Spring 2018 Interviews

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Spring 2018 Interviews

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These interviews were conducted as part of an undergraduate final project for the University of Maryland, College Park courses THET489V (Spring 2018) and HIST428M (Spring 2018). THET489V was led by Professor Esther Lee of the School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies, HIST428M was led by Professor Anne Rush of the Department of History, College of Arts and Humanities. Both courses were sponsored by the Center for Global Migration Studies.

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Interview of Gladys "Ita" Carlo.
This interview of Gladys "Ita" Carlo, Ecuadorian immigrant to the United States, was conducted with the assistance of a translator, the interviewee's grandson. Carlo details her experiences relocating to the United States following her husband's…

Interview of Joo H. Moon
This interview of Joo H. Moon, South Korean immigrant who moved to the United States when he was nine, focuses on his childhood experiences prior to and after immigrating to the U.S. Joo discusses cultural differences between the United States and…

Interview of Ronald Luna
This interview of Dr. Ronald Luna, an immigrant from El Salvador to the United States, explores his life prior to immigrating and his experiences as an undocumented immigrant for ten years. Dr. Luna discusses the role that religion, family,…

Interview of Azita Sojdehei
This interview of Azita Sojdehei, an Iranian immigrant to the United States, explores her experiences leaving Iran in the 1980s. Azita discusses her experiences in Germany and the U.S., including employment opportunities, the role of family, and…

Interview of Huaying Chen
This interview of Huaying Chen, a Chinese immigrant to the United States, details Huaying's early life in China following the Cultural Revolution. Huaying discusses Chinese politics, education, and the 1989 student movement and Tiananmen Massacre. …

Interview of Yem Adetunji
This interview of Yem Adentunji, a Nigerian immigrant to the United States, explores his experiences assimilating to American culture. Yem discusses his experiences of frequently moving and as an immigrant student. He further discusses cultural…

Interview of Fernando Yukio Maeda
This interview of Fernando Yukio Maeda, a Brazilian immigrant to the United States, explores topics of education barriers and professional development in Brazil and the benefits and challenges of immigrating to the U.S. for career development. …

Interview of Anto Meliksetian
This interview of Anto Meliksetian, a Syrian immigrant to the United States, explores how Anto copes with the Syrian refugee crisis through performance art. Anto discusses his experiences leaving Aleppo, Syria to come to the United States for…

Interview of Adelin Franck Nguimfack
This interview of Adelin Franck Nguimfack, a Cameroon immigrant to the United States, explores his childhood in Cameroon and his immigration to the U.S. as a teenager. Adelin discusses differences in culture between the U.S. and Cameroon, the…

Interview of James Kiwuwa
This interview of James Kiwuwa, a Ugandan immigrant to the United States, explores his childhood in Uganda prior to leaving for the United States. James discusses the importance of music to his life and his family, his impressions of the United…
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