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Italian American Experience Series: Finding the Motherlode Comments

The film Finding the Motherlode: Italian Immigrants in California, examines how economic and social mobility became possible for many Italians in the Golden State, through stories set in seven Italian communities throughout California. It is also a look at how immigrant identity is maintained and transformed as immigrants become assimilated into mainstream America. This film is the second in the series of three Italian American Experience Series events presented by the Hofstra Cultural Center this semester.


Speakers: Gianfrano Norelli and Suma Kurien, directors

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Time:  7 p.m.

Location:  Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater,  Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus



Hofstra University gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Long Island Regional Chapter of the Italian American Studies Association and the Association of Italian American Educators, Cav. Josephine Maietta, President.

 Italian American Experience Series website

For more information on the above events, please contact the Hofstra Cultural Center  at 516-463-5669.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014





Cultural Center Theater - Leo A. Guthart
Guthart Cultural Center Theater
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Hempstead, NY 11549


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