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Social Science and Public Policy

Schooling in India: Transnational Indian American Youths

February 4, 2020 at 12:30pm2:00pm EST

Eggers Hall, 341

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Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs

South Asia Center


Adrienne Atterberry, PhD Candidate, Sociology, Syracuse University

Schooling in India: Transnational Indian American Youths

This presentation discusses Indian American high school and college students’ experiences in K-12 schools in India.  It focuses on these schools’ dual roles as sites of difference-making and comfort, as well as sites for the cultivation of beneficial cultural capital.  Last, it will discuss the factors that affect where transnational Indian American youths’ earn their undergraduate degrees.

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This event was first published on January 13, 2020 and last updated on January 15, 2020.

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