The Kosciuszko Foundation Online Programs present the webinar The Transatlantic Lives of Polish American Women at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Marta Cieślak. Dr. Cieślak is is currently a Humanities Scholar at the Center of Arkansas History and Culture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock where she teaches modern, world and women’s history and runs a project investigating the unique experience of Polish female migrants in American cities at the turn of the 20th century. The talk discusses the experiences and coping strategies of the ordinary immigrant Polish women adapting to their new country and balancing between the feeling of a loss of the old life and the feeling of empowerment in building a new life.
This lecture is online, free registration here
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