Great Grandma’s Teeth

Colin Tanji tells the story of getting to know his great grandma

Alexis Finch’s Interview for the Great Thanksgiving Listen, 2018

In this recording, Alexis Finch at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nevada records an audio file for the 2018 Great Thanksgiving Listen. Alexis Finch is in 11th grade in English 11 Honors.

From Hurt To Healed

“After every air raid we would have to count heads to make sure everyone was okay”. On January 1, 2019, 14 year-old Taylor Huie interviewed her grandmother, Sylvia Huie, about her experience escaping the Japanese-Chinese War in the 1930s when...

Interview with Alyssa

Alyssa talks about the importance of embracing your cultural identity and learning a second language.

Discrimination on the Bus
November 28, 2018 App Interview

Julie, a Japanese-American woman, talks about her first time facing discrimination as a kindergartner and the effects it had on her life.

In Your Own Words with Pele Voncujovi

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

Upbringings in China, Japanese Culture, and 9/11: Stories from My Dad, Zijiang Yang

My dad and I discuss his childhood experiences of family life and academics in China, and how they differed from mine in America. We reflect on his career pursuits as a police officer, tour guide, and sushi chef due to...

Yamato Matsumura interviews his dad, Keigo Matsumura and talks about his early life and his life now. (Japanese)
November 21, 2018 App Interview

Keigo Matsumura talks about this most proud memory which was earning his certification for certified public accountant. Keigo also talks about him as a child wanting to be a professional baseball player. He was in a non professional baseball team...

Conversation with Grandma Nobue Asaeda

While visiting Oahu, Lindy and Rory Anderson sat down with Nobue Asaeda and asked her a series of questions on April 16th 2018. Rex, Nobue’s great grandson, was also at the table playing LEGO (hence the background noise).

Interview with Grandma Carol

November 25th 2018, I interviewed my grandma. Even though she didn’t want to do it, she allowed me!

Asian in Urban Education: High School Teachers Talk Race

Takeru and Esther are young Asian-American high school teachers in the south coast of Massachusetts. They teach next to each other in a community whose diverse population is not reflective of their racial or ethnic background. As they end their...