As Humans, Adapting is What We Do Best

This interview took place in Bayside, New York, on December 1st, 2019. In it, Ami Farrell asks her mother, Setsu Sakaguchi, about the challenges she has faced in life and what she has learned from them. As an immigrant from...

English Extra Credit Opportunity

This interview was conducted on December 1, 2019. I talked to my uncle Marjo Mercado about his experience immigrating from the Philippines to the U.S. We also went in to discussion about his experiences in both the Philippines and in...

My mother and her experience moving to America

My mother immigrated to America from Japan 20 years ago, and has lived here ever since. In this interview, I ask about her experience as the first and only member of her family to move out of Japan, and about...

Abbey Brennan & Giovanna Domene

I interviewed Giovanna Domene, an international student who came to Taylor from Brazil.

Working in Another Language

Despite being in Japan for the earthquake in 2011, Gerald Hirshberg doesn't tell that story, because stories of interacting with the place and the people are far more earthshattering. In November of 2017, Kate Hirshberg interviewed her grandfather, Gerald 'Jerry'...

Xin Qi and Tianbing Xia talk about growing up in Beijing

In this interview conducted in December 2017 in Plano, Texas, Jennifer Xia interviews her dad Tianbing Xia and mom Cindy Qi about what is was like growing up in China, especially school life. Tianbing Xia shares insight on what day...

Dan Palmer and his grandmother Nazar Awwad talk about her life.

In this interview, conducted November 24, 2017 in Albany, NY, Dan Palmer (16) interviews his bilingual (in Arabic and English) Grandmother, Nazar Awwad (73), about her life in America as well as in the Middle East. Nazar shares some of...