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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Saturday, October 15 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
The American Dream—A Dream Turned German: Immigration, Integration, and Citizenship in Germany

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Prizewinning author and essayist Jagoda Marinić, whose latest book is Made in Germany. What's German in Germany?, will speak about the progress of integration in Germany, an issue becoming increasingly urgent. Marinić will be in conversation with WBUR’s Shannon Dooling, touching on debates relevant not only to Germany but also to the rest of Europe and beyond.

 


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Shannon Dooling

Shannon Dooling is a reporter representing WBUR on a team of public radio station journalists in the New England News Collaborative. The NENC focuses on issues of regional interest including energy, transportation, immigration and the environment. She joined WBUR full time in 2013 as the field producer for WBUR's Morning Edition. Links: Dooling’s recent stories

Presenters
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Jagoda Marinić

Jagoda Marinić is a prize-winning speaker, writer, and novelist whose work focuses on themes and questions of identity, migration, citizenship, and integration. Holding a degree from Heidelberg University in political science and German and American literature, she is the founding director of the Interkulturelles Zentrum Heidelberg, which has since become a model structure for welcoming and integrating new citizens to Germany and Europe. Her... Read More →

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Saturday October 15, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Goethe-Institut Boston 170 Beacon Street, Boston, MA