When:
Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
Online event
Boston Public Library
Boston, MA 02116

EventScheduled OnlineEventAttendanceMode

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, Social Good, Virtual & Streaming

Event website:
https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/617056b1f67cb7430016c659

Join the Boston Public Library for an online talk with Masha Rumor, an award-winning journalist, immigrant, and author of Parenting with an Accent: How Immigrants Honor Their Heritage, Navigate Setbacks, and Chart New Paths for Their Children (local publisher Beacon Press), which merges real stories with research and on-the-ground reporting and explores multicultural parenting and identity in the U.S. Masha will now be in conversation with interfaith author and journalist Susan Katz Miller.


This program will take place on Zoom webinar. To attend, please register at the following link: https://bit.ly/BPLMashaParenting.


Through her own stories and interviews with other immigrant families, Masha Rumer paints a realistic and compassionate picture of what it’s like for immigrant parents raising a child in America while honoring their cultural identities. Parenting with an Accent incorporates a diverse collection of voices and experiences, giving readers an intimate look at the lives of many different immigrant families across the country. Using empirical data, humor, and on-the-ground reportage, Rumer offers interviews with experts on various aspects of parenting as an immigrant, including the challenges of acculturation, bilingualism strategies, and childcare. She visits a children’s Amharic class at an Ethiopian church in New York, a California vegetable farm, a Persian immersion school, and more.


Deeply researched yet personal, Parenting with an Accent centers immigrants and their experiences in a new country—emphasizing how immigrants and their children remain an integral part of America’s story.


To order this book from Trident Booksellers & Cafe, one of the BPL's local independent community bookstore partners, please visit this link to their website: https://bit.ly/BPLTridentMasha. Use coupon code BPLSHIP for free media mail delivery!


Masha Rumer is an award-winning journalist and freelance writer. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Quartz, the Moscow Times, Parents dot com, SFWeekly, Volume 1 Brooklyn, and elsewhere. An immigrant from the former Soviet Union, she now lives with her family in California, where she is navigating the nuances of multicultural and interfaith parenting.


Susan Katz Miller is the author of Being Both: Embracing Two Religions in One Interfaith Family and The Interfaith Family Journal. She is a former Newsweek reporter and former US correspondent for New Scientist. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. You can find her online at https://susankatzmiller.com/ and on Twitter (https://twitter.com/susankatzmiller).

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