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GE-264721-19
Becoming Americans: Immigrant and Refugee Writing in the 21st Century
Carey Cranston, American Writers Museum Foundation

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=GE-264721-19

My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today (Exhibition)
Title: My America: Immigrant and Refugee Writers Today
Curator: Ilan Stavans
Abstract: The exhibit features videoed interviews with 31 immigrant and refugee writers from 18 countries. The exhibit explores themes such as "Why Writing?" "Influence" "Language "Process" and "What is 'American?'" The exhibit includes books from each author, a timeline of milestones in U.S. immigration history, and "What is your immigration story?" where visitors share their own family stories of immigration to the United States. The exhibit is complemented by a program series featuring in-person and online events for the public with today's most influential immigrant and refugee writers, and a specially-designed, inquiry-based curriculum for middle and high school students.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: http://www.my-america.org
Primary URL Description: This URL leads to the virtual My America exhibit that was launched on April 7, 2020.


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