Mavbuddies Cultural Interview

Ethnographic interview for the Language Partner Program at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Patrick Rollin Interview with Dad

We began talking about the intersection of culture and politics. We then examined the polarization in politics and current Presidential nominees.

Importance of Family

My father’s life being an immigrant in the United States and what it meant to be a Filipino.

Week 1 interview

Interview my friend who has a very strong Indian culture background.

Pop Culture in My Dad’s Time

A brief discussion of pop culture in the 70s and 80s, specifically music and subcultures from a high school perspective.

“Nothing in life was taken for granted and you have to basically work your way through hardships and obstacles”
November 26, 2017 App Interview

In this interview, Alvin interviews Jican and asks him about his life experiences and adversities. He asks about Jican’s childhood and whether or not he celebrated Thanksgiving in the past. Jican responds with advice based on the hardships he faced...

My Grandmother

This is an interview with my grandmother who has lived a very full and interesting life. From growing up in a poor village in Greece, to traveling across the ocean to the United States in the seventies, she has gained...

Generations Project by James Ingram (Part 3)

I am interviewing a close friend in this recording. Her name is Jaylyn Hill.

Experiences of a Hmong American student in the United States

Interview with a young Hmong American man about his family history and his own experiences growing up in America.

Rahaf Abdallah and her mother, Azza Ghanem, talk about their lives growing up in Egypt and America.

In this interview, conducted in December 2017 in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey, Rahaf Abdallah (16) interviews her mother Azza Ghanem about her life growing up in Egypt and in America. Azza shares her stories about education and living the...

Thanksgiving family interview

Our family background and its influence on us, and my mother’s personal aspirations and perspectives.

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’...

Spanish Culture

Teresa Echave talking about her home country

Overcoming stereotypes

Finding out how a person is different from the assumptions made

Hair as an equalizer for a Ghanaian schoolgirl

A Ghanaian woman tells me about her childhood experience in Nigeria where hairstyles were a part of the school uniform, how she feels about the time it takes to get her hair braided, and the hilarious story of the first...

All Of The Universe Is All In This One Moment (Part 1)

We talked about her childhood and the struggles that she faced growing up. As well as where her life has taken her now. We talked about the people and events that have influenced her life as well as the harder...

Interview with Mom

Interview about her town, childhood, and culture.