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Saturday Seminar:

Nineteenth-Century Immigration

Led by
Dr. Edward T. O'Donnell, College of the Holy Cross

Saturday, February 2, 2008
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
at the American Antiquarian Society

8:00 Welcome and introductions

8:15 Scholarly Presentation and Q & A - "Coming to America: Major Themes in 19th Century Immigration"

9:30 Break - 15 minutes

9:45 Primary Source Workshop - Making Sense of Nativism

10:30 Reading Jacob Riis photos and words

11:45 Break - 15 minutes

12:00 Pedagogy Discussion - How can we use this material and these ideas in the classroom?

1:00 finis


To register, please contact Amy Sopcak, the Project Coordinator, at (508) 471-2129 or asopcak[at]


TAH Courses, Saturday Seminars, and Summer Institutes, 2006-2008



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