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"Finding the Mother Lode: Italian Immigrants in California" Screening and Q&A with Directors
April 23, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm | Cowell, Room 131Free
Cowell College Provost, History Department, Italian Studies Program, Languages, and Applied Linguistics Department present
A Documentary by Gianfrano Norelli and Suma Kurien
Followed by Q&A with Directors
Finding the Mother Lode provides a bracing contrast to East Coast stories and a new route to understanding the diversity and complexity of ethnic stories. A vivid interpretation of the past–one that recalls the ugly along the beautiful and the conflicts and tragedies along with the solidarity and triumphs.
– Donna R. Gabaccia, University of Minnesota