Scholars from the Basque country and the U.S. explore the Basque presence in New York City and the larger United States from the 19th century to the present. Sponsored by the Forum on Migration.
History professor reflects on the history and future of
Guido Tintori, senior research associate at the University of Oxford, examines the progressive involvement and integration of Italian-Americans in mainstream politics.
Assistant Professor Hana Worthen and acclaimed theater director Kristian Smeds discuss the problems of “translation nationalism” as treated in his play Mental Finland.
Jan Willem Duyvendak, professor of sociology at University of Amsterdam, examines national identity and nostalgia, migration and integration, gender relations and “caring communities” and how they relate to the ability to “feel at home.”