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Dr. Marilyn Halter

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Director of Graduate Studies

Local Address: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Boston University
775 Commonwealth Avenue, North Tower
Boston , Massachusetts 02216
United States

Company Description: Research in BU's Center for Space Physics involves interdisciplinary projects between members of the Astronomy Department in the College of Arts and Sciences and...   more
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nyupress.org, 1 Aug 2014 [cached]
Marilyn Halter
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Marilyn Halter is Professor of History and American Studies at Boston University and Research Associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. She is the author of Between Race and Ethnicity: Cape Verdean American Immigrants, 1860-1965 and Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity.
All books by Marilyn Halter
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Interrogating the complex role of post-colonialism in the recent history of black America, Marilyn Halter and Violet Showers Johnson highlight the intricate patterns of emigrant work and family adaptation, the evolving global ties with Africa and Europe, and the translocal connections among the West African enclaves in the United States.
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Bringing the experiences of those of recent African ancestry from the periphery to the center of current debates in the fields of immigration, ethnic, and African American studies, Halter and Johnson examine the impact this community has had on the changing meaning of "African Americanness" and address the provocative question of whether West African immigrants are, indeed, becoming the newest African Americans.
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Halter and Johnson bring together these threads of history, offering a rich and unique contribution to the literature on immigration and race relations.
Marilyn Halter, professor of ...
www.hebrewacademy.net, 18 May 2014 [cached]
Marilyn Halter, professor of history at Boston University, in a recent book (Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity, Random House Digital, 2002) noted that Americans are now more conscious of their ethnic roots than they have been over the last few decades.
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www.oasisnet.org, 20 Dec 2007 [cached]
Dr. Marilyn Halter, Professor of History and Director of the American Studies Program at Boston University and Research Associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, lead historian. Ms. Halter is an interdisciplinary scholar, specializing in the history and sociology of immigration, race and ethnicity in the United States as well as the study of consumer society.She is the author of Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity (2000); New Migrants in the Marketplace: Boston's Ethnic Entrepreneurs, ed. (1995) and Between Race and Ethnicity: Cape Verdean American Immigrants, 1860-1965 (1993).Dr. Halter created the syllabi for the "The Peopling of America: A History of Immigration in America" class and the "Marketing of Ethnicity" class.
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nyupress.org, 8 May 2014 [cached]
Marilyn Halter NYU Press - Halter, Marilyn
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Marilyn Halter is Professor of History and American Studies at Boston University and Research Associate at the Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs. She is the author of Between Race and Ethnicity: Cape Verdean American Immigrants, 1860-1965 and Shopping for Identity: The Marketing of Ethnicity.
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Marilyn Halter
Massachusetts Historical Society: News
www.masshist.org, 1 Jan 2014 [cached]
Traditions and Transformations in the United States since 1965, co-edited by professors Marilyn Halter of Boston University, Marilynn S. Johnson of Boston College, and Director of Research Conrad Edick Wright and Research Coordinator Katheryn P. Viens of the MHS.
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Marilyn Halter, Marilynn S. Johnson, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad Edick Wright, eds. (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.x, 306 pp.
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