Life changing places

Ferris had been going from place to place moving but during his 6 year span in Sudan he learned a lot

In Your Own Words with Sarady Merghani

As 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...

The Pressures of American Culture
December 3, 2017 App Interview

Asking a Sudanese millennial about the pressure to conform to American culture.

Ariam Tecle and Samuel Tecle talk about childhood back in Eritrea.

In this interview, conducted in December 2019, Ariam Tecle interviews her father about his childhood and the people that have impacted his life. He also mentions the struggle of leaving Eritrea to come to America at a young age. He...

Amy Atim Longa and Conny Bogaard

Friends, Amy Atim Longa (44) and Conny Bogaard (56), share their individual immigrant realities as they’ve created lives in Garden City, Kansas.

Sali Mahgoub and Ahmed Flex Omar

Sali Mahgoub (37) is interviewed her colleague and friend Ahmed "Flex" Omar (38) about growing up in Sudan, moving to Iowa in 1995, her journey navigating the new culture and language in the U.S., her work at the Obama Foundation,...