FFFT 2014 Immigration Series| Session 2 | "If you don't like it, leave"
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Session 2: “If you don’t like it, leave.”- Pressure to Assimilate
Thursday, February 19, 2014
6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Edge of Chaos, 4th Floor Lister Hill Library
The pressure to assimilate and adapt to a set of cultural norms is one faced not only by immigrants, but by many minority groups in the U.S, regardless of social identity. In this session, we will examine the seemingly disparate elements of our own identities, and explore the complex power dynamics of cultural assimilation.
*OPEN TO UAB STUDENTS ONLY*
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