Beginning again, from refugee to Citizen 

BEGINNING AGAIN: FROM REFUGEE TO CITIZEN
Keynote Presentation by Professor Ahmed I. Samatar.
“Somalis in America,” conference held at Macalester College, July 15-17, 2004.

I. Introduction:

II. Why People Decamp
A.Push.
B. Pull.
C. Terms.

III.Waves and Models

IV.The Somali Moment
A.Tacabir vs. Qaxootin:
B.Issues:

V.The Dialectic of Critical Adaptation
A.English Language
B.Racism
C.Somali and Islamic Identities