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India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History: Interview with Deep Shikha Gupta
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.
1 hour sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:01:44 running time
Interviewer: Sonifer, Polly
Interviewee: Gupta, Deep Shikha
East Indian Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 119 (Library Call Number)
AV2007.24.4 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'India Association of Minnesota Oral History Project - IAM History'