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Sunday, June 14 • 1:00pm - 1:40pm
Coming to America: The immigrant experience

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Moderators
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Maria Laurino

Maria Laurino is the author of The Italian Americans: A History, the companion book to the PBS documentary series, as well as the memoirs, Old World Daughter, New World Mother, a meditation on contemporary feminism, and the national bestseller, Were You Always an Italian?, an exploration... Read More →

Speakers
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Maria E. Andreu

Maria E. Andreu is a writer and speaker whose work has appeared in Newsweek, The Washington Post, NJ.com, and the Newark Star Ledger. THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY is her debut novel. She was born in Spain, lived in Argentina for two years, and crossed the Mexican border into the U.S... Read More →
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Daisy Hernandez

Daisy Hernández is the coeditor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism and former executive editor of ColorLines magazine. She speaks at colleges and conferences about feminism, race, and media justice, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times, NPR’s... Read More →
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Mona Rodriguez

Mona Rodriguez is a mathematician, environmentalist, and a mother of twins who had a story to tell. Throughout her life, she had heard many stories from family members that were fascinating, sometimes even unbelievable, and decided to piece together the puzzle of tales. What she learned... Read More →
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Sung J. Woo

Sung J. Woo‘s short stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, PEN/Guernica, and KoreAm Journal. His debut novel, Everything Asian (2009), has received praises from The Christian Science Monitor, Kirkus Reviews (starred review), the Chicago Sun-Times, and won the 2010... Read More →


Sunday June 14, 2015 1:00pm - 1:40pm
THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE