The Department for Inclusion and Access to Learning within the Faculty of Education, cordially invites you to the Second Frederick Ofosu Memorial Lecture: 'Ramifications of Migrants: Generation 1.5 and the Third Culture' by Dr Eileen Ariza, a Fulbright Scholar and Professor (Florida Atlantic University) on Thursday 21 June at 18.00 at San Anton Palace.
Fusion often causes confusion when cultures intersect. The unintended consequences of cultures meeting and sometimes colliding with one another produce interesting repercussions for adults as well as children. This presentation talks about some of the effects that occur as a result of a new generation of people faced with situations that result from hybrid alliances, in new host countries, or other diverse settings. Cultural identity comes in many forms; individuals often grapple with the nuances of who they are, which culture they 'belong' to, how they should function and interact in school, and in everyday relations. We identify the phenomena of “Generation 1.5,' and people of third cultures, and listen to points of view shared by a few individuals who actually have lived through these issues.
Professor Eileen N. Whelan Ariza, Ed.D., Multilingual/Multicultural Education, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; MAT in TESOL, Spanish as a Second Language, School for International Training, Brattleboro, Vermont, was a Teaching Fellow at Harvard University's English Language Institute. Currentlya professor in Florida Atlantic University's teacher education program, and ESOL Coordinator, College of Education.
Ariza is a three time Fulbright Scholar to Mexico, Costa Rica, and Malta, and teaches English as a foreign language methodology. Research interests are ESOL, cross-cultural communication, and preparation of mainstream teachers with English learners.
She has authored 28 popular textbooks/resources/chapters for teacher training, and over 85 peer reviewed publications.