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Film Screening and Discussion – Fresh Start: Refugees in America, Past and Present

Date: Thu. March 30th, 2017, 6:00 pm-7:30 pm
Location: Drinko Recital Hall, Music and Communication Building, Cleveland State University, 2001 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115

A panel of scholars will discuss a history of refugees in America to help us understand and frame current debates and issues. Discussion will follow the presentation of a documentary film, Fresh Start, about a Somali-Bantu refugees living in New Hampshire.

Film by Cigdem Slankard, School of Communication, CSU; Panel: Stephanie Hinnershitz, moderator, Dept of History, CSU; Melissa Borja, Department of History, CUNY-College of Staten Island; Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Department, University of Texas- Austin.

This event is sponsored by Cleveland State University.

This event is free and open to the public.  Registration recommended. 

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