Rachel Kpete

Interviewing my housemate Rachel about her life in Nigeria and her transition to America.

Interviewing Rachel Kpete

Interviewing my housemate Rachel about her life in Nigeria and her transition to America.

Immigration Stories Reel–a brief recap of the overall, unedited audio interviews. The full impact is embodied within the full interviews.

I had the privilege to interview immigrants, descendants of immigrants, and asylum seekers across the world. Their stories were accompanied by anonymous portraits made from cyanotype imprints of their bodies and forms to which provided privacy and freedom to speak...

Mamas: MKs

I talked with my moms about their years growing up. They were both kids of missionaries and spent parts of their childhoods abroad.

AP Language Thanksgiving Interview: Mother 2018

I interviewed my mom, who like my dad, was an immigrant to America from Nigeria. She talks about the experience of being an immigrant and also living in America for a long time. Despite the label of “immigrant”, you’d also...

Interview of Mary Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mary Chijioke. Mary is the youngest of 5 children of Douglas and Alice Wardell Graffin of Chappaqua, New York, USA. She is the wife of Mark Chijioke, and together they have...

October 20, 2018
Interview with Mary Ellen Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mary Chijioke. Mary is the youngest of 5 children of Douglas and Alice Wardell Graffin of Chappaqua, New York, USA. She is the wife of Mark Chijioke, and together they have...

Interview of Professor Mark Chijioke

In December 2017 I had the privilege of interviewing Mark Chijioke. Mark was the first Nigerian dean of the School of Engineering at Nsukka, and also the first Nigerian engineering professor in the country. Amongst many things, he was always...

April 12, 2018
In Your Own Words with Madu Udeh

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College’s Davis Family Library initiated a series of oral interviews, “In Your Own Words.” In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace their...