India Interview Project Process Reflection

It was difficult for me to come up with interview questions at first. I was not able to create good ones until I did my research for the annotated bibliography. Additionally, I started composing this piece with the idea of focusing solely on Kala. However, when I showed up at the Laxmipathy household, Kala was …

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Integration Over Assimilation: Kala and Pathy’s Experience of Maintaining their Indian Cultural Identity While Living in the United States

“We never expected,” Kala explained. “If we were in India, we would not let her marry like this. But after I moved here, I learned a lot. [One] should not be…,” Kala paused, searching for a word, “so narrow-minded,” Pathy, Kala’s husband, finished the sentence for her. My cousin Dan is marrying their daughter Vyjoo …