Interview with a foreign veteran: my father.

This is a bilingual(Turkish-English) interview with my father, who served in the Turkish military due to the draft.

Interview with my Mom
December 14, 2017 App Interview

My mom, Meili, talks about our family and her life living in China and Turkey.

Dad’s Thanksgiving
December 6, 2019 App Interview

My father came to America via boat in the 80’s. Here’s what Thanksgiving was like!

“Not once have I felt like I was not welcomed here.”: A chat about Immigration
October 25, 2017 App Interview

An Interview with a Kamer T. Kamer, born In Canada to a Turkish family, left Canada to Turkey at age 5 to 27, then decided to become an American citizen. This is her story.

Monologue Project

The subject is seeking asylum from Turkey. He is an educator and his goal is not to remain in the United States, he wants to unite people through education.

2018 Art Action Day – Elif Refig “Art is essential to democracy to fight its tendencies towards fascism.”

In preparation for the 2018 Art Action Day, the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) of PEN America interviewed Elif Refig, a Turkish filmmaker from Istanbul who now resides in New York. We spoke with Elif about the role of art...

Attitude of Gratitude Tamim

This interview is about my sister’s life and what she’s grateful for around Thanksgiving season.

Thanksgiving Oral History

Talking to my good friend, Brandon, about his Thanksgiving traditions