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“Orphans of the ‘New Poland’: Polish Americans, the Second Republic, and the Creation of a Diasporic Identity, 1919–1929”
John Radzilowski presented a paper at the conference “The Roaring 20s in Poland: History, Literature, Culture and the Arts,” sponsored by the University of Illinois, Chicago on April 7-8.  His paper was titled “Orphans of the ‘New Poland’: Polish Americans, the Second Republic, and the Creation of a Diasporic Identity, 1919–1929,” and addressed how the negative experiences re-emigration to Europe after World War I shaped a new ethnic identity among first and second generation Polish immigrants.
 
 

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