Issues of identity and belonging are inseparable from the experience of immigration. Stories of immigrants, past and present, illuminate the human lives behind the ever-shifting global landscape we inhabit today.
The readings in this collection explore the nature of identity, belonging, tolerance, and difference in our increasingly global society.
Address today's global challenges with lesson plans focused on current events including the refugee crisis and contemporary antisemitism.
Students learn about the legal rights of refugees and then use poetry to develop a personal connection to the current global crisis.
British-Somali poet Warsan Shire gives voice to the experiences of refugees in this poem about "home."
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
French writer Amin Maalouf describes the connection between violence and issues of identity and belonging.
Help students investigate identity and belonging through a film about generations of Chinese immigrants in the United States and their paths to "becoming American."
What does it mean to become American? In interviews with historians, descendants, and recent immigrants, Bill Moyers explores this question through the experience of the Chinese in America.
Author Ed Husain remembers two key experiences from growing up in an immigrant family in London that shaped his identity and the decisions that he made.
This collection of stories is a tribute to the people, most of them immigrants, who make Queens such a culturally rich community.
Explore the debate over banning headscarves in French schools and consider the tension between personal and group identities.
Investigate the law banning headscarves in French schools and explore how people reacted to the legislation.