A Book Talk with Prof. Dan-el Padilla Peralta (Princeton University, Classics) and Prof. Tao Leigh Goffe (NYU SCA) on Undocumented in the Academy: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League. A discussion on Afro-Caribbean Identity, the Dominican Diaspora, Roman Classics, Migration, and Memoir.
"a. Of a place: bordering the sea. Of a person: living near or by the sea."
Caribbean Queens: A Lunchtime Showcase on Sonics and Sexuality
"1.Biol. A culture (culture n. 3) made by transferring microorganisms or cells from a pre-existing culture to fresh medium; the process of making a culture in this way; an instance of this.
2. orig. Sociol. and Cultural Anthropol. An identifiable subgroup within a society or group of people, esp. one characterized by beliefs or interests at variance with those of the larger group; the distinctive ideas, practices, or way of life of such a subgroup."
Chinatown Diaspora Oral Histories @ Wing On Wo & Co.
Homeward Bound: Oral Histories of the Diaspora | Featuring Nyssa Chow, Huiying B. Chan, Tao Leigh Goffe, and Diane Wong
Oral Histories of the Diaspora, June 14th, 7PM How do oral histories document generations past and present? How do these stories shape our future? What are the stories you’ve been waiting to tell? Four multimedia storytellers, scholars, and organizers share their work documenting personal, local, and global stories of the diaspora.
1. Something that has been founded, established, or implanted, as an institution, a religion, a belief, etc. Obs.
a. The action of planting seeds or plants in the ground.
3.a. A cultivated bed or cluster of growing plants of any kind.
5. a. An estate or large farm, esp. in a former British colony, on which crops such as cotton, sugar, and tobacco are grown (formerly with the aid of slave labour). Freq. with distinguishing word.
b. In extended use (chiefly in African-American usage): any institution regarded as exploitative or paternalistic, esp. in fostering an environment of inequality and servitude reminiscent of slavery"