Event Title

Panel: The Stranger in a Strange Land

Presenter Information

James J. McAuley
Lore Segal
Ron Vossler

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

21-3-1990 12:00 PM

End Date

21-3-1990 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 21, 1990 as part of the 21st annual UND Writing Conference: “The Literature of Immigration” features Lore Segal, James J. McAuley, and Ron Vossler forming the panel “The Stranger in a Strange Land.” The panelists discuss their experience as immigrants to the United States, transition to life in the United States for European immigrants, immigrant stories, passing on stories to children, the advantages and disadvantages of different immigrant groups, language and accent issues for immigrants, generalization and stereotypes, the geographical shock for people immigrating from small countries, aesthetic distance, and alienation.

Moderator: William Sherman

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Panel: The Stranger in a Strange Land

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 21, 1990 as part of the 21st annual UND Writing Conference: “The Literature of Immigration” features Lore Segal, James J. McAuley, and Ron Vossler forming the panel “The Stranger in a Strange Land.” The panelists discuss their experience as immigrants to the United States, transition to life in the United States for European immigrants, immigrant stories, passing on stories to children, the advantages and disadvantages of different immigrant groups, language and accent issues for immigrants, generalization and stereotypes, the geographical shock for people immigrating from small countries, aesthetic distance, and alienation.

Moderator: William Sherman