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The Great American Immigration Saga

A nation of immigrants – the Great American Immigration Saga. In this course, we will explore the too little appreciated epic saga of the immigrations to America which is perhaps significant story that has defined our country’s evolution and its image abroad. We ask the question – if the Immigration saga is so significant, why is it so little understood and so great a source of ambivalence, even division? One answer is how immigration has been presented – and not presented – in our cultural life.


Donald Pienkos

Donald Pienkos is professor emeritus (political science) at UWM and chairs its Polish Studies Committee. He also directed UWM’s international studies major and Russian and East European studies program. As an instructor, Don taught courses on the politics and foreign ... read more

Date: 2 Tue, Mar 29-Apr 5, 2022

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 10-11:15am CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Donald Pienkos

Fee: $15

Program Number: SPRI:148

Registration opens Tue, Jan 11, 2022.

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