May 31 Immigration with Dr. Isser

Immigration Lecture with Dr. Natalie Isser

Saturday, May 31

2:00 pm

National Park Service image of Three immigrants2nd Floor Community Room

Sponsored by
Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library

The Golden Land of eternal hope and despair.

This is a description of both the difficulties and the aspirations of those who choose to leave their homelands.

Immigration has always been a contentious issue in the United States since its earliest days. A cursory examination of past debates provides a context to help us understand the contemporary disagreements over this enduring issue.

Flyer: May 2014 Dr Isser Immigration

Please take a moment to RSVP at the library, online, by phone at 215-947-5138 or by email (hvl.circ@gmail.com).

White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

Press Release – For Immediate Release

Dr. Natalie Isser Immigration Lecture: Golden Land of Eternal Hope and Despair

Huntingdon Valley, Monday, April 28, 2014: Natalie Isser, PhD., will share her presentation “Immigration: The Golden Land of eternal hope and despair” at the Huntingdon Valley Library on Saturday, May 31 at 2 pm in the 2nd Floor Community Room. This program is sponsored by The Friends of Huntingdon Valley Library.
“The Golden Land of eternal hope and despair” – this is a description of both the difficulties and the aspirations of those who choose to leave their homelands. Immigration has always be a contentious issue in the United States since its earliest days. A cursory examination of past debates provides a context to help us understand the contemporary disagreements over this enduring issue.
Natalie Isser, Ph.D., is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and is Professor Emerita of The Pennsylvania State University’s Abington College. In addition to the books and articles coauthored with Dr. Schwartz, she has written on French anti-Semitism, human rights, and French public opinion and diplomacy during the Second Empire. She teaches part time and has continued research on a variety of topics such as American melodrama, movies, and history; and the social and cultural roots of American populism. More information about Dr. Isser is available at CRC Press.

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