklin Ave.

                       Des Moines, IA 



No cost to attend / CEU Certificates: Members-$5 Nonmembers-$10

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