Pilar Munoz and Xochitl Munoz about Fumiko Bundy

Pilar Munoz talks about her mother, Fumiko, to her daughter Xochitl Munoz. As a young child living near Hiroshima, Japan, Fumiko was six years old when the atomic bomb was dropped. Pilar and Xochitl discuss Fumiko's childhood and life after...

Pilar Munoz and Xochitl Munoz about Fumiko Bundy

Pilar Munoz talks about her mother, Fumiko, to her daughter Xochitl Munoz. As a young child living near Hiroshima, Japan, Fumiko was six years old when the atomic bomb was dropped. Pilar and Xochitl discuss Fumiko's childhood and life after...

Interviewing Yuto about his personality change after leaving Japan

Yuto Yamada(20) interviewed by Maya Bolling (20) about growing up in Japan, and how his personality changed after experiencing foreign culture, and how he is handling being abroad during the pandemic. The two met when Yuto returned from America while...

Great Grandma’s Teeth

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

Interview with Alyssa

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

What Happened to Yoshi?

Jack Smith’s best friend was kidnapped by the government, and he never saw him again. On January 5, 2020, Ayden Lord interviewed her grandpa, Jack Smith, in Studio City about his best friend Yoshi who was taken to a Japanese...

Interviewing Yuto about his personality change after leaving Japan

Yuto Yamada(20) interviewed by Maya Bolling (20) about growing up in Japan, and how his personality changed after experiencing foreign culture, and how he is handling being abroad during the pandemic. The two met when Yuto returned from America while...

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).

John F. Kennedy's Assassination from the Perspective of a Solider

David McVey speaks with his grandson Addison Bauer about his experience hearing the news of John F. Kennedy's death whilst stationed in Japan. He talks about the reactions of himself, his friends, the Japanese and what he saw globally.

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Deborah Ranniger and Virginia Lora

Deborah Ranniger (58) talks to SC Facilitator Virginia Lora (26) about her dad Leonard Cornell who passed away 5 years ago of Alzheimers. She tells the story her dad would tell over and over again about going to the 1929...

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...

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...

[JP]ENCOURAGEインタビュー – 犬の美容師さんで日系カナダ人のMARIに、「家族」「仕事」「人生」について聴く

[JP]ENCOURAGEインタビュー – 犬の美容師さんで日系カナダ人MARIに、「家族」「仕事」「人生」というトピックで、インタビュー。ご両親が日本人で、生まれと育ちはカナダの彼女は、どういった環境で育ってきて、何を学んできたのか。彼女のいろんな側面を聴いています。

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.

Hailey Yoshida and Marye Kimoto

Hailey Yoshida (16) talks with her great-grandmother, Marye Kimoto (97) about her experience in Japanese internment camps and her life afterward. Marye also talks about what it was like to live during World War II.

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.

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...

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...