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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Deep Shikha Gupta

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Deep Shikha Gupta came to Minnesota in 1986 and completed her PhD in economics. She became involved with the School of India for Languages and Culture [SILC] and also the India Association of Minnesota [IAM]. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up in India; having an arranged marriage; teaching economics; moving to the United States and completing her PhD in addition to raising two children; meeting other Indians in the community; involvement in SILC; involvement in IAM and participation in events such as India Day; personal rewards of involvement in IAM and problems faced by the Indian community; impact of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the Indian community; controversial issues faced by IAM; membership and future of IAM; second-generation Indian-Americans and identity issues; gender inequality in India and in the United States; and opportunities for women in the United States.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:01:44 running time
Creation Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Narrator: Gupta, Deep Shikha
Subjects East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 06/23/2005
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 119
Accession Number AV2007.24.4
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