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exhibit: From the Subcontinent to the Prairie: Stories of Immigration and Identity

Event Type
Exhibition
Topics
culture, immigration, india
Sponsor
Spurlock Museum
Location
Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana
Date
Feb 26, 2019   All Day
Cost
free
Contact
Beth Watkins
E-Mail
ewatkins@Illinois.edu
Phone
265-5485
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Originating Calendar
Spurlock Museum - General

The Museum is pleased to open a new exhibit exploring themes from the The Namesake (by Jhumpa Lahiri, 2003), the cornerstone of our National Endowment for the Arts Big Read in 2019. With Guest Community Curator Koeli Goel, From the Subcontinent to the Prairie: Stories of Immigration and Identity features objects and photographs loaned by members of campus and Champaign-Urbana South Asian and South Asian-American communities.

 

Also on display are The Indian American Experience in Chicago from the National Indo-American Museum and Memories and Milestones from the South Asian American Policy and Research Institute.

 

For other Big Read events, visit go.illinois.edu/TheNamesake.

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