Belonging: Immigrants’ Perspectives on Home

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Thursday, November 12, 2009 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at Franklin College

101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, IN 46131


Arts, Religion, Humanities

Carmen Merec Alejo Alvarado , Richard Erable, Tamayo Fukumoto , Milind Thakar

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Discover the delights and heartaches of transitioning to a new home through the eyes of Central Indiana immigrants. Carmen MerecĂ­a Alejo Alvarado from Mexico, Tamayo Fukumoto from Japan, and Milind Thakar of India, describe the cultural and linguistic disorientation of migration, enlighten us with fresh insights into ourselves and into the country we call home, and help us to learn more about what makes us feel like we belong. The discussion will be moderated by Franklin College Associate Professor Richard Erable. Presented by Franklin College, Franklin Rotary, Japan-America Society of Indiana, and Sylvan Learning of Franklin. Questions? Call 317-738-8185.